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CSS Naked Day 2009

It's that time of year again, time to strip off your stylesheets and bare all for 1 day. Last year nearly 2,200 sites took part in CSS Naked Day (1,600 in 2007 and 750 in 2006), do you think we can see another increase this year?

Posted on Mon 6th April, 2009 in , , , , and with no comments

How-to: Music video style notifications for iTunes

Over the past two years of using Macs I've picked up so many little things that I take for granted and it's only recently since a friend has got a new macbook pro that I've started to remember some of them. Each track I play in iTunes appears at the bottom of the screen in a music video style notification, read on to find out how.

Posted on Mon 24th November, 2008 in , , , and with 2 comments

Should Arrows be Placed Before Link Text or After?

An interesting article at the Usability Post poses the question "Should Arrows be Placed Before Link Text or After?" I only tend to use arrows with previous / next links where I've always felt that the arrows should point away from the links but there are some interesting views from other people here too...

Posted on Thu 30th October, 2008 in , and with no comments

Robots - To index or not to index?

I'm having a look around the site at the moment and trying to think what I can do to help search engines spider MilkHub better. After reading about sitemap files I've started creating my sitemap.xml and I'll be fleshing that out a bit over the next week or so and pinging that to the search enginges. What else can I do?

Posted on Thu 25th September, 2008 in , , , and with no comments

cURL Error 26: Failed to open/read local data from file/application

Last night I was battling against cURL Error 26: "Failed to open/read local data from file/application" and eventually found a very simple solution...

Posted on Tue 26th August, 2008 in , , , , and with 6 comments