Online Button Creation Tool

I was reading the Blosxom email list tonight and came across an interesting photoblog by Rob Park. After enjoying some of his photos, I noticed his post about an online form for creating the XML, RSS, etc. buttons popular on so many websites. Adam Kalsey has created a simple (dare …

Tagged as: sitedesign tools

AgilityNerd Site Enhancements

I've spent some time over the past couple nights trying to improve the access to information on my site. As a software developer it is often more fun to play around with the technology than it is to do "real" work.

I've made the following enhancements:

  • Added Quick Links to …

Modifications to Blosxom moreenties PluginLinks to a Configurable Number of Index Pages

Jason Clark created the moreentries plugin for Blosxom to allow adding links to the previous and next group of articles/entries in the head or foot of a Blosxom weblog. He solved a problem that most weblogs have; it can be difficult for visitors to browse older articles. Although he …

See More... Added to Article Display on Index Pages

I know my Agility readers will give me a hard time about this non-Agility post, but hey I'm "thinking about technology" too. I was limiting to five the number of articles/posts on my main and index pages to minimize the download time for non cable/DSL visitors. But I've …

Centering DIVs in CSS

I took a look at this site on an 800x600 resolution monitor and didn't like how the original layout looked. Having the menu box on the left hand side with a 20px margin to the left used up too much screen space. So I decided to move the menu box …

Tagged as: css webdevelopment

CSS for Print Media

In keeping with my desire to have this site's layout be easy to read,I wanted it to look good in print too. The layout uses CSS instead of HTML tables. This lets me position the divscontaining various text for the screen and it allows me to positionand hide text …

AgilityNerd Blosxom Plugins

Updated 20-Jun-08 for addition of storytitle

I'm really impressed with the Blosxom plugin mechanism. Rael Dornfest, author of Blosxom, put hooks at strategic points in the page generation process. At each hook point the main script iterates all the plugins present in the plugin directory. Plugins that implement the hook …

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