This is a WordPress tip on how to show content exclusively on the home page. Some times you may want to show specific content – such as links to web resources, or text, only on the home page (front page) of your site. Here is how you do it.
Zim Wiki is a very good cross-platform Wiki style text editor ideal for taking notes. As the name indicates, it uses Wiki style markup. Today I stumbled upon a nice script which allows you to convert all your Tomboy notes to Zim Desktop Wiki format. It is a Python script and can be downloaded from here.
On an alternate note, did you know that Zim Wiki has an inbuilt web server ? You can access the web server via Zim Wiki Menu – “Tools > Start Web Server”.
Once you start the web server, all your Zim Wiki notes can be accessed on the 8080 default port of your computer. This is a very good way of sharing your Zim Wiki notes with other people on your network.
Now you can write code in HTML and CSS very fast using a unique plugin. Called Zen Coding, this is a plugin available for many popular text editors which help you to code in HTML, CSS, XML, XSL and so on in very little time. Zen coding is a new way of writing HTML using CSS like selector syntax.
Syntax Highlighting is a method of color coding the code syntax to make it more legible to the reader. For this you embed pieces of code into your website / blog where ever you need to highlight any code in your articles, and the syntax highlighter does the job.
This is a collection of resources put together by Google which teaches you how to optimize your website.
Google has been at the forefront in urging people (mainly web masters, web designers, and web developers) in creating websites which support multiple devices, are fast loading, and standards compliant. With this goal in mind, Google is endeavouring to provide a collection of knowledge articles (tutorials) and videos which help people make their websites load faster thus speeding up the web.
Web accessibility is a hot topic for web designers and users alike. For the former, it is a choice of following open standards and making sure that the websites they build are easy to navigate by its visitors and search engines alike. And for the latter (end users), it is a case of having a pleasant time navigating through the website and easily finding what they are looking for.
A more useful method I found, is to insert the value
wmode="transparent" in the Flash
<embed> tag as follows :
<embed quality="high" wmode="transparent" allowscriptaccess="always" align="middle" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" ...> ... </embed>
It is possible to display any HTML element as a table using the CSS
display property. Now a days with modern web browsers providing support for advanced CSS properties, it has become feasible to use block elements to display data in a tabular format. This is done by clever use of the values in the CSS
There are numerous search engines that help you to find the information you seek. But most times, when out looking for data related to a specific topic, you are forced to wade through pages and pages of search results before finding what you are looking for. For example, try searching for a chunk of code in Google or Yahoo search to know what I mean. (more…)