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26. February 2014
from Blackbam
In this very short article I am going to show you how to center a div containing floating elements horizontally with pure CSS. Although it should be a simple problem, sometimes it can be annoying to get something centered. So here is a very simple solution for this problem: How to center a div: margin: […]
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15. February 2014
from Blackbam
When coding responsive Web-Designs we usually have images in the content and in various containers with varying dimensions. In these containers, images should never be bigger than the HTML-container itself. In order to solve this problem I have developed this little script which may be helpful for some of you visitors, too. It is just […]
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3. July 2013
from Blackbam
This article on PostgreSQL is dedicated to my university course about database system, which I had to absolve this year. This post maybe useful as a quick syntactic introduction to PostgreSQL. It contains some useful examples and structures. This is not a complete tutorial. For really learning PostgreSQL you should consider reading the official documentation. […]
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2. July 2013
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Recently a client wanted to display social media buttons like facebook, twitter and google plus at the bottom of each image in jQuery Colorbox. As it is bad practice to change the source code of a Plugin, the following code worked well for this job.   Note: This client wanted the full URL to be […]
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From category jQuery || 12 comments »
3. June 2013
from Blackbam
TinyMCE is the standard WordPress visual editor and it might be the best choice for a lot of WordPress websites. Unfortunatly it always required some time and a lot of knowledge to customize and style it to your needs. Using this following Plugin will reduce this problem.   Clients tend to get crazy if they have […]
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From category Plugins, WordPress || 27 comments »
1. December 2012
from Blackbam
As it is happens quite often that the rich editor of WordPress is a barrier concerning posts including difficult HTML, I wrote a Plugin. I am planning to release an improved version to the WordPress Plugin repository soon, but I think this works quite well for now:   // Deactivate Visual Editor if option is […]
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17. October 2012
from Blackbam
As it was a bit tricky to find out how this works, I want to share this script. This is how you can convert a UTC timestamp without offset and summertime into a converted timestamp using PHP. This is especially useful when extending a Calendar Plugin for example, which saves its dates in UTC-timestamps while […]
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12. July 2012
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The automatic upgrade function of WordPress is usefull for most bloggers, as they always are reminded to keep WordPress and its extensions up to date. Anyhow, it can be very annoying for developers when customers and end-user make updates by their own, usually destroying something. It is often recomendable to disable this notifications: Sometimes a […]
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From category WordPress, WP Scripts || 6 comments »
25. June 2012
from Blackbam
Why does WordPress need another Header Images Plugin? Really, there are a lot of Plugins for this purpose so why did I have to write another one? The answer is: All these plugins have a lot of code, it is hard to extend these by oneself and unfortunatly none if these is really simple to […]
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From category Plugins, WordPress || 93 comments »
23. March 2012
from Blackbam
Always when trying to integrate a Mailchimp Newsletter Subscription into WordPress manually, there are a lot of problems occuring. In this very short tutorial I will explain how to create a working, customizable form. 1. The Mailchimp backend. Go to: Lists -> Forms [from the desired list] -> For your Website -> Signup Form embed […]
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