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9. September 2011
A landing page (sometimes also called "marketing page"), simply spoken, is the first page of a Web-presence that visitors see after klicking an ad or special link, which is intended to attract Web surfers' attention for a certain offer (e.g. information, products, forms and so on). A key element of landing pages is the "response" […]
4. September 2011
This work shows the differences between and the varieties of programming languages for the World Wide Web at present times and also helps understanding these. To reach this aim, the differences between programming languages are analyzed, and the affordances and circumstances of programming for the WWW are determined as well. Furthermore, an analysis of usage statistics is made to show what certain programming languages are in use today. As a result the most important programming languages for the Web 2011 are determined. Furthermore, a detailed programming language comparison sheet is presented, which can be used to compare the suitability of common and uncommon programming languages for Web use in general.
18. July 2011
A very common problem in programming web pages is to implement paging. Paging is required whenever there is an undefined amount of items (usually queried from a database) with a maximum amount of items to be displayed on one page. If there is more than one page, there must be a possibility to navigate through […]
You may have noticed that understanding and extending roles and capabilities in WordPress can be a bit confusing as a start. On the one hand there are the default roles: (Super Admin), Administrator, Editor, Author, Contributor, Subscriber, and they all have more or less rights (=capabilities) to do actions on a WordPress website, with descending […]
1. July 2011
Recently, when working on a WordPress website for a huge amount of users, a customer was unsatisfyied with the WordPress backend search for users. The default backend search only is searching for your search string in usernames, but not for first name, last name or email of users. As most WordPress projects are barely […]
12. June 2011
While using WordPress on IIS 7 we were confronted with the problem that post loops without results or 404 pages on IIS where redirecting to the ugly default 404 pages of IIS instead of leading us to the WordPress ones. The most obvious possibility to solve this problem is to change the IIS server configuration. […]
9. June 2011
Recently I was confronted with the problem to have multiple user types on a WordPress Blog who needed to be logged in using an external service/authentication mechanism partly. But they all had to use the same login form for the system. A common problem? The WordPress Function Reference and Codex do not document this topic […]
A lot of sites want WordPress excerpts to have an accurate length to fit into a specified number of text lines. This can be required for design reasons, for example. The default WordPress excerpt length is managed by a given amount of words (default 70), which can be very imprecicsly when it comes to the […]