Tag Archives: Freebies

Beautifully Simple Feedback Widget

Last Updated: May 9th, 2018 Works perfectly in the latest versions of Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and IE and uses only CSS. Demo View Demo CSS #feedback{display:block;position:fixed;top:65%;right:0;font-family:georgia,serif;font-size:20px;color:#fff;padding:15px;border-left:4px #7fccff solid;background:#09f} #feedback a{display:block;font-size:0;color:#b4e0fd;transition:all 0.5s ease} #feedback:hover a{font-size:inherit} HTML <div id="feedback">feedback<a href="mailto:feedback@website.com">feedback@website.com</a></div> As with all my scripts, I write them as simply and cleanly as possible to get the […]

Beautiful Apple Style Dropdown Menu

UPDATE — While this article may still hold some value, it is pretty dated. To see the very last incarnation of this menu’s code, download the Startup theme. You can also find my very latest (2015 onward) menus in the GenericTools code samples. Last Updated Aug 5th, 2012 — If you’re not an Apple fan […]

My Coding Code of Ethics

Quick and Dirty I loathe licensing. All the code I write and share on my blog (unless otherwise noted) is public domain (wiki). In short, that means there is no license whatsoever, no limitations, and you do not need to ask permission. My writings, ideas, theories, opinions, observations, creations, projects, experiments, etc., however, are of […]

AVG vs Norton

I’ve known the answer to that question for a long time. AVG is clearly the better anti-virus software. However, at the end of this article will be a chance for everyone to chime in. A friend of mine once said that Norton itself is a virus, couldn’t agree more. I’ve cleaned all the crapware off […]

5 Tools to Take Control of Your Web Browsing

Here are 5 tools I use to completely take control of my web browsing experience in: speed, security, productivity, convenience, and even creativity. This list is great for designers, developers, and casual browsers alike. 1. Firefox (Web Browser) Get it Now Firefox is the king of all browsers. I will accept the use of Chrome […]

Google +1 Button Script

If this is the first you’ve heard of this new Google +1 (Plus One) Button, checkout the official page. First, add this in between your <head> tags: <script src="https://apis.google.com/js/platform.js" async defer></script> Second, add this just below the <body> tag: <div style="position:fixed;bottom:0;left:50px;z-index:1"><g:plusone size="tall"></g:plusone></div> This will fix the Google +1 Button bottom-left on your pages. It will […]

How to Get a Logo Designed Inexpensively with Quality

It seems that almost everyone needs a logo or brand these days. You don’t need to pay a fortune to get a quality logo designed. It can be affordable. Step 1. First, I recommend that you outline as many details about your desired logo as you can. The more clear you can be on what […]

Best and Worst List of Software / Services

Keep in mind I’m referring to well-known, popular products. Obviously, there are far worse products out there that are relatively unknown, so not really notable. Web / Internet Browser Best Mozilla Firefox Worst Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) Ant-virus Software Best AVG Free Anti-virus Worst Symantec Norton Anti-virus (AKA McAfee Ant-virus) Firewall Software Best ZoneAlarm Free […]

User-Friendly and SEO-Friendly Title Structure for WordPress

I personally find that this structure is the most user-friendly and SEO-friendly: <title><?php wp_title( ‘ | ‘, true, ‘right’ ); ?></title> which will result in: Name of Post | Name of Site For a live demo, reference this very blog. UPDATE — While the above still works, you can now remove this from header.php and […]