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Plugin Killer Series for WordPress: The End

By • Jul 6th, 2009

After eight posts, I am ending the plugin killer series. It has been a nice run. Hopefully, I have given you an idea of how easy it is to customize WordPress yourself – without having to resort to third party plugins. Not that there is anything wrong with that. Its just that, its more satisfying when you do it yourself. The advantages and disadvantages of customizing a theme rather than installing a plugin is given in the introduction to the WordPress Plugin Killer Series.



Highlight Author’s Comments in WordPress without using a WordPress Plugin

By • May 15th, 2009

Many blogs highlight the author’s comment in the comments section. You can use many plugins to get this effect(For eg., the Highlight Author Comments Plugin) – but you don’t have to. You can get the get the same effect by adding a small bit of code to your theme.



Naked Day – Disabling CSS for the Day

By • Apr 9th, 2009

Keeping with tradition, this site will be baring all on 9th April 2009. If you haven’t heard about Naked day, this should be enlightening…



JSL – a New JavaScript Library

By • Jul 20th, 2008

Yesterday, I published a new JavaScript Library – JSL. It borrows many ideas from the famous jQuery library. Download Packed Version – 13 KB Source – 38 KB Features The Standard Stuff… CSS DOM Selectors Ajax Functions Event Handling is abstracted Ability to change style of an element. Extendable by Plugins Supports all Modern Browsers […]



Defining Web 2.0 – At 3 Levels

By • Jan 23rd, 2008

Web 2.0 – almost everyone have heard the term – but few are sure about its meaning. Unfortunately, it cannot be defined easily. People in different fields have their own unique definitions for the term. In this article, I will attempt to define the term at three different level – the Philosophy, the Technology and […]



CSS Templating System

By • Jun 11th, 2007

In Nexty I used CSS to create a inexpensive templating system. You can see it in action in the settings page of Nexty. Currently I use it only for changing the icon sets. But you can change the colors and the layout using this system. Before starting, I must say that CSS is not the […]



Iconify Links with CSS

By • Jun 5th, 2007

Using icons is a must for all Web 2.0 apps. I have used this principle liberally in Nexty. When I was creating Nexty, I learned a simple trick that made using icons with CSS much easier. Go to Nexty to see the icons 3 Types of Icons I used 3 different classes for showing icons. […]