Posts Tagged ‘Web’

Creating Your Own WordPress Theme

Creating Your Own WordPress Theme Now you know how to install and activate a theme on your site as well as what the different aspects of the theme are. It’s time to take the next step and make your own theme. You can start a theme from scratch, but why not stand on the shoulders […]

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Using Nokia’s S60 Platform Services API in Flash Lite Mobile

The S60 Platform Services API library, which is referenced here, can be found on the Forum Nokia Developers website at http://library.forum.nokia.com/. S60 Platform Services Overview The S60 Platform is the software platform specially created for mobile phones that runs on Symbian OS, one of the leading smartphone platforms in the world. You’ll frequently come across […]

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Using XML, Twitter, and RSS Content in WordPress

Collecting External Content You have weighed the pros and cons of aggregating your online reputation into your WordPress site. The next question is how are you going to do it? And which sites are you going to include? Basically, you can only include sites that have an API to permit the consumption of the data. […]

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Accessing Mobile Device UI Components In Flash Lite: Soft Keys, Status Bar, and Progress Indicator

Using Soft Keys Soft keys are a common feature on the majority of mobile devices that do not have a dedicated touch screen interface. The Sony Ericsson soft key UI component contains three buttons and maps the key presses of the mobile device to the left soft key, right soft key and the enter key […]

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WordPress Database Queries, Operations, and Errors

WordPress Database Class WordPress features an object class with method functions for working with the database directly. This database class is called wpdb and is located in wp-includes/wp-db.php. Any time you are querying the WordPress database in PHP code you should use the wpdb class. The main reason for using this class is to allow […]

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Using Mobile Device Capabilities in Flash Lite

Using Device Capabilities It’s important to consider which environment your mobile device application will run in, since not all devices running Flash Lite will have the exact same features. If you remember, the Sony Ericsson Aino and the Nokia E71 have different ways for users to interact with software applications. The E71 has a QWERTY […]

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Configuring WordPress Permalinks, Keyword URLs, and PHP in .htaccess

WordPress features specific files that can be edited for different purposes. These files can alter how WordPress functions. Always test changes in a development environment before publishing to a production server. .htaccess The .htaccess file is used primarily for creating pretty permalinks and keyword injected URLs for your web site. WordPress by default creates ugly […]

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Microsoft Mix10 Day 2 Keynote – Internet Explorer 9, HTML5, Hardware Acceleration, jQuery, and oData

HTML5 is still an early unfinished specification but Microsoft is pushing the boundaries in announcing coming feature support in Internet Explorer 9. Microsoft has announced that developers will be able to see IE9 code refreshes about every 8 weeks leading up to the beta release. The IE9 platform preview including samples is available now at […]

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Managing Media Files in WordPress

  This article is excerpted from WordPress 24-Hour Trainer by George Plumley. (ISBN: 978-0-470-55458-6, Copyright 2010 Wiley Publishing Inc.) In this lesson I show you how to work with the library, both sorting and finding media files, as well as editing and deleting them. I also show you some administrative settings for media files. This […]

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Adding a New Page in WordPress

This article is excerpted from WordPress 24-Hour Trainer by George Plumley. (ISBN: 978-0-470-55458-6, Copyright 2010 Wiley Publishing Inc.) In this lesson, it’s time to cover the functions unique to WordPress pages, such as using page templates or creating sub-pages.   Pages vs. Posts In older versions of WordPress there was often only one word on […]

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