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Twitter Share Button December 28, 2013
Twitter Social Sharing Buttons Should Include Your Twitter Handle

I do a lot of sharing on Twitter; in fact, about 60% of my tweets include an outbound link. However I noticed that in many instances (too many in my opinion), when I hit the “tweet” button on an article, I have to manually add the Twitter handle of either the author or of the […]

CPanel November 14, 2013
Think Twice Before Using CPanel Script Installers

When you open up a web hosting account and get ready to start on your website, one of the first things that you probably log into is CPanel (or its equivalent). I’ve been using CPanel for years, and I still get giddy when I visit it, and I’m setting up a new website. 5 years […]

no facebook login September 22, 2013
No Facebook Login Here

This marks weekend #2 of working on my Joomla site. One of the things I’m focusing on now is the user registration and login features. My template comes with the option to have site visitors login using their Facebook credentials (commonly known as Facebook Connect). However after looking at the Facebook API requirements and thinking […]

Joomla Three September 16, 2013
Wrestling With Joomla 3.1.5

This past weekend, I decided to create a new Joomla site. Partly, I missed working with it since my dabbles back in 2011 doing some freelance work (which turned out to be less than a pleasant experience). Also, I guess I felt very empowered by my recent update and redesign of my own site, that […]

wordpress vs. joomla December 12, 2011
Joomla or WordPress?

In the past two weeks, I’ve been asked a few times whether I prefer Joomla or WordPress for blogging and/or website development. There are many, many articles on the ‘net that outline the advantages and disadvantages of both. However in my own personal view, it really comes down to what you want the website to […]