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Carbon Fiber Social Media Icons

One of the most efficient ways of adding social media icons to a website is to use a “sprite”. This “sprite” contains multiple images – in this case two instances of each social media icon that we want to use. So instead of having to download multiple images the browser can just download one image and then we can use CSS to control which part of this image is going to be visible at any point in time. In this example we are using carbon fiber social media icons.

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Web Form that e-mails an XML attachment

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More often than not the feature I’m trying to implement doesn’t exist. Or it’s just not quite right and doesn’t get the job done.

  • At face value this seemed fairly straight forward – build a web form that
    • performs validation of required fields.
    • e-mails the response.
    • attaches a Maximizer compatible XML file to the e-mail for quick & easy import.
    • host the web form inside a Word Press page.

Of course there are plenty of examples online of how to implement each of these features but no example that ties them all together.

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SlideDeck Titles Lens for Pages

Do you like the SlideDeck Titles Lens and want to be able to use it for Pages on your WordPress site? The feature is supported in SlideDeck but by default it will use all of your pages and show either the most “Recent” or “Popular”.

By default Pages don't have any Taxonomy associated with them so you're left with choosing "Recent" or "Popular" to determine which pages are displayed in your SlideDeck
By default Pages don’t have any Taxonomy associated with them so you’re left with choosing “Recent” or “Popular” to determine which pages are displayed in your SlideDeck

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