Equal Height and Width for WordPress Widgets Using JQuery

There are situations when a developer needs to set equal height and width to child div’s that contain dynamic content. I came across such a situation, in which I had to place more than one widget in a single horizontal row. If I applied static heights and widths to the divs, there was a possibility […]

JavaScript/jQuery Snippet to check if a function exists

I am working on a very complex wordpress theme from last few weeks and on the way learning many new things. To keep load time of this new theme in check, I am using many ‘if’ statements in header.php to control which javascript library/jquery plugin loads on which page. So before making JavaScript/jQuery function calls, […]

WordPress Themes – Standards and Checklists (beta)

This article was originally created (in parts) for rtCampers to guide our trainees and follow the best CSS and design practices. It is by no means complete but hopefully it will evolve over time as we get more mature with WordPress, CSS and web-design in-general. The goal of this article is to create a master […]

Feed Sweep: Create widgets for showing feeds on website

When designing a website or a blog, you might need to show some feeds from another website. This is quite relevant if you have two blogs and want to show feeds from one to the other. Feed Sweep is a website which allows the user to register and create customized widgets for showing feeds from […]

Adobe Security Updates on May 12

Last month, Adobe’s Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) announced potential vulnerability in Adobe Reader 9.1 and 8.1.4 and had urged users on all platforms to disable JavaScript. Since then, many have been eagerly awaiting Adobe security patches so that the issue can be fixed. Adobe has set a May 12 date for the delivery […]

Disable JavaScript in Adobe PDF Reader!

Adobe Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) has reported a potential Adobe Reader issue. “Adobe is aware of reports of a potential vulnerability in Adobe Reader 9.1 and 8.1.4, as described in SecurityFocus BID 34736. We are currently investigating, and will have an update once we get more information.” Adobe has urged users on all […]

Page Navigation Hack for Blogger (Blogspot)

Most of the people think that page navigation hack is only for who blogs at WordPress. But here is the hack for those who use blogger and want to add page navigation to their blog. This hack will show page number instead of text link older posts, as shown in following screenshot. You can see […]

Using Firebug Console to log from GreaseMonkey Scripts

This is for all Greasemonkey developers who also use Firebug. Firebug is one of the best Firefox extension for developers. To start with, almost every Greasemonkey developer uses built-in API method “GM_log()” to log debugging messages to Firefox’s javascript console. While normal javascript developers use Firebug’s API method “console.log()” to log debugging messages to Firebug […]

Enable Right-Click On Any Website (Including Orkut)

There are many websites which prefer to disable right-clicking on web-pages specially images. To do this they normally use one of JavaScript ways. The most popular way is to add following code to element tag on which you want to disable right-clicking. oncontextmenu=”return false;” For example, say you have code for an image like below… […]