WordPress A-Z: e-Commerce

WordPress A-Z: e-Commerce

Many web developers are under the delusion that WordPress is (still) just a blogging platform. This may have been true 10 years ago, but the software has outgrown than niche significantly, especially in the last 2-3 years. All types of websites can now be deployed...
WordPress A-Z: The Dashboard

WordPress A-Z: The Dashboard

Aka the Admin Dashboard. This is the back-end of your WordPress website where, once logged in, you can edit content and change your website settings and configuration. The look and feel of the Dashboard is always being tweaked slightly with every major point release...
WordPress A-Z: Child Themes

WordPress A-Z: Child Themes

Child Themes are a relatively new concept in WordPress being fully implemented in v3.0. Residing in their own theme directory, Child Themes inherit the base functionality of the “parent” theme allowing you to add, remove or extend the features it provides. Advantages...
WordPress A-Z: Backups

WordPress A-Z: Backups

Hands up who hasn’t lost their WordPress installation at some point because a file was corrupted, accidentally deleted or the database (DB) was lost? A WordPress website is made up of two different components. The website files (.php .xml .jpg etc) The database...
WordPress A-Z: The Admin Bar

WordPress A-Z: The Admin Bar

This is the first article in our weekly WordPress A-Z series.  Helping you to understand the world of WordPress.The Admin Bar was introduced as a new optional feature in WordPress v3.1, providing handy administrative functions while browsing the site. When first...
Google Majel to Outperform Apple Siri

Google Majel to Outperform Apple Siri

Named after Star Trek creator Jean Roddenberry’s wife Majel Barrett-Roddenberry, the legendary voice of the Star Trek “computer” system, it looks like Google’s new voice recognition system “Majel” will be pushed back to Q4 of 2012. Apple’s Siri has been gaining a lot...
Google Project Glass

Google Project Glass

Google’s new Project Glass concept is causing a stir in the tech world. Developed by the secretive Google X team, Google’s co-founder Sergey Brin was spotted at a recent event wearing the new prototype augmented reality specs. Using technology already available...
Internet Blackout Day

Internet Blackout Day

Today thousands of websites all over the Internet are in blackout to protest against PIPA (Protect IP Act) and SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act). The proposed new pieces of American legislation are being considered by the US Congress in a bid to stop on-line piracy,...
5 Free Killer Web Apps for your Business

5 Free Killer Web Apps for your Business

I love web apps. I unnecessarily sign up for them all the time. Once upon a time I had tested pretty much every CRM and Project Management tool in the Google Apps marketplace; one part because I needed one of each, one part because I was afraid of choosing the wrong...