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Alternate XHTML for Flash not appearing for Google Chrome or Safari

I. The Problem For the past couple years, I’ve been using alternate XHTML for my Flash pages for purposes of both accessibility and SEO. The code generally looks something like this: <div id=”flashContent”> <object type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” data=”swfFileNameHere.swf” height=”650″ width=”950″> <param name=”movie” … Continue reading

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33 Useful Websites

Of these, the only ones I’ve ever used before are the Online Etymology Dictionary and Print-Friendly (for WordPress). These other sites might be useful, too: Word Frequency Counter Screenr Adobe Kuler ManualsLib What the Font Flip Text

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Movie fonts

Fonts from various movies

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Print-Friendly & PDF plugin added

Just added the Print-Friendly & PDF plugin for WordPress, because the Print-O-Matic plugin inexplicably stopped working. The plugin is being used with default settings for the most part, aside from changing the PRINT button’s bottom margin to zero within the plugin’s … Continue reading

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Cookies For Comments plugin deactivated & uninstalled

Matt Cutts of Google gave a glowing review of the Cookies For Comments WordPress plugin, so I installed it on my general interest blog several months ago. Yesterday, I discovered that the plugin was directing all comments to the spam … Continue reading

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WordPress plugin added: Custom Login

The login page for WordPress is very washed out, with text labels that are difficult to read, and borders around textboxes that are virtually invisible: The situation is somewhat better when a textbox has been clicked, but the border is … Continue reading

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100 Free Fonts

CreativeBloq.com has 100 of the best free fonts for web designers. I don’t necessarily agree with all of their choices, but a lot of them really do look good.

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Problems Hardening WordPress Security With .htaccess

A couple nights ago, I modified the .htaccess files on my blogs in order to add better security for WordPress. ThematoSoup.com has written an excellent piece on how to do this, but I still encountered a few difficulties… I The … Continue reading

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Footer Putter copyright plugin

I’ve deactivated the Blog Copyright plugin and added the Footer Putter plugin in its place. The Blog Copyright plugin wasn’t inserting the copyright information within the footer – it was adding it beneath the WRAPPER. Using CSS, I was able … Continue reading

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Adobe Software Hacked

Good grief, this is the first I’ve heard of this. (I have an Adobe account…) 38 million Adobe users’ accounts compromised. Credit card information also appears to have been stolen.

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