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Easily convert Excel to MySQL

Found this tool while I was trying to save time grabbing content from an old MS Access database. Exporting the data to Excel and then using the tool below saved me hours!! Download the XSL2SQL conver...
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How to Disable Automatic Updates in WordPress

m4s0n501 Since 3.7, a typical WordPress install will now be able to automatically update itself when there is a new minor/security release available without any user input. For example, it will autom...
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Finding duplicate entries in MySQL

From time to time I need to check for duplicate entries in my databases. E.g. when I have large numbers of clients signing up for events or similar. I know there’s ways of deleting multiple ent...

Working with linked tables

I’m currently working on a website project that requires separate websites (different language dependant domains) to share a common image database. Thus, to avoid having to upload and link in t...

Using PHP to print only the first sentence

Ever wanted to pull just the first sentence of a text and print it? If yes, this is for you. Simply add the following code (in PHP) to your page/system before the actual HTML stuff begins: < ?php fun...

How to remove the active/focus borders

I’m sure you have noticed that when you click a hyper link, and especially a linked image, a dotted border appears around it. Have a look at CSSplay for more examples and proper CSS code fix re...

Introducing SWFObject v2

SWFObject is an easy-to-use and standards-friendly method to embed Flash content, which utilizes one small JavaScript file. I’ve previously mentioned SWFObject in one of my posts last year. The...

Another browser detection method

First let me emphasise that I’m not a big fan of making up different styling rules for the various browsers. But in some (most) cases it’s an absolute necessity. Before I continue I’...

Introducing markItUp!

markItUp! is a JavaScript plugin built on the jQuery library. It allows you to turn any textarea into a markup editor. Html, Textile, Wiki Syntax, Markdown, BBcode or even your own Markup system can ...

Spry framework for Ajax

The Spry framework for Ajax is a JavaScript library that provides easy-to-use yet powerful Ajax functionality that allows designers to build pages that provide a richer experience for their users. It...