How to Make an iTunes Slider on Your Website - Including Links

The slider in the iTunes software is pretty cool, and our graphic designer at work thought so too. He had us integrate the slider into the website we built for Peace Apostolic Community in Rockhampton. I found a cool tutorial online at Tuts Plus that was able to give me a great start but the code was incomplete. I've modified the code a little ... Read More »

7th Aug 2012
Server Monitoring with SMS Alerts - Top Ten Providers

Recently we had to set up server monitoring via SMS for our Dedicated Server. We were hoping there would be a free service so did a fair bit of research into this. As it turns out we didn't find a free service, but we did find much information which we have compiled and we hope will save other people much time. Here is a list of Companies that ... Read More »

14th Jun 2012
Move a Website as Webhost in WHM/Cpanel

A simple concise explanation - so much of the documentation seems convoluted that it's hard to understand.  If you are a webhost and you want to move a new account from another server, here are the easy instructions.1. Backup the site from the original server and make a full copy.  Make sure to backup databases and email settings too2. ... Read More »

24th May 2012
Does ExactSeek Keyword Advertising Actually Work?

This is my experience with Exactseek.  In July 2010 I purchased 5 keywords for $12 each for 3 months.  I paid $60 for 3 months in total.  (5 X $12)  It seemed pretty cheap to me and my keywords were: web design website design web hosting cheap web hosting and search engine optimisation.  I sent traffic ... Read More »

1st Oct 2011
How To Follow Someone on Twitter Without Having an Account

You don't need a twitter account to follow tweets. Its very simple. You just need to text follow @twitteruser and change out @twitteruser for the actual twitter users username. If you are in Australia, the number to text to is 0198089948. In other countries here are the numbers: USA: 40404 Canada: 21212 UK: 86444 India: 53000 (not ... Read More »

19th Aug 2011
SMS Gateway Feature and Price Comparison

Recently I have been developing a SMS application for a customer in Rockhampton and have spent significant time researching SMS Gateways for my customer in attempting to select the most appropriate one for his application.  Many great SMS Gateways don’t suitably work in Australia, which is dissapointing.  We have ended up selecting ... Read More »

14th Jul 2011
Countries List of Safe Key | Option Pairs for Drupal Webform

Some of you may be wanting to use a list of countries in Drupal Webform for the purposes of compiling a drop down list of countries.  When creating your webform the module will ask you to provide the options as a list of key option pairs.  After searching on Google I wasn’t able to locate a list prepared for Drupal, so here is the ... Read More »

31st May 2011
Use PHP to Display Your Last Tweet from Twitter

This week I was building a website for a church where they wanted the last tweet from the minister to appear on the home page.  It sounds like the kind of thing that everyone does and rather than reinvent the wheel I thought I’d google for a little script.  I found a lot of sites with scripts but they mostly boiled down to the same 3 or 4 ... Read More »

20th Apr 2011
Building Effective Church Websites with SEO

The majority of website advice and articles are targeted towards making money and business minded people.  Search Engine Optimisation is largely a science aimed at generating traffic for websites– but this is mostly done with the aim of increasing revenue for the owner of the website.  However not all websites have the aim of ... Read More »

1st Apr 2011
Do Nofollow Links Have Value? A Test!

For a long time people went crazy trying to build links everywhere in an attempt to get a better ranking on the search engines.  Then Google invented the nofollow attribute for a hyperlink.  This attribute was a direction order to the Googlebot (and now used by other spiders) to tell them not to follow a link and index it.  This meant that ... Read More »

9th Feb 2011