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Non-Traditional Ways To Learn Design

Study Logos …not 1000 of them in a book (though those are useful and fun too)… take a logo a day and spend an hour just looking at it. Put it aside then look at it again later. Print it in black and white and in color. Post it everywhere. Then, just sit and stare at it again. -Have more time? Take a couple hours to recreate it. YouTube With an awesome amount of tutorials on just about everything... 

Custom jQuery Mobile Themes

Here’s something for designers… I was recently looking around for jQuery Mobile themes and really couldn’t find much. jQuery Mobile is pretty well laid out and it’s easy to work on theming. Since it’s pretty new, not a lot of people have been making templates for it yet. Some have been doing themes geared to mobiles for WordPress but not general themes. It could be a good... 

How To Add The Full Count To Facebook Like Button

If you have over 1,000 facebook likes you’ve liekly noticed that the count rounds it out to 1k. But changing it is extremely easy, whether you’ve added the button directly or through a service like AddThis. Simply look through your site’s HTML and find the code: fb:like:layout="button_count" Then switch it to: fb:like:layout="standard" Done! Or if it’s the other way around,... 

Solution: Setting a required field in a drop down menu in ColdFusion

There may be another way in more recent versions but in earlier versions, to require the user to pick an answer on a form, simply do this… Somewhere between the <form> and </form> tags (I usually put it at the top to eliminate confusion), place <input type="hidden" name="nameoffield_required" value="Must select an answer. Please go back to continue."> Then, in your form,... 
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Solution: Can’t Log Into New Installation of WordPress In Internet Explorer?

I never had this problem with previous installations but during one installation of WordPress, I couldn’t sign in. I would go to the login screen, enter my information, it would say the password was incorrect and ask me to log in again. Logging in with Firefox worked (but I prefer IE). The solution? Pretty simple actually. In Internet Explorer, simply go to Tools > Internet Options > then... 
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