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css
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Making Images Retina Display Friendly

Have you ever noticed images look a bit blurry on your high res screen? Sometimes this is referred to as a "Retina" display... Its probably because the image used is exactly the pixels made for a regu..

12:14 am, July 2, 2019
css
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Making an image responsive using css

the following css will make an image display 100% its size and keep its aspect ratio if the screen size or element size gets smaller than the containing image. you should be able to drag the edge of t..

12:03 am, July 2, 2019
html
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Applied Accessibility - Tab Index

using the tabindex property on elements allows you to press the tab key while on the page and tab through the elements depending on the order specified by the tabindex. tab index can be applied to man..

11:52 pm, July 1, 2019
html
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Applied Accessibility - Access Keys

Access keys can be applied to link elements and in chrome you can access them by pressing ALT+ SHIFT + [accesskey] for some reason when testing this in chrome the a key was not accessible, but g and ..

11:40 pm, July 1, 2019
css
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Applied Accessibility - Screen reader only css

This is how a screen reader only css markup can be added. The content will still be available to screen reader clients.

11:24 pm, July 1, 2019
html
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Dropdown Box with Searchable Text

Here we have a dropdown select box, that you can type into to search the available options. No Javascript Required for this the browser does all the work. Press into the text box, and you will see a..

11:57 pm, June 30, 2019
jquery
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Change link target with JQuery

this will change the link href target to # on document load rather than its original link

12:17 am, June 28, 2019
css
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Drop Down Menu Swapping Left align to Right

this is useful if you have a nav that hits the right side of the screen and you want it to open on the left rather than the right side. you can see on the very right drop down item opens with its item..

5:36 am, June 26, 2019
tools
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Whois Lookup

1:00 am, June 24, 2019
php
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using the disk free space function in php

here is a built in php function that will show the amount of free space available on your server.

1:33 am, June 7, 2019
php
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create a mysql or sqlite current timestamp with php

just in case you need to create a CURRENT_TIMESTAMP using php, this formats the current date into the following.

5:45 am, May 27, 2019
php
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Cut a string when it finds a certain character with PHP

ok so lets say we have a string like this: Hi there im a string. I am also part of the same string. And we want to shorten the above string into just:  Hi there im a string. This is what i wo..

5:30 am, April 17, 2019
php
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validate a url using php with FILTER_VALIDATE_URL

checks if a url is valid

11:04 pm, March 28, 2019
php
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function to create a uid from html

this function converts a html string into a uid or unique id type string, its not actually unique, but its a string that can be used to make the title of something that contains html into a usable str..

12:44 am, March 22, 2019
php
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calculate a percentage (dec) difference based on two numbers

this function will show you the percentage difference between two numbers

12:13 am, March 22, 2019
php
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check if a user is logged in using sessions

4:34 am, March 20, 2019
asp
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asp classic get a url and display it

gets a url and displays it using XMLHTTP

12:08 am, March 20, 2019
css
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Using nth-child css to hide list items or repeated elements

Lets say that i have a list like this: <div class='my-awesome-list'><div class='a-list-item'>yay im a list item</div><div class='a-list-item'>yay im a list item</div><..

5:10 am, March 13, 2019
php
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PHP MySQL vs SQLite Count Items Function

I have been writing a few functions using sqlite and mysql. There are a couple of slight differences which can be seen in this count items_function.

3:40 am, February 25, 2019
php
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How Many Days Since a Date and other Calculations

Here i calculate the number of days since a certain date in php and use the values for checking how much something costs per day.  Start Date Lets add the date that the item was purchaced. In d..

12:27 am, February 11, 2019
css
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image Checkbox Replacement for Forms

Some sites like to be a bit tricky and have some complicated form checkbox replacement which is not all that hard, just can be a bit annoying as you have to extract the images for this to work. Demo ..

12:28 am, January 18, 2019
css
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Using Flexbox rather than Floats

So i was still using float left for a bunch of elements i was working on the other day, sometimes it's hard to drop old techniques. What are the actual benefits of using flexbox rather than float lef..

4:27 am, January 16, 2019
php
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Date Conversion PHP

Convert 1/1/2011 into 2011-01-01 00:00:00

10:40 pm, January 14, 2019
css
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white space pre-wrap formatting

when you want to preserve line breaks in plain text without having to add br tags or p tags.

10:23 pm, January 1, 2019
php
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Generate a random title from an array

give this an array of strings and it will pick a random one to return from the array.

1:34 am, December 19, 2018
php
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echo todays date and time in a nice format

This will produce some thing like this: 19 December 2018 @ 10:12

11:48 pm, December 18, 2018
core
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Core - File Structure

Core works on the following directory structure: //class//class/extends//css//db//images//import//inc//lib//pages//templates/ all of the core structure is fairly self explanitory core.class.php can..

11:38 pm, December 13, 2018
core
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Core Class - Basic Core Structure

A Core class that can be used as a base for all content types and uses the extend classes to define the database variables. So basically you can set up core class and then create sub extend classes to..

11:33 pm, December 13, 2018
php
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Generate Sub menu using Core

11:09 pm, December 13, 2018
php
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page load timer class

usage: $page_timer = new page_timer; // at the start of your code echo $page_timer->end(); // at the end of your code.

12:17 am, October 30, 2018
php
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human_filesize php

function via here http://php.net/manual/en/function.filesize.php#106569

5:40 am, October 29, 2018
bat
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xcopy backup full directory windows bat

xcopy /y/s/e/d/c/k/r d:\photos\*.* h:\photos

10:33 pm, October 24, 2018
php
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for loop set variables $p1,$p2.. etc as blank

this will loop through and assign the variable $p1 = ""; to each in the loop

3:53 am, October 24, 2018
php
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sqlite check table name exists

check that the table name exists in a sqlite database, this function it taken from a class.

12:44 am, October 24, 2018
php
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get current class name with get_class

This will return the current class name, can be used in side a function of the current class object or give it another object name to return. class myclass {function myfunction() {echo get_class($thi..

3:37 am, October 22, 2018
html
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meta keywords tag

used in the page header keywords are seperated by comma's. e.g: key word,keyword,etc

5:50 am, October 17, 2018
html
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meta description tag

used in the page header

5:48 am, October 17, 2018
php
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assign array to variables in a loop

this will assign all items in the array to variables $p1,$p2.. etc. $p = "/1/2/3/4/5/"; $page_array = explode("/",$p); foreach ($page_array as $key => $value) { if($value > "") { ${"p".$pc..

5:36 am, October 17, 2018
html
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favicon code meta tag

if you want to link a png as a favicon

4:01 am, October 17, 2018
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hide and show elements with js using getElementById and style.display

1:15 am, October 17, 2018
php
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generate a random color rgb code with php

this code will generate a random color every time its loaded using the rand function in php and generate something like this. .random-color { color:rgb(111,222,111); } PHP Code <?php ..

12:07 am, October 17, 2018
css
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css :active pseudo-class usage

The :active selector is a CSS pseudo-class. It represents an element that is being activated by the user when they are interacting with a button or link.

1:22 am, October 5, 2018
php
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Regular expression breakdown regex preg_replace php

/ - opening delimiter (necessary for regular expressions, can be any character that doesn't appear in the regular expression \( - Match an opening parenthesis [^)]+ - Match 1 or more character that..

1:39 am, September 21, 2018
php
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replace anything in brackets in a string using preg_replace regex php

Lets say we have a string like this hi there im a string (not really a string). and we want to remove this bit (not really a string) We can do this using the following regex (preg_replace) $strin..

1:17 am, September 21, 2018
php
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for loop with a 5 increment

$css_out = "";$max_width = "50";for($i=0; $i<=$max_width; $i = $i + 5) {$css_out .= ".m".$i."{margin:".$i."px;}";}return $css_out;

2:45 am, September 17, 2018
php
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Get Current Page URL PHP

There is a few methods of getting this but here is a simple one. Replacing the http or https manually.  $current_url = "http://$_SERVER[HTTP_HOST]$_SERVER[REQUEST_URI]"; Here is a more complex ..

2:19 am, September 4, 2018
php
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Get the document root path in php $_SERVER['DOCUMENT_ROOT']

I ususally use this one if i am linking to files in the server document root folder rather than specifying ../directory/include.file.php i will use something like this:  $document_root = $_..

12:23 am, September 4, 2018
php
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remove all of an element in a string &lt;h1&gt;

good if you want to remove all of the instances of an element in a string like if you have a <h1> tag in your string and want to remove it you can use the following code. $additional = "some te..

6:25 am, August 31, 2018
php
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get text between tags

Using DOMDocument you can get strings between tags Useful if you are processing raw html files with php function getTextBetweenTags($string, $tagname){ $d = new DOMDocument(); $d->load..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
php
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sqlite basic sql and loop results

basic loop through sql results using sqlite and php $sql = "select $field_name from $db_table_name"; $out = ""; $result = $db->query($sql); if($result) { while($row = $result->fetchA..

6:20 am, August 31, 2018
Welcome

This is my test area for webdev. I keep a collection of code snippits here, mostly for my reference. Also if i find a good site, i usually add it here.

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