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How I became a skilled web developer

Ok, before continuing in reading this article, it is not about boasting my skill-set. As much as I love to tell people I’m the new god, ahum no I’m not. I do want to point out that I create affective things. And have done so for the past 13 years. This article explains how I became […]

posted in: Tutorials

Date posted: 8 February, 2014

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What defines a link network

I think most people have heard of Google’s crackdown on link networks and rightfully so. I absolutely hate people trying to wing the system. But I actually don’t understand what a link network is? So this article is to try to understand what a link network is. I’m a simple Web Developer and only share […]

posted in: SEO

Date posted: 2 February, 2014

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jQuery checking for empty form fields

In every html form you want to prevent your visitors from continuing to the next stage if certain fields have not been filled in. The smartest way is to let jQuery handle this so that you do not need to refresh the page. Simply do it all on the fly. The easiest way to check […]

posted in: Checkout jQuery Tutorials

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Validating credit cards with javascript using Luhn Algorithm

Validating credit cards are done using the Luhn Algorithm, this algorithm is a simple check-sum based on multiples of 10’s also known as modulus 10. The algorithm only checks for wrong number combinations. This does not verify if the credit card is real. You can look at it as a pre validation process for when […]

posted in: Checkout jQuery Tutorials

Date posted: 30 January, 2014

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Validating telephone numbers using jQuery

In today’s article I will be delving into validating the telephone numbers on the fly using jQuery. We will cover to allow numbers only, setting a range of numbers and also having the input field activate the number keyboard on the mobile device. Step 1 : adding the input field We will first add our […]

posted in: CSS HTML jQuery Mobile PHP Tutorials

Date posted: 28 January, 2014

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How to improve your Google shopping product images

The images displayed inside Google Shopping is one of the key elements to attract your customer. Do you think attracting your customer with a simple image will cut it? I have run a successful campaign for over a half-year which I increased the conversion by double than compared to adwords. Of course I’m not saying […]

posted in: Google Google Shopping / Merchant SEO Tutorials

Date posted: 23 January, 2014

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Building a mobile checkout, validating email address (Part 3 of 8)

Today I will explain to you how to quickly process the email input field validation process using jQuery. We use jQuery instead of PHP validation as it is much quicker. Other articles related to building a mobile checkout. Part 1 : The basics on how to build a mobile checkout Part 2 : How to visually styling a […]

posted in: CSS HTML jQuery Mobile PHP

Date posted: 12 January, 2014

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Building a mobile checkout (Part 2 of 8)

If you have not read the first part of this article, than I would recommend having a read about the basic understanding on building a mobile checkout. This article will show you all the steps in building a mobile optimized checkout. I first want to show you a list of steps that you need in […]

posted in: CSS HTML Mobile PHP Tutorials

Date posted: 6 January, 2014

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An easy way to create WordPress Shortcodes

You don’t need any tech savvy skills to build your own shortcodes. All you need is a basic  knowledge of HTML and PHP. But even if you don’t understand PHP I will explain how to create shorcodes in a couple of easy steps. Thomas Scholz mentioned something I overlooked, writing shortcodes inside your theme functions.php file will lock […]

posted in: Tutorials WordPress

Date posted: 30 December, 2013

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How to convert & resize images to SVG and using inline HTML using free tools

I’m currently rebuilding this site and wanted to optimize a lot of elements that speeds up sites. Especially as I’m using WordPress to publish my articles. Today what I will teach you is how to convert any image to a SVG format and using that image inline into your document. Why use inline coding? When […]

posted in: HTML SEO WordPress

Date posted: 15 December, 2013

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Favicons and EcoLink appearing in Google Search results

Today (07/12/2013) I have discovered favicons appearing in Google search results. They seem to appear at random on my first investigation. Even weirder was the EcoLink attached to each of these links. When searching for Royalty Free Images I had found that 50% of the results have favicons appear to the left side of the search results […]

posted in: SEO

Date posted: 7 December, 2013

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When to target your social audience?

Timing is everything, in any type of advertising or social sharing it is important to get your timing right. If you get your timings wrong it’s like shouting in the middle of a field at 3am. Nobody is going to hear you other than a barking dog. Know your audience If you haven’t installed Google […]

posted in: SEO

Date posted: 4 December, 2013

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Google Analytics day of the week report

Today i’ll explain how to setup an day of the week name report in Google Analytics, this is a good addition with another report for hour of the day report. 1. First select your account group. 2. Select customization in your tab next to home, account list, reporting buttons   3. Click on + New […]

posted in: Google Analytics

Date posted: 3 December, 2013

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Google Analytics hour of the day report

Today i’ll explain how to setup an hour of the day report in Google Analytics. 1. First select your account group. 2. Select customization in your tab next to home, account list, reporting buttons   3. Click on + New Custom Report button 4. Provide a title such as “Hour of the Day Report”, Select Flat […]

posted in: Google Analytics Tutorials

Date posted: 2 December, 2013

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