Recently , we set up Ebizmarts Magento Abandoned Cart Recovery for a client. This system uses the excellent Mandrill email services now part of MailChimp. This system sends out an email with the contents of a customers shopping cart, assuming Magento has enough information to do so, with the hope of prompting the customer so buy. Read More
Posts written by Martin Toner Web Designer Developer
Ever installed Magento using a one click installer and forgot to remove the “wp_” prefix ?
Simple to remove your tables ? Nope ! pesky Foreign Key Constraints !
Try this code in your favourite MySql program. Please note running the resulting SQL code this will immediately delete all of your databases prefixed with “wp_” so if you are not sure back up ! Read More
This simple snippet of PHP code will apply the ‘current-cat’ class to any categories in the WordPress categories widget that the current post resides in.
Add this code to your single.php template file in your current template. Make sure you have a .current-cat class in your css.
$post_categories = wp_get_post_categories( $post->ID );
$script_out = '';
foreach($post_categories as $c):
$cat = get_category( $c );
$script_out .= "$('.cat-item-".$cat->cat_ID."').addClass('current-cat');";
This assumes jQuery is included and uses $ to declare it.
WordPress spam sign ups are a real pain. If you need to do some work on the database to do a mass clean-up of spam users. I created this little MySql query which basically counts the number of full-stops or dots in an email address. Having recently done this for a client, I noticed a pattern especially in @gmail accounts where the same word is used as an email address but has full stops positioned in different places in the email address. To the human eye this sticks out like a sore thumb. So in order to check via a query I created this query. Read More
Not that I have much free time being a freelance self-employed website developer but in my infrequent spare time and when the inspiration gets me I like to draw Mr. Men. Yes thats right…. For a lot of people my age these are one of the earliest images that reside in my code cluttered brain.
Having recently re-discovered the Mr. Men series of books when my son was born, I was amazed by how much of the story and especially the images were so familiar and vivid in my memory. The felt-tip colouring in and thick black outlines are so iconic particularly the 70s style wallpaper in the various Mr. Men houses.
Our latest e-commerce site to go live is handmadebathbombs.com a complete re-design of an existing website, offering a large range of bath products, bath bombs, bath melts, massage bars and bath salts on-line. Stop by and have a look and maybe treat your loved one or yourself to some bubbles.
Website is here: www.handmadebathbombs.com
This is a tricky one and should be a lot easier than it seems to be.
First you need to add a snippet of code to your functions.php file in your active theme. To disable the contact form 7 style and stop it being appended to your page and overriding your style. Read More
New website for Cheshire Kitchens and Bathrooms. Based in Macclesfield Cheshire , they supply and fit quality kitchens, bathrooms and wet-rooms throughout the North West. Have a look at the new website for bathroom company.
Website : www.cheshirekitchensandbathrooms.co.uk
We all know how good Wordpress is as blog and decent level CMS system. One of the annoying traits of the gallery script in WordPress is that it embeds a <style> tag in your page overriding all your CSS styles for the gallery. Making it difficult to style the WordPress gallery.
Natural Solid Surfaces a division of Natural Stone Surfaces commissions SK23 design new website showcasing their solid surfaces range of products.
SK23 was please to undertake this project for one of the High Peaks thriving businesses, based nearby in Chapel-en-le-Frith. Supplying quality work surfaces for both residential and commercial kitchens, bars and restaurants.
The website is now live : www.naturalsolidsurfaces.com (or will be soon)