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7 Ways to Confuse Visitors, A Credit Union Website Guide

In this short guide to confusing web site visitors, you will learn best practices in the art of confusion. Truthfully, these 7 points have a little bit of humor in them. Don’t feel bad if you find you are already applying one (or more) of them. Chances are; no one ever told you it was […]

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PHP Web Form Snippets and Tools

When creating php web forms, there are a few things I always like to have in reach. Don’t expect anything groundbreaking in this list of tools and code snippets. I will also try to update the list as time goes on.

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The Future of Online Banking: Know Thy Visitor

In episode two of this multi-part series on the future on online banking, author Tim Bunch gives you the keys to building an online cross-selling strategy based on automated account analyses. Read the entire article here. In his first installment, Bunch argued that your online banking system should be viewed as your biggest — and […]

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Understanding the WordPress Quick Edit Custom Box

Alright, I have to confess. This took me some time to wrap my head around. It also seemed like a lot of people were having the same problem. The question is “How do I add custom post meta fields to the quick edit function in WordPress?” For some reason, I had a hard time finding […]

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Set a Container to the Window Height with jQuery

A common issue with CSS is finding the best way to set an element, such as a div, to stretch from the top of the screen, to the bottom of the screen. You can do this with positioning. Sometimes, though, you want the div to start from after the banner, navigation, or something else. This creates […]

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Create a SpeedBump with jQuery & the Bootstrap Modal

A speedbump is a essentially a confirmation dialogue when a website visitor clicks a link to leave your site. Speedbumps are actually required by law in some countries for industries such as Credit Unions and banks. There are several ways to create a speedbump, and I’m going to show you just one way. You can […]

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Me, on the Future of Online Banking

“In episode one of this multi-part series on the future on online banking, author Tim Bunch argues that you shouldn’t view online and branches as two separate channels. Instead, online banking should be seen as your biggest — and most important — branch.” Read the entire article on The Financial Brand.

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Use PHP STRISTR To Stop Comment Form Spammers

It’s not often that spam gets past my defenses. However, when it does, it’s really annoying. So today I set out to stop comment form spammers from submitting forms with one or more links. PHP’s STRISTR searches a string for anything that matches your search. So, searching for “http://” will return true if it is […]

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How Big Is Your Banner?

Seriously, how big is your banner? You know, that thing at the top of your website. You’ve got your logo up there, probably with your site’s main navigation. Perhaps there’s a pretty picture for people to see. Banner design is one of the most crucial design elements of your site. And that’s not to mention […]

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WordPress Pagination With Bootstrap

I love Bootstrap. I also love WordPress. One issue I came across in my WordPress theme development using Bootstrap was the pagination styling. It wasn’t complete, and some edits needed to be made in order for it to look right.