I have often talked about why plastering social sharing buttons all over your website is completely ineffective. This morning, Smashing Magazine all but confirmed my theory. In today’s Smashing Newsletter, they wrote: Are social sharing buttons really that effective to be placed in the most visible areas of websites, sometimes even as “sticky” notes on the… Read More


Here’s the absolute easiest way you can validate an email address using PHP. This tiny function takes advantage of the filter_var() function in PHP.

That said, you really don’t even need the function wrapper if you can remember filter_var() and the appropriate constant. Just remember that the return value will be the filtered string or… Read More


mypost.io: a quick, user-friendly single webpage creation platform without having to deal with hosting or registration. fontawesome.io: Font Awesome gives you scalable vector icons that can instantly be customized — size, color, drop shadow, and anything that can be done with the power of CSS. nic.io: We provide the Registry services to the “.io” Top… Read More