Return vs Echo

I recently made a mistake that I wanted to share. It might save you a headache. When making a short code make sure to return a value and not just echo it out. The echo will display content, but it’s placement will be off, which is what gave me my headache. Instead, put your echo’s […]

Add Custom Help Section

You create a fancy new site for a client which is awesome.  However, the client is constantly calling you with ‘how-to’ questions. One way to solve this is to create a custom help section tailored to your design and functionality. Step 1 Head out to http://www.iconarchive.com/ and pick up a 16×16 png icon to use as your help icon. […]

Extend an outlet

Inspired by an article on Life Hacker, I decided I needed a desk top outlet. So I went out and got a 15 amp 120 volt white outlet, a grey electrical box, and a cover plate.  Spent around $2 in all ( I already had the computer power cord). First step, knock out a hole […]