Month of : September, 2010

How-to choose a WordPress Hosting Provider

September 25th, 2010

If you’re using the popular blog tool WordPress, you’re probably looking for th best possible WordPress hosting provider. Choosing a host might be hard becaise the are a lot of them. I advise you to take your time and make sure you’re choosing the best option. WordPress doesn’t require a lot of “special” server features, one reason more [...]


Google Custom Search in a Lightbox!

September 25th, 2010

There are several tutorials on the Internet on how-to integrate the Google Custom search in your website, but the results are not very attractive. The older iframe version doesn’t fit perfectly in most of our templates and the style for ads and results doesn’t look good in the past. A few month Google has released [...]


Sending e-mails via SMTP with PHPmailer and Gmail

September 25th, 2010

These days I tried some plugin to send e-mail message within bbpress via SMTP. Since my domains email is hosted with Google applications I decided to send my messages via the SMTP server from GMail. I found several articles and tutorials, but a lot of them didn’t worked for me. Why using GMail for sending [...]


jQuery form plugin and PHP file uploads

September 25th, 2010

The past months I used the jQuery form plugin in several projects. Most forms were contact or feedback forms and some of them did a file upload as well. In a previous tutorial we explained how-to create a sign-up form for MailChimp. This sign-up form is a great example to use the jQuery form plugin as well. What [...]


Create custom reCAPTCHA images using their API

September 25th, 2010

If you need to spam protect your contact, comment or any other public form you should think about using a CAPTCHA image. A CAPTCHA image is an image with a random text which spam bots can’t read. The visitor need to enter that text into a form field and only if there is a match [...]


jQuery Contact form for your website

September 25th, 2010

These days it’s very hard to prevent your e-mail box against spam if you like to get in touch with your website’s visitors. If you place some e-mail address on your website or even a regular contact form makes you possibly a victim of spambots. There are many ways to protect your inbox against spam, [...]


E-mail links, protective solutions against SPAM

September 25th, 2010

If you place your e-mail address somewhere visible on your website, it will be only a matter of time until your e-mail account will get more and more spam messages. There are lots of spam bots checking the Internet for email addresses on regular websites, forums, blog and mailing lists. Once caught by some spam [...]


Your e-mail address hidden with jQuery?

September 25th, 2010

Last week we published an article with different methods to hide e-mail addresses on websites. Because of several comments with suggestions on how-to solve this problem, we provide this week a solution which is “from these days” and more powerful. Based on the idea if you don’t show an address, a spambot can’t see it, we use [...]


8 Link building ideas for corporate websites

September 25th, 2010

If you need to promote your corporate website, you will find out that this is not an easy job. Self-promotion via forums or blog comments is often eliminated as SPAM and many website owners doesn’t like to link to your site because you offer a product or service. We all know that inbound links are [...]


Integrate your MailChimp Newsletter Subscription

September 25th, 2010

MailChimp is a great mailing list provider with a great control panel and many useful features like: campaign management, statistics, responders and complete set of List management tools. They offer also an small code snippet to place a subscription form on your website. This form powered by jQuery is good enough for most common cases, [...]