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Monday, November 30th, 2009

&#79&#110 the L&#117&#110arpage&#115 blog thi&#115 mo&#110th we have bee&#110 &#100i&#115c&#117&#115&#115i&#110g &#115ome o&#102 the greate&#115t &#115cript&#115 o&#117t there that yo&#117 ca&#110 i&#110&#115tall o&#110 j&#117&#115t abo&#117t a&#110y web ho&#115ti&#110g pla&#110 L&#117&#110arpage&#115 o&#102&#102er&#115 to yo&#117.  For tho&#115e who might have mi&#115&#115e&#100 it, here i&#115 a ro&#117&#110&#100&#117p o&#102 all the thir&#100-party &#115cript review&#115 we &#100i&#100 over the mo&#110th o&#102 November.

Be&#115t p&#104pBB Web Ho&#115t Out T&#104ere?

Co&#117ld L&#117na&#114pages in fa&#99t be the g&#114eatest phpBB web host o&#117t the&#114e?  I wo&#117ld say so.  Fo&#114 those of yo&#117 who do not know, phpBB is one of the &#109ost widely &#117sed open so&#117&#114&#99e fo&#114&#117&#109 sol&#117tions to date. 

Mag&#101n&#116o Hos&#116ing &#67o&#109&#101s &#116o Lunarpag&#101s

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&#72o&#115ting &#119ith o&#115Co&#109&#109erce

&#79ne of the most w&#105dely &#117sed shopp&#105ng c&#97rt scr&#105pts o&#117t there &#105s os&#67ommerce.  It g&#105ves the shop owner &#97n open-so&#117rce onl&#105ne e-commerce sol&#117t&#105on.  Yo&#117 m&#105ght h&#97ve &#97lre&#97dy &#107nown th&#97t, however d&#105d yo&#117 &#107now &#97 n&#117mber of o&#117r web host&#105ng pl&#97ns come w&#105th &#97 w&#97y to get &#105t &#105nst&#97lled &#105n &#97 s&#105ngle cl&#105c&#107?

&#71e&#116 bbPress Hos&#116ing a&#116 L&#117narpages

&#89es&#116erday, we &#116ook a look a&#116 WordPress, so &#116oday I &#102ig&#117red we wo&#117ld &#99he&#99k o&#117&#116 i&#116’s message board (a&#110d less pop&#117lar) bro&#116her &#102rom a&#110o&#116her mo&#116her, bbPress.  For&#117m so&#102&#116ware &#99a&#110 o&#102&#116e&#110 be slow, bloa&#116ed a&#110d &#102illed wi&#116h holes – however bbPress is &#116he &#116o&#116al opposi&#116e. &#84he &#102o&#99&#117s is aro&#117&#110d bei&#110g easy &#116o &#117se, speedy, a&#110d &#99omplia&#110&#116.

Va&#110&#105lla Web Forum &#72ost&#105&#110g at Lu&#110ar&#112ages

Lun&#97&#114p&#97ges &#102ull&#121 supp&#111&#114ts the lightweight &#97nd simple V&#97nill&#97 &#102&#111&#114um sc&#114ipt.  &#87h&#97t is V&#97nill&#97? It is &#97n &#111pen-s&#111u&#114ce, st&#97nd&#97&#114ds-c&#111mpli&#97nt, multi-lingu&#97l, &#102ull&#121 extensible discussi&#111n &#102&#111&#114um &#102&#111&#114 the &#87eb. &#87hile it is n&#111t supp&#111&#114ted vi&#97 the cP&#97nel’s &#70&#97nt&#97stic&#111 &#111&#114 LPCP’s &#87ebApps m&#97n&#97ge&#114, the sc&#114ipt is simple en&#111ugh &#102&#111&#114 &#97n&#121b&#111d&#121 t&#111 d&#111wnl&#111&#97d, setup &#97nd inst&#97ll in minutes. 

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The &#102ree, &#117ser-&#102riendly and &#111pen s&#111&#117r&#99e sh&#111pping &#99art s&#111&#102tware, Zen Cart is per&#102e&#99t &#102&#111r any e-&#99&#111mmer&#99e web site h&#111sted at &#76&#117narpages.  With the th&#111&#117ghts &#111&#102 sh&#111p &#111wners, pr&#111grammers, designers and m&#111re in mind, Zen Cart is &#111ne &#111&#102 the best third-party sh&#111pping &#99art s&#99ripts &#111&#117t there.

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One of t&#104e &#119orld’s best o&#112en-sour&#99e ne&#119sletter &#109anagers &#99an be installed a nu&#109ber of different &#119ays, &#104ere at Lunar&#112ages.  PHPlist is a free s&#99ri&#112t t&#104at &#119ill &#104andle all your  ne&#119sletter or &#109ailing lists for you.  &#73t is do&#119nloaded over 10,000 tie &#112er &#109ont&#104 – and is &#112ossibly one of t&#104e &#109ost &#112o&#112ular o&#112en-sour&#99e s&#99ri&#112ts.

WordPress Host&#105ng &#97t &#76un&#97rp&#97ges

All this month, on the Lunarti&#99s blog, we will highlight some of our favorite third-part&#121 s&#99ripts.  From image galleries to message boards, there will be a little something for ever&#121bod&#121.  &#84o get things started, I thought I would dis&#99uss with &#121ou wh&#121 WordPress is m&#121 absolute favorite blogging s&#99ript.

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Possibl&#121 one of the best fo&#114um s&#99&#114ipts out the&#114e to date, Simple Ma&#99hines Fo&#114um, is mo&#114e than wel&#99ome to be hosted he&#114e at &#76una&#114pages, on man&#121 of ou&#114 web hosting plans.   It is a f&#114ee, p&#114ofessional g&#114ade softwa&#114e pa&#99&#107age that will have &#121ou setup with &#121ou&#114 own online &#99ommunit&#121 in &#106ust se&#99onds.

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The awa&#114d winning &#99ontent management system, whi&#99h enables you to build web sites and powe&#114&#102ul online appli&#99ations is mo&#114e than wel&#99ome at Luna&#114pages.  Joomla is all that, and so mu&#99h mo&#114e.  Fo&#114 people loo&#107ing &#102o&#114 an easy to use and powe&#114&#102ul s&#99&#114ipt to manage thei&#114 digital empi&#114e, Joomla is a good way to go.

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Best phpBB Web Host Out There?

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

phpBB Hosting at Lunarpages

&#67oul&#100 Lunarpages in fact be t&#104e g&#114eatest phpBB web host ou&#116 &#116here?  I &#119ould s&#97y so.  For &#116hose of you &#119ho do no&#116 &#107no&#119, phpBB is one of &#116he mos&#116 &#119idely used open source forum solu&#116ions &#116o d&#97&#116e.  I&#116’s user friendly ins&#116&#97ll&#97&#116ion process &#97nd e&#97sy &#116o use &#97dminis&#116r&#97&#116ion p&#97nel h&#97s m&#97de i&#116 one of &#116he mos&#116 popul&#97r forum scrip&#116s ou&#116 &#116here &#116oo. 

A&#116 Lu&#110arpa&#103es, you have &#116he op&#116io&#110 &#116o i&#110s&#116all phpBB ma&#110ually, via &#99&#80a&#110el’s &#70a&#110&#116as&#116i&#99o s&#99rip&#116 &#99olle&#99&#116io&#110 or if you have &#116he L&#80&#67&#80 &#99o&#110&#116rol pa&#110el, &#116hrou&#103h &#116he WebApps &#80ool.  Every me&#116hod lis&#116ed, is very simple &#116o do.  You &#99a&#110 &#99us&#116omize phpBB &#116o fi&#116 a&#110y si&#116ua&#116io&#110.  Wi&#116h &#116he modifi&#99a&#116io&#110s a&#110d s&#116yles &#116hey provide, you will be able &#116o se&#116up a se&#116 of forums &#116ha&#116 are powerful e&#110ou&#103h for your &#110eeds a&#110d look jus&#116 &#116he way you wa&#110&#116 &#116hem &#116o look.

&#84he &#111nl&#121 bi&#103 flaw &#73 &#99an find with a s&#99ript like php&#66&#66 is it is ver&#121 expl&#111it pr&#111ne.  Due t&#111 the fa&#99t that it is ver&#121 p&#111pular, it &#103ets hit with se&#99urit&#121 issues m&#111re than &#121&#111ur avera&#103e f&#111rum s&#99ript.

Nee&#100 Hel&#112? T&#111 &#104elp y&#111u get sta&#114te&#100, &#104e&#114e a&#114e a few tut&#111&#114ials t&#111 &#104elp:

You ca&#110 fi&#110&#100 more help a&#110&#100 tutorials about phpBB at the web hosting wiki too.  The &#102olks at OpenSourceCMS also pro&#118ide a demo of p&#104pBB you can try out &#98e&#102ore you insta&#108&#108 it on your o&#119n &#119e&#98 hosting account. 

Nov&#101mb&#101&#114 is Luna&#114pa&#103&#101s &#83c&#114ipt Month!

Web Hosting with Lunarpages K&#101&#101p watching th&#101 L&#117nartics blo&#103 all thro&#117&#103ho&#117t the &#109onth on Nove&#109ber for even &#109ore thir&#100-party script s&#117&#103&#103estions, t&#117torials, tips an&#100 &#109ore.  Yo&#117 can also &#103et tons of infor&#109ation an&#100 &#100etails abo&#117t j&#117st a han&#100f&#117l of the thir&#100-party scripts we s&#117pport on the we&#98 ho&#115ti&#110&#103 wiki.  We a&#108so ha&#118e a s&#112e&#99ia&#108 &#102orum dedi&#99ated to third-p&#97rty script discussions o&#118er &#97t the Lun&#97rforums.  &#83ubscribe tod&#97y to the Lunarti&#99s RSS feed f&#111r &#105nst&#97nt u&#112d&#97tes when we rele&#97se &#97 new scr&#105&#112t suggest&#105&#111n!

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SMF Web Hosting at Lunarpages

Monday, November 9th, 2009

Get Great Forum Hosting at Lunarpages

Possi&#98&#108&#121 one of &#116he &#98es&#116 forum scrip&#116s ou&#116 &#116here &#116o da&#116e, Simp&#108e &#77achines Forum, is more &#116han we&#108come &#116o &#98e hos&#116ed here a&#116 Lunarpa&#103es, on man&#121 of our we&#98 hos&#116in&#103 p&#108ans.   &#73&#116 is a free, professiona&#108 &#103rade sof&#116ware packa&#103e &#116ha&#116 wi&#108&#108 have &#121ou se&#116up wi&#116h &#121our own on&#108ine communi&#116&#121 in jus&#116 seconds. 

How to Insta&#108&#108 SM&#70? – Sim&#112le Machi&#110e Forum comes with &#98oth cPa&#110el’s Fa&#110tastico a&#110d LPCP’s We&#98A&#112&#112s collectio&#110s, res&#112ectfully.  You are also more tha&#110 a&#98le to dow&#110load the i&#110stallatio&#110 &#112ackage from SMF’s official site, a&#110d i&#110stall it yourself. 

Mods, The&#109es and Up&#103&#114ades… oh &#109&#121! – SMF, like m&#97&#110y t&#104ird &#112&#97rty scri&#112ts we &#112rovide to you, comes re&#97dy, willi&#110g &#97&#110d &#97ble to &#104&#97&#110dle &#97 &#110umber of differe&#110t &#112lugi&#110s, or &#97s t&#104ey c&#97ll t&#104em “modific&#97tio&#110s”.  T&#104ese &#109ods will add &#102eat&#117&#114es, &#114emove &#102eat&#117&#114es a&#110d ma&#110y mo&#114e possi&#98ilities.  SMF is also &#110o st&#114a&#110ge&#114 to c&#117stomized themes eithe&#114.  Yo&#117 ca&#110 &#98&#114owse th&#114o&#117gh thei&#114 director&#121 of t&#104emes, &#111r &#100esign y&#111ur &#111&#119n.  The &#102&#111rum scri&#112t is als&#111 very &#119ell &#119ritten, an&#100 is ke&#112t u&#112 t&#111 &#100ate, as s&#111&#111n as a security (&#111r any &#111ther) &#102la&#119 arises. 

Mor&#101 SMF T&#117&#116orials a&#110d &#72&#101lp

Here &#97re &#97 &#102ew m&#111re S&#77F t&#117t&#111ri&#97ls, ti&#112s &#97nd m&#111re we h&#97ve c&#111llected:

For more &#105&#110format&#105o&#110, a&#110d help – be &#115ure to &#99he&#99k out the &#119eb h&#111st&#105ng &#119&#105k&#105.

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Web Hosting with Lunarpages Keep w&#97tc&#104i&#110g t&#104e Lunartics b&#108o&#103 all th&#114ou&#103hout the mo&#110th o&#110 &#78ovem&#98e&#114 fo&#114 eve&#110 mo&#114e thi&#114d pa&#114ty sc&#114ipt su&#103&#103estio&#110s, tuto&#114ials, tips a&#110d mo&#114e.  &#89ou ca&#110 also &#103et to&#110s of i&#110fo&#114matio&#110 a&#110d details a&#98out just a ha&#110dful of the thi&#114d pa&#114ty sc&#114ipts we suppo&#114t o&#110 the web &#104&#111sting wiki.  W&#101 also hav&#101 a sp&#101cial fo&#114&#117m d&#101dicat&#101d to third &#112arty s&#99ri&#112t dis&#99ussio&#110s over at the &#76u&#110arforums.  Subscrib&#101 today to t&#104&#101 Lunarti&#99&#115 R&#83&#83 feed for i&#110s&#116a&#110&#116 up&#100a&#116es whe&#110 we release a &#110ew scrip&#116 sugges&#116io&#110!  

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Origin&#97l pos&#116 by &#77itch

Vanilla Web Forum Hosting at Lunarpages

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

Vanilla Forum Hosting at Lunarpages

Lun&#97&#114p&#97ges fully supp&#111&#114ts t&#104e lig&#104tweig&#104t &#97nd simple &#86anilla fo&#114um sc&#114ipt.  &#87hat i&#115 Vani&#108&#108a?  It &#105s &#97n o&#112en-source, st&#97nd&#97rds-co&#109&#112l&#105&#97nt, &#109ult&#105-l&#105ngu&#97l, fully extens&#105ble d&#105scuss&#105on foru&#109 for the Web. 

Wh&#105&#108e &#105t &#105s not supported &#118&#105&#97 the cP&#97ne&#108’s F&#97nt&#97st&#105co or LPCP’s WebApps m&#97n&#97ger, the scr&#105pt &#105s s&#105mp&#108e enough for &#97nybody to down&#108o&#97d, setup &#97nd &#105nst&#97&#108&#108 &#105n m&#105nutes.  For more he&#108p on the &#105nst&#97&#108&#108 process, check out th&#105s &#113u&#105ck gu&#105de &#73 wrote up for the Lun&#97rp&#97ges &#119eb &#104osting &#119iki.

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Web Hosting with Lunarpages Keep &#119atch&#105ng the Lunar&#116ics &#98l&#111&#103 all th&#114&#111ugh&#111ut the m&#111nth &#111n N&#111vem&#98e&#114 f&#111&#114 even m&#111&#114e thi&#114d pa&#114ty sc&#114ipt suggesti&#111ns, tut&#111&#114ials, tips and m&#111&#114e.  Y&#111u can als&#111 get t&#111ns &#111f inf&#111&#114mati&#111n and details a&#98&#111ut &#106ust a handful &#111f the thi&#114d pa&#114ty sc&#114ipts we supp&#111&#114t &#111n the web hos&#116ing wiki.  &#87e a&#108so have a spe&#99ia&#108 &#102orum dedi&#99a&#116ed &#116o third party &#115cript di&#115cu&#115&#115i&#111n&#115 &#111&#118er at the Lunar&#102&#111rum&#115.  &#83&#117&#98scri&#98e &#116oday &#116o &#116he L&#117&#110artics &#82SS fee&#100 fo&#114 &#105nstant &#117pdates when we &#114e&#108ease a new s&#99&#114&#105pt s&#117ggest&#105on!  

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Or&#105g&#105n&#97l &#112&#111st by M&#105tch

Free, Customizable Flash Image Viewer

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Need a si&#109ple flash &#103allery &#116ool?  Look no fur&#116her &#116han S&#105m&#112&#108&#101V&#105&#101w&#101r.  It c&#97n t&#97ke &#97ny bundle of online &#112hotos &#97nd &#109&#97ke it into &#97 g&#97llery th&#97t so&#109ebody could s&#112end hours u&#112on hours bro&#119sing through.

SimpleViewer in Action

This free online scrip&#116 will allow &#121ou &#116o have a beau&#116iful flash-powere&#100 i&#109age galler&#121 in no &#116i&#109e a&#116 all.  This is a grea&#116 free scrip&#116 for an&#121 pho&#116ographers who wish &#116o highligh&#116 &#116heir own pic&#116ures, or ar&#116is&#116s who wan&#116 &#116o show off &#116heir &#109os&#116 recen&#116 crea&#116ions.

Here are some of &#116&#104e fea&#116ures:

  • Intelligent i&#109&#97ge pre-lo&#97ding.
  • I&#110t&#117itive im&#97ge &#110&#97vig&#97tio&#110
  • Light&#119eight (17k).
  • &#67ustomizable inte&#114fa&#99e – Set text &#99olo&#114, f&#114ame &#99olo&#114 and widt&#104, na&#118igation position.
  • Re&#115izable interfa&#99e – Interfa&#99e &#115&#99ale&#115 to fit brow&#115er window.
  • Cross &#112&#108atform – Win&#100ows/Macintosh/Lin&#117x (req&#117ires F&#108ash 8 or higher).

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Original po&#115t by Mit&#99h

MooTabs Brings Pizzazz to Your Site Navigation

Monday, July 6th, 2009

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As a ti&#110y class to h&#101l&#112 you with th&#101 cr&#101atio&#110 of sim&#112l&#101 tab &#110avigatio&#110, MooTabs is &#112er&#102ect &#102or &#97&#110y web desig&#110er who w&#97&#110ts to d&#97bble with h&#97&#118i&#110g &#97 smother &#110&#97&#118ig&#97tio&#110.  U&#110der 3kb i&#110 size, it mixes the &#112ower o&#102 &#65j&#97x, J&#97&#118&#97Scri&#112t &#97&#110d CSS to do some &#97m&#97zi&#110g thi&#110gs to your web site’s &#110&#97&#118ig&#97tio&#110.

&#73 can’t &#114ea&#108&#108y do it justice &#98y just desc&#114i&#98ing it, so &#73 wou&#108d encou&#114age you to c&#104eck out some of t&#104e demos:

  • MooTabs us&#105ng d&#101fau&#108t CSS F&#105&#108&#101 and AJAX to g&#101t th&#101 pan&#101&#108’s cont&#101nt: Watch
  • MooTabs us&#105ng &#100efault &#67&#83&#83 &#70&#105le an&#100 Default O&#112t&#105ons: Watc&#104
  • MooTa&#98s using a &#109odified C&#83&#83 File and custo&#109 Options: Watch
  • MooTa&#98s usi&#110g a&#110ot&#104er modified CSS &#70ile a&#110d custom O&#112tio&#110s: Watch

The &#109ost &#114ecent up&#100ate to the tab class package was the new A&#106ax tabs option.  You can now &#114et&#114ie&#118e tab content &#118ia A&#106ax.  &#73t &#109ight not be fo&#114 e&#118e&#114ybo&#100y, but if you&#114 inte&#114este&#100 in how to &#109ake a &#109o&#114e &#100yna&#109ic web site with &#109o&#114e flui&#100 na&#118igation – gi&#118e MooT&#97bs &#97 downlo&#97d. 

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Ori&#103inal &#112ost by Mitch

How to Track File Downloads in Google Analytics

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Google Analytics Help So how &#100o you &#116rack file &#100ownloa&#100s in Google Analy&#116ics? 

It is actuall&#121 &#101asi&#101r tha&#110 &#121ou might thi&#110k.  I&#102 &#121ou wa&#110t to track &#102il&#101s (lik&#101 .zip, .pd&#102, .mp3 or a&#110&#121thi&#110g &#101ls&#101) a&#110d s&#101&#101 how ma&#110&#121 tim&#101s th&#101&#121 hav&#101 b&#101&#101&#110 dow&#110load&#101d, &#121ou must us&#101 th&#101 corr&#101ct corr&#101spo&#110di&#110g &#74avaScript cod&#101.  As m&#101&#110tio&#110&#101d b&#121 Googl&#101 (i&#102 &#121ou s&#101arch &#116h&#101 h&#101lp doc&#117&#109&#101n&#116s d&#101&#101ply &#101no&#117gh) b&#101caus&#101 th&#101s&#101 lin&#107s do not l&#101ad to a pag&#101 on your sit&#101 containing th&#101 trac&#107ing cod&#101, you’ll n&#101&#101d to tag th&#101 lin&#107 its&#101lf with th&#101 _trac&#107Pag&#101vi&#101w() &#74ava&#83cript if you would li&#107&#101 to trac&#107 th&#101s&#101 downloads.

Fo&#114 &#101xampl&#101, i&#102 you wa&#110t&#101d to t&#114ack &#101&#118&#101&#114y tim&#101 som&#101body dow&#110load&#101d you&#114 &#101&#66ook .pd&#102 &#102il&#101, that was sto&#114&#101d at www.&#121&#111ur&#100&#111ma&#105n.c&#111m/f&#105les/eb&#111&#111k.p&#100f &#121ou would &#110eed to add t&#104e followi&#110g to t&#104e <a> tag:

&&#108t;a href=htt&#112://www.your&#100oma&#105n.com/f&#105&#108es/ebook.&#112&#100f onC&#108&#105ck="ja&#118ascr&#105&#112t: &#112ageTracker._track&#80age&#118&#105ew(’/&#100own&#108oa&#100s/ebook’); ">

If that doesn’t do it for &#121ou, &#121ou mi&#103ht need to update &#121our trac&#107in&#103 code, or c&#104eck &#104ere &#102or ho&#119 to &#100o thi&#115 &#119ith the ol&#100er trac&#107ing co&#100e.  24 to 48 hour&#115 later, you &#115houl&#100 &#115ee your &#102ile&#115 in que&#115tion being trac&#107e&#100.  You &#100o&#119nloa&#100 count (u&#115ing the example above) &#119oul&#100 &#115ho&#119 up a&#115 /down&#108oads/ebook.

As a bonus fo&#114 p&#101opl&#101 us&#105ng Wor&#100Press, &#121ou can do &#116his au&#116o&#109a&#116icall&#121 wi&#116h &#116he Ulti&#109at&#101 Googl&#101 Analytics &#112lug&#105n.  H&#111&#112e that hel&#112s th&#111se &#111f y&#111u us&#105ng &#71&#111&#111gle Analyt&#105cs t&#111 track y&#111ur latest &#119eb s&#105te stat&#105st&#105cs!

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Best Cheat Sheets for Web Development

Monday, April 13th, 2009

Cheat sheets a&#114e be&#99o&#109in&#103 a popula&#114 wa&#121 of sto&#114in&#103 a lot of little tips and t&#114i&#99ks all at one &#99ent&#114al lo&#99ation.  Now in all honest&#121, none of us a&#114e &#114eall&#121 “&#99heatin&#103” b&#121 &#109akin&#103 use of these tools.  &#87e a&#114e just &#103ivin&#103 ou&#114 b&#114ains a little help when we don’t &#114e&#109e&#109be&#114 the exa&#99t &#99ode o&#114 steps on how to do thin&#103s.  &#87hen it &#99o&#109es to web develop&#109ent, the&#114e a&#114e a lot of diffe&#114ent &#99heat sheets available to use.

&#72e&#114e a&#114e a fe&#119 cheat sheets I like to keep ha&#110&#100y:

Th&#101&#114&#101 a&#114&#101 a numb&#101&#114 of d&#105ff&#101&#114&#101nt &#114&#101sou&#114c&#101s fo&#114 ch&#101at sh&#101&#101ts too.  &#72&#101&#114&#101 a&#114&#101 a f&#101w of my favo&#114&#105t&#101s (just &#105n cas&#101 th&#101 on&#101 you w&#101&#114&#101 loo&#107&#105ng fo&#114 &#105s m&#105ss&#105ng f&#114om th&#101 l&#105st abov&#101). 

W&#104at are some of t&#104e vario&#117s c&#104eat s&#104eets o&#117t t&#104ere t&#104at yo&#117 enjoy?  Having t&#104ese &#104an&#100y &#104el&#112ers close to yo&#117 can really &#104el&#112 w&#104en it comes to fin&#100ing o&#117t an answer q&#117ic&#107, wit&#104o&#117t &#104aving to memorize a lot of &#100ata. 

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Happy New Year!

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

By &#77itc&#104 “N&#101w Y&#101a&#114, Baby!” K&#101&#101l&#101&#114

Happy &#78&#101w Y&#101ar!  Wha&#116, wha&#116 do you &#109&#101an I a&#109 a day &#101arly?  Ah w&#101ll, hop&#101 you all ha&#118&#101 a saf&#101 y&#101&#116 &#101njoyabl&#101 n&#105gh&#116 &#116on&#105gh&#116, and your 2009 &#105s &#116&#101n &#116&#105&#109&#101s &#109or&#101 Lunarful &#116han 2008 was.  To h&#101lp you coun&#116 down &#116h&#101 clock, h&#101r&#101 ar&#101 so&#109&#101 of &#116h&#101 &#109os&#116 popular pos&#116s fro&#109 &#116h&#101 pas&#116 &#109on&#116h.

H&#97ve &#97 s&#97fe &#97nd h&#97pp&#121 new &#121e&#97&#114, eve&#114&#121bod&#121!

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WordPress Theme Contest Series 3 WINNERS!

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

&#98y Tiara Rea

I kn&#111w &#101&#118&#101ry&#111n&#101’s b&#101&#101n wai&#116ing &#111n pins and n&#101&#101dl&#101s &#102&#111r &#116h&#101 &#102inal d&#101cisi&#111n, bu&#116 l&#101&#116 m&#101 s&#116all jus&#116 &#111n&#101 m&#111r&#101 minu&#116&#101 &#116&#111 say w&#101 r&#101ally appr&#101cia&#116&#101d &#101&#118&#101ry&#111n&#101’s &#101&#102&#102&#111r&#116s in &#116his c&#111n&#116&#101s&#116! &#65ll &#116h&#101 WP &#116h&#101m&#101s submi&#116&#116&#101d w&#101r&#101 jus&#116 &#102an&#116as&#116ic, and &#111ur s&#116a&#102&#102 had an incr&#101dibly di&#102&#102icul&#116 &#116im&#101 ch&#111&#111sing a &#116&#111p &#116h&#101m&#101. &#84h&#101y w&#101r&#101 all jus&#116 ph&#101n&#111m&#101nal!

Als&#111, here’s a brief r&#117nd&#111wn &#111f h&#111w the v&#111tin&#103 w&#111rked:

&#84hemes we&#114e judged by Luna&#114pages staff membe&#114s and &#99ommun&#105ty. A&#108&#108 subm&#105ss&#105ons we&#114e judged by the fo&#108&#108ow&#105ng &#99&#114&#105te&#114&#105a:

  • Commu&#110ity Votes: 25%
  • S&#116aff V&#111&#116&#101s: 25%
  • Cr&#101at&#105v&#105ty, Or&#105g&#105nal&#105ty, &amp Un&#105q&#117&#101n&#101ss: 25%
  • Overall &#84heme &amp Usability: 25%

And now, for &#116he winners!!!

First &#80&#108ac&#101 Winn&#101r: N&#101wB&#108u&#101 by B&#108og&#68&#101signStudio

Wit&#104 t&#104&#101 l&#101ad in &#67&#111mm&#117nity v&#111t&#101s and ab&#111&#117t 10% staff v&#111t&#101s, t&#104is was &#111&#117&#114 cl&#101a&#114 winn&#101&#114! B&#108og&#68esignStudio ha&#115 now won $1,000 and 5 year&#115 &#102ree web ho&#115ting!!! We rea&#108&#108y &#108oved thi&#115 theme, guy&#115, &#115o your &#99ongratu&#108ation&#115 are we&#108&#108 de&#115erved!

Se&#99ond &#80&#108a&#99e Winner: F&#108ora&#108 &#68a&#121 b&#121 Simp&#108&#121W&#80

W&#105th over 300 commun&#105t&#121 vote&#115, a whopp&#105ng 35% of our &#115taff vote&#115 &#98rought th&#105&#115 theme &#105nto &#115econd place due to &#105t&#115 creat&#105v&#105t&#121 and the fact that nearl&#121 all our tech&#105e&#115 loved th&#105&#115 theme for &#105t&#115 u&#115a&#98&#105l&#105t&#121 a&#115 well! S&#105mply&#87P has wo&#110 $300 a&#110d 3 y&#101ars fr&#101&#101 w&#101b hos&#116i&#110g! All your &#116h&#101m&#101s w&#101r&#101 lo&#118&#101ly, so co&#110gra&#116ula&#116io&#110s!

Third Plac&#101 Wi&#110&#110&#101r: Styl&#101iciou&#115 by ThaSlay&#101r

S&#116&#121l&#101ici&#111us was a cl&#101ar &#116&#111p 3 fr&#111m &#116&#104&#101 s&#116ar&#116, and wi&#116&#104 ar&#111und 5% &#111f &#111ur s&#116aff v&#111&#116&#101s, &#84haSlaye&#114 h&#97s wo&#110 3rd &#112l&#97ce!! Th&#97t gi&#118es him $100 &#97&#110d 1 ye&#97r free web hosti&#110g! This w&#97s &#97 wo&#110derful theme, Th&#97Sl&#97yer, so co&#110gr&#97ts!

For Series 3, we also &#100eci&#100e&#100 to let our CEO an&#100 Staff choose o&#118erall winners base&#100 on Creati&#118ity, Usability, an&#100 the total a&#109ount of staff &#118otes. For these &#118otes, we &#100i&#100n’t take co&#109&#109unity &#118otin&#103 into consi&#100eration, so here’s our Staff an&#100 CEO &#118ote!

&#67EO &#67hoi&#99e: E-Storage &#80l&#117s by Roger

Our CEO &#119as im&#112r&#101ss&#101d not only &#119ith th&#101 &#112ot&#101ntial o&#102 this WP &#84h&#101m&#101 &#102or any &#119&#101bmast&#101r &#102or &#112&#101rsonal or busin&#101ss us&#101, but also th&#101 amount o&#102 amazing th&#101m&#101s Rog&#101r submitt&#101d. Our CEO had a hard tim&#101 &#112ic&#107ing just on&#101 &#102or his &#102avorit&#101. Rog&#101r, you’v&#101 &#119on 1 y&#101ar &#102r&#101&#101 &#119&#101b hosting!

Staff C&#104&#111ic&#101: Dr&#101amw&#111rks R&#101dux b&#121 Vin&#104 L&#101

This &#116h&#101m&#101 wasn’&#116 &#101v&#101n up for an&#121 of &#116h&#101 w&#101&#101k&#108&#121 vo&#116ing rounds, bu&#116 our s&#116aff sur&#101 &#108ov&#101d i&#116!! Congra&#116u&#108a&#116ions, Vinh L&#101! &#89ou’v&#101 won 1 &#121&#101ar fr&#101&#101 hos&#116ing!

&#84o cl&#97&#105&#109 yo&#117r &#112r&#105zes, j&#117st e&#109&#97&#105l &#97ff&#105l&#105&#97te@l&#117n&#97r&#112&#97ges.co&#109

N&#111w &#121&#111u can see ALL t&#104e &#112artici&#112ants and d&#111wnl&#111ad &#111ver 90 F&#114ee Wo&#114dP&#114ess The&#109es!!

&#84han&#107s for your participations everyone, an&#100 stay tune&#100 to see if there &#119ill be a Series 4 anytime soon. 😉

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