Disable the Wordpress admin toolbar

How to Disable the WordPress Admin Toolbar

I don’t mind the WordPress admin bar when I’m working in the WordPress Dashboard, but current versions of WordPress also put the admin bar on the front-end of your actual blog…which is not always what I want. So, how do you get rid of this thing if you decide that you don’t want it there […]

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How Do I Find My Facebook ID?

Facebook is really easy to use.  That is, until you get into the developer tools.  I find these tools to be incredibly confusing and poorly linked to each other. So, the other day I needed to find my Facebook ID for an application that I was working on.  And I realized, I had no idea […]

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Stop Facebook Birthday Announcements on Mac OSX

The other day I allowed my phone to sync to Facebook and update my contacts.  It’s pretty nice, actually, because now my friends’ profile pics get loaded into my phone automatically.  Sweet. The day after allowing it, however, I began getting really annoying birthday announcements on my Mac.  In the upper right hand corner, these […]

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My Top 5 Color Tools for Web and Graphic Designers

Developing the color scheme for your next web or graphic design project is a key part of its potential success.  Because of that, having some simple, go-to tools are imperative.  In this post, I’m going to show you my five favorite tools for developing a killer color scheme for my projects. 1. ColorSnapper ColorSnapper is […]

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Solution – OS X Lion Thumbnail Slider Missing or Not Working

In OS X Lion, I was very disappointed to see that they took the thumbnail resize slider out of Finder windows in the default install.  Thankfully, there is a simple solution…to that initial problem. The slider is a part of what OS X refers to as the Status Bar.  To re-enable the status bar, all you need […]

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How to Embed Tweets on Your Website

Tweets from Twitter have been popping up all over the place, and they’re getting displayed fancier than ever.  But, they’re not just great looking…they’re also very functional.  You can Follow a user, link to them, Reply, Retweet, and Favorite. Here’s an example of what I’m talking about: May the 4th be with you! #StarWarsDay — […]

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How to Display CSS or HTML Code on Your WordPress Blog

Have you ever wondered how different websites that you visit will display color-coded HTML and CSS code inside their blog posts?  Me too!  When I tried, weird things would happen, and it certainly wouldn’t just be color-coded all by itself. Today, I decided to figure it out.  So I waded through the options for displaying […]

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Outlook for Mac Autocorrect Bug Fix – Outlook 2011 in OSX Mountain Lion

[sc:share] Outlook for Mac Autocorrect Bug Fix – I use Outlook for Mac 2011 where I work, and I recently upgraded my machine to OSX Mountain Lion.  I hadn’t noticed any problems until today when I tried to type a contraction that started with the letter I…it couldn’t be done.  I would type “I’m” or “I’ll”, […]

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YouTube and Flash Video Fix in Google Chrome for Mac

All right. I had a weird problem today. I fired up my version of my new favorite browser, Google Chrome for Mac, and went to YouTube…only to find that none of the videos were working. Instead of seeing the video content, all I could see was a big black box. So, after searching the interwebs, […]

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Enable Double-Tap to Click in Mac OS X Lion

There are actually quite a few things that I find irritating with Mac OS X Lion, but one of the big ones is how they changed the double-tap function of the trackpad.  It no longer defaults to the ability to click and drag items or highlight text.  That functionality was moved to the 3-finger gesture. […]

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