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Getting Attachments in Posts Under Specific Categories in WordPress with SQL

This post is actually a refinement to another post ‘Extracting Data From WordPress Database and Convert Into XML Format‘ that I wrote couple of years back. In that post I was using nested php-mysql calls to get attachments of posts in Read the entire post…


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Customized Mass Mailing With Gmail

If you have a Gmail account (or a Google apps email account), did you know that you can mailmerge emails, so each recipient receives a personalised email? A consulting firm called IT4SmallBusiness whipped up a simple e-mail merge tool in the form of a Google Docs template. The spreadsheet and accompanying script are provided free for your use, and without any warranty. Whether its for wedding invitation or other invitations, you can now send personalized messages to 100’s of people in Gmail with just one click.


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Microsoft Word Thesis Template File For Download

If you do not plan in advance before start writing a thesis report you will find it more difficult and tedious than the actual research itself. Here you are give a Microsoft Word template file to start with for your report. The Read the entire post…


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Update PHP 5.2 and MySQL 5.0 to PHP 5.3.8 and MySQL 5.5.15 on CentOS 5.5

To upgrade PHP and mysql on CentOS we cannot rely on the ‘yum update’ command as CentOS default repositories don’t provide versions above PHP 5.2 and MySQL 5.0.77. So we will have to rely on alternative repositories. For this purpose Read the entire post…


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MySql Mass Convertion of Database Table’s Storage Engines from Other Types to InnoDB

A Few months back I had to convert moodle LMS database storage engine from MyISAM to InnoDB. Moodle has some 200+ databases and to manually convert each table takes an awful lot of time. My friend who was responsible for Read the entire post…


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Simple Multiple Word Search Engine Concept With PHP & MYSQL

Searching the database for a single word is easy. How about if you want to have a multiple word search? With ordinary search it will only show the result if there is an exact match for the word sequence. What Read the entire post…


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How to Create and Handle an Array of Models or Objects in Codeigniter

In most object oriented programming situations we want to dynamically create varied number of instances(objects) of a specific class. Therefore its impossible to rely on predefined variable. The best solution is to use an array to hold the objects dynamically Read the entire post…


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Horizontal Multilevel Menu That Expand On Mouse-Over With CSS (Without Javascript)


Commonly the multilevel navigation menu in the websites were powered by JavaScript to show and hide the sub-menu elements when the mouse is over a parent menu. The same effect can be achieved by simple CSS. Now you might think Read the entire post…


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How To Adjust Textarea Label Position Without Table


If a label is placed next to a textarea the text will be place at the bottom line. Often this don’t look good. In this tutorial I will show how you can have the label placed anywhere along side the Read the entire post…


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Rounded Corner Elements in HTML Using CSS And Images With Variable Width and Height


There are many ways to make rounded corners in HTML. Many of the new browsers support CSS styles to make rounded corners especially the ones that support CSS 3.0. This post show how you could make rounded corners with CSS Read the entire post…


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CSS Positioning: Tips and Tricks With Relative and Absolute Positioning


It pretty easy to understand the idea of positioning the HTML elements with CSS. There are 4 types of positioning; Static Positioning, Fixed Positioning, Relative Positioning and Absolute Positioning. The main idea of this post is not to explain the Read the entire post…


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Flash Actionscript 3.0 – Retrieve Directory URL Of The SWF File


Usually when you want to load a resource like an xml or picture file from an SWF file you either specify the relative path or the absolute path to the resource. The relative path is the path that the resource Read the entire post…


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Synchronizing Pre-recorded Audio Narration With Microsoft Power-Point Slides


Different Possibilities For Synchronizing Audio to PowerPoint Slides There are many ways to synchronize an audio narration with power-point slides. The first way is to record your narration as you play the slides (‘Slide Show’ tab, ‘Record Narration’). Microsoft Power-point Read the entire post…


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Adding Customizable and Controllable Website Background Music With Flash


There are several ways to add a background sound or music to a website. The most popular and common way is to embed a midi sound file as follows. But this had got two draw back. First the browser and Read the entire post…


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Extracting Data From WordPress Database and Convert Into XML Format


Recently I had to develop a dynamic website that lets the user update company information and upload product images to image gallery. I didn’t give a second that about which CMS I am going to use. The answer was obvious; Read the entire post…