Category Archives: Technology n’ Stuff

Adding Joomla 2.5 users programmatically without sending the welcome e-mail

The code I’m sharing is a stand-alone script that can be ran directly from your browser, it doesn’t need to be added to a module or component, though the core functionality can be used in either of course =) This code was written to read an excel spreadsheet containing a username, e-mail and password. I wanted to create these users… (more…)

Is Facebook involved in a scam against their own advertisers by using bots?

While skimming the internet this morning I came across a post from a company that makes use of Facebook advertising.  They noticed that they were getting charged for click throughs but were only able to verify 20% of those clicks with their analytics.. But what’s worse is that when they started logging those clicks, they found that 80% of them… (more…)

The importance of wireframing/mockups.. and some free tools to get you going

I’ve been in the web development business for several years now and I realize that everyone has their own process. All too often a designer will first jump straight into photoshop  and start piecing together a design they’ve thought up.  In the case of designers I know, they will do this with 2 or 3 designs and then present those… (more…)

Should you add keywords to your website to increase SEO? Google, Bing and Yahoo all ignore keywords.

But it’s worse than that. As Google tweaks  it’s algorithms used for organic search, many are shifting to Pay Per Click advertising as a way to get traffic to their site.  When working on Pay Per Click advertising you have to develop a set of keywords and it’s very often that someone will use the same set of keywords on their website… (more…)

Create new folders in SwirlyMMS!

Something I’ve noticed about SwirlyMMS for the iPhone is that after you have a large number of images in your inbox, it takes a long, long time for the inbox to even load up. I know I know, start deleting messages Lonnie! well tough, my reason, or anyone’s reason for keeping messages in the app are not the focus of… (more…)