Folders on top with El Capitan

For the last three years I’ve been happily seeing folders at the top of all file lists in my Mac’s Finder windows, thanks to a wonderful little free utility called… More »

A responsive website is now more important than ever

In a few days Google will change the way it decides what will be shown in the results when people search for something using a smartphone. That simple sentence doesn’t… More »

Plugin Review – Dynamic WordPress Form Builder

Let’s face it, forms are one of the most important parts of a website, and yet they’re also one of the things that WordPress really doesn’t do well. Out of… More »

How to centre a Superfish dropdown menu

This is a great little tip I found a while ago which has been sitting in my Wunderlist ever since. I can’t recall where I originally picked it up and… More »

12 things that make a good WordPress plugin

WordPress plugins come in literally thousands of shapes and sizes. In my view a good plugin should have an intuitive admin user interface, work properly out of the box, and… More »

Does Google really understand us?

The news that the Google Nexus One phone has shipped only 135,000 units since its launch 74 days ago got me thinking about what else Google has launched in the… More »

10 reasons websites should not play music automatically

I do a lot of surfing, looking for design inspiration, coding tips, or simply something to amuse me. I often start a surfing session using StumbleUpon or Wikipedia and then… More »

Let clients use the WordPress Dashboard

In which ZigPress talks about introducing clients to the finer points of managing their sites after launch and handover. Part 1 – It’s Great Although there are a number of… More »

Website Language Selection

You will all have visited websites that present their content in more than one language – and they allow you to select the language in some way. Right now I’m… More »

Languages and Hybrid Design

Here’s a new one for the debate regarding semantic tableless CSS-based design versus old-fashioned tables-for-everything HTML. Let’s say you design a great site with floated DIVs, negative margins, semantic tags,… More »