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Removing typographic widows in WordPress page titles

A widow in typography is the one lowly word that gets displayed on a line of its own within a heading. Typographers and designers often go nuts when they see the main headings on a website have widows so here’s an easy fix to appease them:

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PHPNW Conference 2008 Review

Last weekend, I opted not to spend time with my friends, nor did I choose to perform DIY on my (never finished) home; instead I decided to geek-out at the first ever PHPNW conference at Manchester Central.

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Should you test your web developers before employing them?

These past few weeks, I’ve been doing some work for a new client. Prior to getting the gig, I did the all the usual things: sent my prospective email, went to meet the client, etc. However, this client, a big web agency, did something I’ve not experienced before – they gave me a programming test.

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Launching your own web app – what’s involved?

I have decided to launch my own web app. The web application in question, is one I mentioned a few weeks ago and it is to be called Bean Counter.

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{curly brackets} versus :colons/semi-colons; in PHP

Current and former colleagues of mine, will attest to my intense hatred of poorly written code and by poorly written code I mean code that is hard to follow.

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A simple PHP HTML/CSS templating system (REDUX)

It is beyond silly to repeatedly copy and paste the same HTML into the top and bottom of every HTML file that you create. That’s why god invented include() but, the humble header/footer HTML include file needs to be extended slightly – that is, unless you want all your pages to have the same title/meta

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