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Archive for September, 2010

Putting PHP Code into a Static HTML page

Wednesday, September 20th, 2010

Often you have an old site built with .htm pages that just can’t use PHP code on it because the server wont run PHP on a static HTML page. I’ve struggled with this over and over - do I use Iframes, do I use JavaScript (Can do both but not great for search engines).
Finally today […]

How to get a Wordpress API Key for Akismet

Thursday, September 14th, 2010

This question comes up over and over. I guess it’s because Wordpress include Akismet in their version 2 but you can’t actually activate it without the Wordpress API Key.
Here’s what you do for that API

Go to www.wordpress.com
Sign up for an account there. They make you take up a blog on wordpress.com but don’t worry about […]

Google Earth used on ITV News for 9/11

Tuesday, September 12th, 2010

Last night I spied Google Earth being used on ITV’s 10 o’clock news show in the UK. They used it to zoom out from a satellite photo of Ground Zero and spin around the world to Afghanistan. Full screen, no menus or anything. Is this a new venture for Google perhaps - selling their satellite […]