Archive for March, 2008

Adding table controls and support to TinyMCE in WordPress

One thing wordpress has always lacked is the ability to handle tabular data. This is not because it can’t handle it, after all it’s only HTML, but the problem is that by default the setup does NOT include tablecontrols in it’s TinyMCE setup.

Here’s what you need to do to get table controls added into WordPress’s TinyMCE…

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Missing accessories shortcuts from start menu on Windows XP

I’m currently using a computer that has the “Remote Desktop Connection” icon missing, in fact the whole of the “Communications” directory is missing! Oh no… Never fear…

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eCommerce shopping cart software

So you’ve got a shop, or perhaps a new product range and you want to build a website so you can sell online.

What you need is some kind of web based eCommerce shopping cart system, the question is which?

I decided to build a short list of web based eCommerce shopping cart software out there.

The scenario is this, you have a client who wants an eCommerce solution, they are paying you, but not nearly enough, you’re doing this as more of a favour. You started to develop a solution for them, but felt their feedback wasn’t sufficient which would ultimately lead to missing things out, and it probably wasn’t worth it anyway. What is needed is a base platform to build upon.

The rules are this, it must be open source, and it must work out of the box.

Please remember, this is based purely on my options, by all means, take them on board, and form your own options.

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Create a unique company name

When trying to create a unique company name for your business, I found that there was a three step approach to creating a unique name.

When I was developing a new company name, I created about 20 using this method, each time I would follow the steps through to create a name that was appropriate, unique and usable.

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Marketing Concepts

Some people find it difficult to get to grips with marketing concepts, so here’s some real life examples to get you started.

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