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If you’ve got more than one time based select field in a PHP form, it makes sense to create a reusable function to prep those iterations for you instead of manually constructing an array. And, because you’re going to be using different identifiers for the different fields, you’ll want to just construct a top level […]

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When you’re choosing a host for a web project, there are generally three considerations (outside of web server environment needed): storage space, server performance, and bandwidth. Storage space is a no-brainer: if you’ve got a bunch of galleries, you’re going to need space to host all those images. Server performance generally relates to the amount […]

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As we wrote about a little while back, the 3.8 upgrade effectively broke some dashboard widgets by squeezing them into leetle teeny boxes (no word yet on whether said boxes were made out of ticky tacky). With some collaborative assistance, we found a functional solution to return that style layout, but it involved adding a snippet of […]

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There is a phrase in science and statistics which goes like this: “Correlation does not imply causation“. It’s used to point out false conclusions that are attractive because they show some connection, but are not actually valid or statistically meaningful. Frequently, people who are trying to build some reach in social media fall prey to […]

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It begins so seductively…“GAIN NEW FOLLOWERS AND DRIVE TRAFFIC TODAY!” (OK, that may not be seductive to everyone, but when you’re a small business or startup looking for exactly those things, it’s terribly seductive). So, you browse their profile, and “Holy crap, this dude/dudette has over a million followers, it must be legit!” And suddenly, […]

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As an entrepreneur, we tend to spend much of our time focused on growing our businesses, building new connections, and looking for the next opportunity, and it can be difficult to find time to reflect. We've had an amazing year here at ImTheirWebGuy, and I wanted to take a little time in reflection to thank some of the people who helped make that possible.

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After getting notified that 3.8 was available, I eagerly ran the update, and then immediately wished I hadn’t. While the UI updates in WP 3.8 definitely hit the goal of “modern interface”, they failed hard at the goal of “displaying existing dashboard widgets correctly”, and pretty much failed responsive design in general. How? By forcing […]

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