CATEGORY: javascript

Javascript, Tips

Publish2 JSON Feed Without A Plugin

Need: A way to display the JSON data provided by Publish2 on a WordPress blog. The Catch: I wanted to have multiple instances of the feed from different JSON data feeds on the post. Furthermore, each required unique items from its respective JSON feed and I wanted to style each instance differently.…

Javascript, Plugins

WordPress Location Search By Zip Code

Last week I completed a Worpress CMS conversion for a site that was running a custom Ruby on Rails CMS. Everything was pretty straightforward, only caveat was that they wanted to be able to search their 12K+ locations by zip code, paginate the results, and also display them as markers on a Google map.…

Javascript, Plugins, Tips

WordPress Calendar Plugin: Display Posts By Date & Category

In my ongoing effort of not re-inventing the wheel, I spent hours upon hours looking through ALL of the available WordPress calendar plugins for a project that I had been working on. My Needs:AJAX (required asynchronous navigation between months) Query posts by category (would be nice if I could select the category) Associate posts with their dates.…

Javascript, Video

Favorite Lightbox For Images and Video

Last year I was working on a project that was utilizing the jQuery Cycle plugin for a slideshow and I was struggling to find a compatible jQuery lightbox script which would play FLV videos hosted on the same server (with a built in media player). Unfortunately, the best one I came across was written in MooTools which would’ve led to conflicts.…

Javascript, Tips

Favorite Internet Explorer 6 PNG Fix

Rarely will you find the words “Favorite” and Internet Explorer 6 in the same sentence…it has been the bane of my existence ever since I began in Web Development. If I had my way I would make it illegal to even run a copy of IE6…not a far stretch considering all the pain and suffering developers have had to endure over the years.…