26 December 2018
How to list out your WordPress tags with a post count for each

Want to list out all your WordPress tags as links with a post count for each? Here's a snippet of code that will do that with no need to update manually.

24 December 2018
Adding a Google Ads responsive ad unit to an Oxygen template

Adding a Google Ads responsive ad unit to an Oxygen site builder template and no ads appear? This might be why...

23 December 2018
Forcing the browser to display a vertical scrollbar - how and why

Here's why you should add this to your CSS stylesheet to force the browser to display a vertical scrollbar, even on web pages that are too short to need one.

21 December 2018
How to create a double-deck logo in Logojoy

Logojoy is an "AI-powered logo maker" that's a joy to use - in fact, I used it to create the 'Technically Product' logo you can see on this site. But it isn't obvious how to make a double-deck logo in Logojoy, something I needed to do for Technically Product. Wait, what's a double-deck logo? A […]

25 November 2018
How many tabs have I got open in Safari on my iPhone?

The answer is a rather shocking 190 tabs. How do I know this? Press and hold the 'tabs' button in mobile Safari and it will give you a count: Hat tip to @swyx (Shawn Swyx Wang) on Twitter for telling the world how to find this out - I've been an iPhone user for years […]

23 September 2018
Prioritising projects? Think about the RETURN

So here's a useful mnemonic to help prioritise tasks or projects. Think about the RETURN: R: Resource E: Effort T: Time U: Urgency N: Necessity (OK, there should really be another 'R' in there but I'll let that slide. Perhaps it stands for 'Argh, I've forgotten one of the words...') Only tasks with high urgency […]

9 September 2018
Google Ad Manager not loading? Perhaps AdBlock Plus is the culprit

Google recently created its 'Ad Manager' brand from two existing products, Doubleclick for Publishers (DFP) and Ad Exchange. If you are trying to visit Google Ad Manager in your browser and all you get is the following symbol... ...then it is worth checking to see whether you have Adblock Plus (ABP) installed. Certainly in Chrome, […]

2 September 2018
Be careful renaming elements in Oxygen site builder for WordPress

This WordPress site is built using a visual website builder called Oxygen 2. It's great, but sometimes a case of trial and error. Here's one 'error' you can easily avoid. Oxygen sites are built from templates that consist of a number of elements - divs, columns, that sort of thing. By default each element you […]

29 August 2018
WordPress not centring images when you tell it to? Here's how to fix that

Your image looks centered in the WordPress editor... but when you publish the post, it's still left aligned. What gives?

23 August 2018
One piece of Google advice not to follow when installing Tag Manager

I love Google Tag Manager, I really do. But when you install it, don't follow the advice that Google gives you: The installation code shouldn't be pasted as high in the <head> of the page as possible. It should be pasted below the data layer snippet. As Google itself explains elsewhere: It's important that this […]

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