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The “Social Media” module for the Drupal 7 platform is a great tool for website admins to take full advantage of social network integration. It helps connect your website with social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook, Myspace, digg, Linked In, and Google+, just to name a few. Lending you total control over commanding your centralized hub of profile information as well as powerful options for utilizing widgets and plug-ins such as follow, like, and share buttons, it is easy to see why it has its advantages. Follow me on a quick walk-through to get started using this powerful tool today!

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When connecting to a system via SSH there are normally two ways to do so. First and most common is to use an username and password to login. The second method is via SSH Keys.

Trying to find a way to add a little Halloween flair to your website? Trying to make your social media more prominent on your website? Below are instructions for getting your own twitter bat to fly around your web page. We are going to be using the popular triple flap script for adding a twitter bird that flies around your screen, and customizing the sprite for some Halloween fun.

When it comes to building a website, there is one file that dictates just about every aspect of the site’s design and layout – the Cascading Style Sheet (CSS). Personally, I have learned the hard way that it is very important to create this document the right way to make future edits and adjustments quick and easy. Constantly changing browsers require edits to be made to the CSS file(s) by the designer.

Many popular frameworks, CMS's and ecommerce platforms come preloaded with a JavaScript library like jQuery or Prototype. Most of the time, these systems heavily depend on those libraries for functionality on both the frontend and the backend; removing it or changing the variables it uses could severly break the site.

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There are many tutorials on how to add navigation to your Magento ecommerce website, but not a lot of tutorials on once you add your navigation how to display subcategories.

Step 1:

Open your text editor (Dreamweaver, Notepad++, etc.) and create a new .phtml file.  Copy the following code into your new file:

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How to Display Category Navigation in Magento
Last week I was approached with an issue from one of my collegues "the magento category navigation not displaying, what am I doing wrong?".  After hours on hours trying different techniques, I finally realized how easy and simple it was to display the navigtion.

Below are the steps you should follow if your navigation isn't displaying on your magento website:

A simple jQuery Slideshow TutorialImage slideshows are a popular method of displaying a larger volume of pictures in websites. Not only do they reduce the amount of page real-estate these photos would use but also if done correctly, can add a wow factor to any site. By making use of the handy Cycle plugin for jQuery, we can easily create a slideshow of our own, complete with previous and next navigation controls. Not a master of Javascript?

Blog BannerThe WYSIWYG module for Drupal is extremely useful in terms of providing a great plugin for many different WYSIWYG editors. It even allows you to select the different WYSIWYG buttons that will be available for different input formats. However, this functionality has a downside: It places all of the buttons in one long, unorganized line if you place them in with the Drupal interface.

Many of our past blog posts have focused on best-practices and creating usable, maintainable code. But when you're doing contests like PHP Golf, you want to minimize the amount of code used to accomplish a task. This post will demonstrate tips on reducing the size of your scripts.