Archives for June, 2011

An easy guide to Google+, Google’s new social media platform. What is Google+? The giant of search engines has deployed their intentions of social media takeover. Google+ this week has begun to test its new social platform on a very few select people, beginning its task to overtake Facebook. If you haven’t noticed, Google has […]

Google has produced a new website called wdyl.com “What do you love?.com”. My impressions at present are that this creative space takes the headache away from searching. I could spend hours searching and mumbling through the millions of sites the Internet galaxy holds, and each planet I descend upon pushes more links on to me […]

The i-Phone Addiction. The latest iPhone5 News. What to expect on the iPhone 5 I have decided to write up a simple expectancy list for all you iPhone addicts to make knowledge on the subject easy to digest, due to the many long winded articles based on the new arrival. The new model available to […]

Ever needed to show a link to the latest post dynamically in the text editor in WordPress? Shortcodes are great little tools and easy to create, firstly you need to load up your themes functions page and add the following code. [sourcecode] function my_recent_posts_shortcode(){ $args=array( ‘post_type’=>’post’, ‘category_name’=>’news’, ‘max_num_pages’=>20, ‘posts_per_page’=>1 ); $wp_query = null; $wp_query = […]

Sometime when editing your custom WordPress theme you may want to list the latest posts and highlight the post when your on that post / page. This can be done by firstly setting up your CSS to style a link how you want it when its current [sourcecode language=”css”]#latest-news h2 a.current{ color:black;}[/sourcecode] Next you need […]

Firesheep

What is Firesheep? Key-Sheppard=Firesheep user. You haven’t got to be a genius to become hacker. As of autumn last year, a new creation has swept the Wi-Fi nation with a Firefox Plug-in called Firesheep, making social networking in open areas a vulnerable past time. There are millions of cookies floating throughout the internet, which store […]

Shaw & Underwood

We are more than satisfied with the service we have received from Scotchegg and are looking forward to continuing working with Pete and his team, as they are creative, knowledgeable and good at what they do.

When creating a menu or header text the client may wish for a font or effect not possible using standard web approaches. This maybe a drop shadow, gradient, glow or simply a non standard web font. In most cases an image will look softer and in most peoples view better looking than standard browser generated […]

IE6 Users We hate it, we want to stop developing for it, but the sad truth is we can not blame all IE6 users for using it as its not always their fault they are still on IE6. Only last week I was round my mothers and had to put my IT support hat on, […]