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  • Jul 1

    Does hashing passwords multiple times make them safe

    I don't normally write a blog post about someone elses post but every now and again I stumble across something interesting or informative or just well written and I like to make an exception. This week twitter popped up a little discussion on stackoverflow, and I thought the answer was all of the above. 

  • Jun 25

    twitter xml feeds are back!

    As you may have heard twitter have final fully deprecated version 1 of their API. One of the most annoying things about this is that it takes away all the open feeds and search functionality.....In fact it's particularly annoying for me because only recently I wrote a little article on how to selectively post to Facebook from twitter and suddenly my cunning solution doesn't work anymore.

  • May 31

    How to plan your social media posts

    I recently wrote a post on how to publish to Facebook via twitter...I say recently - about 5 minutes ago. That post was driven primarily by my frustration with trying to keep all my social media up to date which in all honesty I fail to do.

  • May 31

    How to post to twitter and Facebook together

    If you're making any vague attempt to keep up with the monster that is social networking then you'll no doubt be on twitter and Facebook, however you may well also have realised after your initial burst of enthusiastic activity that actually trying to come up with unique stuff both twitter and Facebook is pretty time consuming and kinda you requires you to be in creative mode all the time - that or have a particular bee in your bonnet, and I don't know about you but I struggle with that......fear not I have a plan!

  • Apr 11

    Maintain a destination on Drupal user account menu

    I came across a little problem this week when trying to create a nice user journey using the Drupal Subscriptions module. Basically I wanted to allow a user to subscribe to various taxonomy terms in one go rather than one at a time. This meant I need to take them to this element of user account page directly rather than using the term subscribe links that the module provides.

  • Mar 22

    Set the default language for CKEditor and spell check in Drupal

    Sometimes things that should be soooo simple take the longest don't they - well this was one of them so I thought I'd share my knowledge in the hope it saves someone a bit of time again.

    There are several ways to skin this proverbial cat (apologies to the cat lovers amoungst you). If you want set your editor language to something that has a unique prefix in the language string for example: 'de' then life is easy for you. All you need to do is set the editor language with:

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