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Chris Cardell

Effective UI interaction

Have you ever been half way through a web form and clicked a help or tip button thinking that it would open a new window or an overlay, but instead it takes you away from the page and you lose everything you’ve typed? It doesn’t happen often, but it happens enough to be weary. I […]

Demand for iPad 2 is ‘amazing’

The iPad 2 went on sale Friday afternoon in the US. According to Apple spokesperson Trudy Muller who spoke to The Loop, “Demand for the next generation iPad 2 has been …

Go away LiquidWeb!

You may not have heard of it (you will of experienced it), but there is a type of online advertising called behavioural retargeting. If you visit a website and don’t make a purchase, you’ll then see ads from that site on other websites. This is exactly what LiquidWeb has done. But they don’t just display […]

Timely.is Tweet Automation

Timely is a really simple tweet automation service by the creators of Flowtown. If you like an as-is service that posts Tweets at times it deems appropriate either 1, 3, 5 or 9 times a day, then this is the web app for you.

“What we do is analyze your past 199 tweets and figure out the best time slots. We then use this info to auto-schedule your tweets and learn as your followers grow.”

However, it serverly lacks advanced control. It automatically uses the short URL service awe.sm, which although seems like a… Continue reading

jQuery Mobile “Error Loading Page”

UPDATE: This was an issue in Alpha 4, but in 4.1 this has now been fixed.
I was working on a jQuery Mobile system and I couldn’t pages to load with a standard link (e.g. <a href=”hello.html”>Hello</a>), it would always display the below error message.

Error Loading Page

The solution is really simple. You can’t work with jquerymobile with the protocol file:// it has to be a web address. After moving it to a server, with protocol http:// it worked immediately. Hope this helps anyone else frustrated with the problem.

Disable RSS in WordPress

WordPress doesn’t come with the ability to turn off RSS. There are no really easy ways to completely switch off or remove your RSS feeds in WordPress for private or semi-private blogs. You could delete the php files themselves in wp-includes, but you’ll have to do this everytime you upgrade. Here is a better way.

iPad 2 available mid-March

Steve Jobs is currently unveiling the iPad 2. I won’t go into detail for now. Due to being based in the UK, we won’t be able to get our hands on it until March 25th (available in US March 11th). There doesn’t seem to be anything too shocking about this release, unless you’re shocked by […]

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