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Tony Crockford (11)

Internet Explorer Birthdays

Just so we remember how old it is...Internet Explorer 9 – 14 Mar 2011 Internet Explorer 8 – 19 Mar 2009 Internet Explorer 7 – 18 Oct 2006 Internet Explorer 6 – 27 Aug 2001

Colorlabs Backbone Theme and WordPress 3.5

After much head scratching and nudges from others I found the reason why the sliders and the dropdown menu stopped working in the backbone theme when I upgraded to WP3.5 Because the theme is called Backbone, they naturally called their javascript set up file backbone.js…

Running WordPress in a local OSX Dev environment.

Up until now I thought I either had to download and install updates manually, or set up an FTP server locally. Whilst idly investigating setting up the OSX FTP server I found a much better alternative. In case someone else is living in the same…

Unresponsive keyboard and mouse after booting Lion

I finally found the cause of my intermittent issue, whereby Lion would sit sulking at the login prompt after booting up and no keyboard input or mouse click would appear to work. They were accepted, as after a lengthy delay they'd appear in the login…

Successful selling

Here are some notes from a lot of sales courses I attended, condensed into some simple checklists.  I don't much like the salesmen they create, but they're interesting to reflect on.