All posts by jhnidk

Automatically post to Facebook from PHP script

[Updated 21-09-2012 to support the latest Facebook changes] The importance of a professional presence on Facebook is constaltly increasing.

However supporting and publishing content on Facebook as a parallel channel to a normal website means increased work for many companies.

However posting on facebook doesn’t have to be a manual task that requires extra work. This post guides you to a solution that can easily be integrated in a existing CMS system, and enable cross posting of content to Facebook.

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Display random posts in WordPress

Learn how to display random posts in WordPressOn a blog, it’s typically only a small portion of the posts that’s being read.

However if you want to inspire your readers to read further posts, a random post script can be a effective tool to expose additional content to your users and thereby increase the stickiness of your site.

In this post you’ll learn how easy it is to insert a random post script in WordPress.

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Twitter OAuth the easy way – simple post to twitter script

Posting to twitter with OAuthAfter Twitter introduced mandatory authentication with OAuth, many of the current scripts for posting content to Twitter don’t work anymore.

OAuth can be great for more advanced authentication, but for a simple post to twitter script, it seems like a little overkill.

In this post you’ll learn how to create a simple script that uses a quick and dirty version of OAuth for posting new tweets to Twitter.

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Display external RSS feeds in WordPress

Display bexternal RSS feeds in wordpress Displaying external RSS Feeds is quite common in blogs.

Typical sources can be external partners, general sources of inspiration, or sites that you admire.

In this post we’ll show you 2 methods for displaying external RSS feeds in WordPress –  the built in WordPress widget, and a stand alone code.

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Free ebook from Google about modern web technologies

New html ebook from googleWhat is the world wide web, how does browsers work, and what do you need to know to navigate the web efficient and safely.

In this new and free ebook from Google, you’ll get these questions answered. You also get a interesting insight in what HTML 5 can be used for, since the ebook is created as a html 5 site

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Jumpstart new CSS typography with Type-a-file

Create new CSS fast with type-a-fileCreating a CSS typography from scratch for a new website can be quite time consuming.

To speed things up, you might reuse CSS from other of your projects, or you might use some pre developed CSS classes, that you can then adjust to your needs.

In this post we’ll take a look at Type-a-file, that offers 8 different ready to use CSS definitions for your site.

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Boost Facebook reach by only showing content to users who likes your page

Only show content to Facebook users who likes your pageHaving Facebook likes or followers can be a very valuable marketing tool, since new updates on your Facebook page, will also be displayed on your followers Facebook walls.

One way of getting more Facebook followers is to only display attractive content on your Facebook page to people that likes your page.

In this post you’ll learn how to implement a simple piece of FBML that can hide specific content from non followers

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