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Apr 07, 09
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Well the budget came out today - I havent had time to look at it much myself but I saw a quote on one website and thought it would make a great T-shirt:

"My Jaysus, we're properly banjaxed, now"

Think it'd sum up the national mood quite well, sher if you can't laugh etc ...

Shane's picture
Apr 07, 09
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As any web designer will testify - Internet Explorer 6 or IE6 - can be a very flaky piece of software, it just seems to render websites in it's own special way, totally differently to all the other web-browsers, requiring far more hacks to Style Sheets to get things working.

Well, it looks like a Web designer in Normay might have spelt the end of IE6! Going to his site using IE6 and you're advised to upgrade your browser and you're given links to all the other software you can use, well this has spread like wildfire across Norway and is now spreading further across the web!

Shane's picture
Apr 01, 09
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According to Sitepoint these are going to be the next BIG web trend.

Rightly or wrongly I'm not a big fan of drop down menus normally, I know I know we have some on our site! but these new Mega Drop Downs can look very stylish, well in some cases, and more importantly they actually look as if they'll make it easier to navigate sites!!! which is where old fashioned drop downs fall ... eh ... well down really.

Site Point on Mega Drop Down Menus

Here's a nice example of them in action:

Shane's picture
Mar 30, 09
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Q: Is there an easy way to get Drupal 6 to generate structured page breadcrumbs?
A: Yes, install the 'Menu Breadcrumb' module and configure your menus to mirror your website's page structure.

Breadcrumbs in Drupal can be very confusing, by default Drupal doesn't do much with breadcrumbs and there are loads of (sometimes confusing) modules to help with generating them based on all sorts including custom Taxonomy trees and the like.

Kevin's picture
Mar 25, 09
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Sexual Violence Centre Postcard Art Fundraiser

Thursday 26th March, 5pm - 9pm

You may find yourself with a card created by a well known artist, a media personality, or someone on the way to being so. The artist name will be discovered after the purchase. All postcards cost e50.

There are some amazing pieces - check out a selection of them at the website: www.sexualviolence.ie

Sinéad's picture
Mar 25, 09
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When you try to install new modules onto a Drupal setup hosted on a Blacknight.ie Unix hosting plan do you get errors like the following about the installed PHP version?

"This module requires PHP version 5.2.* and is incompatible with PHP version 4.4.7."

If so don't panic, your hosting paln will almost certainly have PHP 5.2 installed and configured, all you have to do is to go to the control panel and disable PHP 4.x support, this will then allow PHP 5.2.x to shine through and should keep your modules from complaining!

Kevin's picture
Mar 20, 09
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Q: Where are the German translations for Magento?
A: Here - http://www.exanto.de/dl/magento-de_latest.tar.bz2 (z7 Zip format alert!!)

Maybe it's just me but I find that locating the Magento translation strings for any given (non english) language can sometimes be a bit of a trial.

Kevin's picture
Mar 17, 09
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Hope you all have a great St.Patrick's day, from Shane, Sinead and Kev!

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