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In today’s digital age, having a strong online presence is essential for any business looking to succeed. A Content Management System (CMS) is a crucial tool that can help business owners manage their website content easily. With so many options available, it can be overwhelming to choose the right CMS for your business needs. However, […]

July 6, 2024

website development

I was recently working on a WordPress site for a client, specifically, on a contact form for the website.  The user was to enter their name, email and birthdate.  The client requested that the birthday is separated into 3 different drop down lists:  Day, Month and Year. Like many WordPress sites (over 1 million as of this post!), […]

March 18, 2016


Spam emails from a form on a website can be so annoying and are a pretty common occurrence for clients using NewsCycle Digital. The reason being, that there really isn’t a straightforward easy way to add Google’s CAPTCHA to a form. NewsCycle Digital has a pbs:captcha tag in their documentation, but I was told that […]

April 16, 2014


Recently I had a challenge: display YouTube videos, images and links in the info box of a Google Map marker. Previously this wouldn’t have been a big deal, but due to changes Google Maps has made, it isn’t as simple as it seems. As of now, you can use Google Maps Engine Light to accomplish […]

February 8, 2014


I am excited to share that, a site I have been working on for the past year, has won three awards from the Local Media Association. I was part of a team of three people who worked very hard to accomplish the site look and functionality. won second place in Best Overall Local […]

December 27, 2013


Set up in the EI The first thing to do is to set up a self-serve section under Taxonomy (Admin -> Taxonomy). You can list all of the different pages here, each page needs its own unique taxonomy ID. In this example, I created a root category called SELF_SERVE_PAGES. I added the different types of […]

December 15, 2013


Saxotech contains many different ways to format text output in an object file. What does this mean exactly? Well, for example, the other day I noticed a page layout was broken on a client’s newslist page. The editor had added an iframe tag that was getting output in a <%Summary%> variable in a newslistitem.pbo file. […]

November 23, 2013


SERVER SIDE I attended the Saxotech Conference in 2012 and went to a workshop called Effective Template Design. My goal for attending this conference was to find a way to speed up my client’s sites. Their code had been written by another developer and my goal at the time was to take this code and […]

November 1, 2013