My Blog

Creating Fake Course Data0

10 October 2019

I need to show that my University Package works, so I am building a demonstration university website packed with oodles of fake data, which mirrors that found in a real university website.


Sorting Tables0

03 February 2017

One of the nicest things about spreadsheets is that you can reorder columns alphabetically just by clicking a "sort" button. Using JQuery, you can now do this for tables in your web pages.


Highlighting External Links0

20 January 2017

I want all of my external links to open in a new window, and for users to know that this will happen before they click. I also want this additional functionality to be automatic, so that other web editors don't need to remember to do something in order to make it happen.


The Rogue Break Problem0

17 January 2017

There's a problem with TinyMCE that presents in some web browsers. It occasionally adds rouge line breaks at the end of block elements. This is how I find and remove them.


The Empty Paragraph Problem0

17 January 2017

They really really annoy me. They are empty paragraphs... used by some novice website editors to insert extra spaces between one block of text and the next. This is how I get rid of them.