Online micro-electronic components, consumables & accessories
23 February 2018
Buy great value for money micro-electronic components online from BangGood.com. Free international delivery, including to South Africa. Read more...
Creating custom social media share buttons for posts
Creating custom social media share buttons for posts
27 October 2017
Website developers might find it necessary to have custom social share buttons at the top/bottom of their web pages. Custom buttons, as suppose to the regular/default buttons, allows better integration with the rest of a website's styling and create a more unique look and feel. Read more...
Collections(s): Social Media, Website Development
Tagged with CSS, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Simple Share Buttons, Twitter, WhatsApp, WordPress, free plugins, plugins, social media
A better way to add fonts to a WordPress site
A better way to add fonts to a WordPress site
16 September 2017
With more advanced styling options available to us, it makes sense to be able to add unique fonts to our websites too. This post will show a better way to add fonts to a WordPress website. Read more...
Collections(s): Website Development
Tagged with CSS, Google Fonts, Google+, WordPress, fonts, functions.php, speed optimisation, theme development, theme styling
Sending alert emails from a Raspberry Pi for home automation projects
Sending alert emails from a Raspberry Pi for home automation projects
13 February 2016 | Updated 30 June 2017
This is a short, simple tutorial on sending alert emails from a Raspberry Pi for home automation where I show you how to send alert emails using Bash. Read more...
Collections(s): Home Automation, Raspberry Pi
Tagged with API, Bash, Cron, Gmail, Google+, Linux, Raspbian, email, getting started, mailutils, social media, ssmtp
Using Voice RSS to make a Raspberry Pi talk
Using Voice RSS to make a Raspberry Pi talk
25 January 2016
With this post I would like to introduce a simple to run, text-to-speech (TTS) system for the Raspberry Pi. Yes, you type it and it get's spoken! - using Voice RSS to make a Raspberry Pi talk. Read more...
Collections(s): Home Automation, Home Security, Microelectronics, Raspberry Pi
Tagged with ALSA, API, Google Speech, Google+, Linux, Raspberry Pi, Raspbian, TTS, Voice RSS, getting started, git, mpg123, speech synthesis
Fool proofing your site’s Google ads in WP (Part 2)
Fool proofing your site’s Google ads in WP (Part 2)
16 January 2016
Fool proofing your site's Google ads in WP is a two-part guide on how to ease the pain of Ad blockers. In this part we will set up a basic backup ad for when Google AdSense does not have an ad to show. Read more...
Collections(s): Website Development
Tagged with Ad Blocking Detector, Ad Blocking browser extensions, Google AdSense, Google+, Theme File Maker, WordPress, ad blockers, plugins