An alternative to new year resolutions - Try something new for a month

1. January 2014 16:54 by Dave in   //  Tags:   //   Comments (0)

It's another new year, and all over the world millions of people will be making big resolutions in another attempt to change their lives, but sometimes bigger isn't always better.

Filmed in 2011, Google's Matt Cutts filmed a short TED talk about trying something new for 30 days, as small changes have more chance of sticking.

Worth a watch as its only a few minutes long: http://www.ted.com/talks/matt_cutts_try_something_new_for_30_days.html

What will you be trying this year?

Enable visitor locations in PHP version of Cookie Free Analytics

4. August 2013 20:36 by Dave in   //  Tags:   //   Comments (0)
To see your visitor locations instead of your server, update the following code to comment out the server request and to echo the html to call the image from the page. This will show the 1px image in your page source code, but as the visitors browser will be making the call it means Google Analytics will report the visitor location instead of the server.

Twitter API 1.1: Sorry that page cannot be found (Code 34)

17. April 2013 12:31 by Dave in   //  Tags:   //   Comments (0)

For the last couple of months we've been using the new twitter API 1.1 to provide feeds across our websites until this morning when they suddenly stopped working with the c# code falling over and returning a message saying "sorry that page cannot be found" with error code 34.

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