Development

Website development is the tools and functions that make a website interactive and much more than just graphics and text on a page.

HTML5 Audio and MediaElementJs

How to Play Audio on Website

The simplest way to play audio on any website is to use the HTML5 audio tag. It’s quick and simple and only requires the following HTML code: <audio src="your-music-file.mp3" controls></audio> This audio player is native to whichever browser you are using, so will look different in appearance and size on Firefox vs Internet Explorer vs Android Chrome vs IOS iPhone, etc. And if your browser doesn’t support the audio tag then you will not see any player at all and…

How to Play Audio on Website was last modified: September 6th, 2016 by David Tiong
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How to use FTP to transfer files to your website

As a web designer who uses FTP everyday, it’s really easy to forget that often website owners and bloggers may have never used FTP and so it may be confusing when someone like me says “just FTP the new stylesheet or functions file to the website”. A client just pointed that out to me the other day. So I have included information in this post on how to use FTP, along with a link to an easy to use FTP…

How to use FTP to transfer files to your website was last modified: September 19th, 2016 by David Tiong
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Compress websites files using PHP to download

A quick way to download a website’s files using FTP, is to compress them at the server, and then download. You can do this by adding a quick and easy PHP compression script to your website, if you have access with FTP. <?php exec(‘tar zcf compressedbackupwebsite.tar.gz *’); ?> Create a PHP file called “compress-files-for-ftp.php” and add the above code into it; then upload to the public_html directory of your website, or whichever directory that you wish to compress. Simply then…

Compress websites files using PHP to download was last modified: September 6th, 2016 by David Tiong
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Redirect old website pages to new website pages

When you create a new website for a client, or yourself, it’s important to consider the current pages that are indexed by Google and other search engines. Why? Because you currently have certain pages that are important, that people are finding when they search online for you. They may even have certain pages bookmarked off your website in their browsers. You don’t want to lose the ranking for those pages. So what you need to do is simply identify the…

Redirect old website pages to new website pages was last modified: September 6th, 2016 by David Tiong
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How to create email forms

Email forms are an essential communication tool for today’s digital age. Whereas once upon a time the preferred method of contact was by phone or fax, now it is by email and live chat. Of course picking up the phone and calling is still an excellent method for communication, the problem is that it is not always convenient. Here’s some of the reasons why email is so popular:   You can send an enquiry or a response at any time…

How to create email forms was last modified: December 26th, 2012 by David Tiong
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