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DIY: How to Calculate Your Vertical Jump

DIY: How to Calculate Your Vertical Jump

I was at the Imaginarium Discovery Center in Anchorage, Alaska when I discovered a curious machine. You stand on a rubber pad and jump into the air. The machine measures your time in the air and video tapes it in ultra slow motion. This all got me to thinking... how high did I jump?

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The Simple Switch to @Font-Face and a Brief History of Fonts on the Web

The Simple Switch to @Font-Face and a Brief History of Fonts on the Web

When we launched this site, we were using the wonderful sIFR plug-in to show non-standard fonts on our website in an accessible way. That method was great, but now with almost universal browser support for @font-face, we were able to ditch Adobe Flash and make our site more friendly for mobile device.

Ten Tips for Keeping your Magento Store Secure

Ten Tips for Keeping your Magento Store Secure

Are you worried about the security of your Magento store? Magento has a number of built-in security features aimed at keeping you safe, but there are some steps you can take to make your site even more secure. Follow this ten-point security policy to protect your site from hackers and security breaches.

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Easy WordPress and Magento Integration

Easy WordPress and Magento Integration

WordPress is among the best web software for blogging and Magento is among is among the best web software for eCommerce. So naturally a marriage between WordPress and Magento is one made in the heavens. Learn how to easily import WordPress content into a Magento page.

Fixing Magento Transactional Email Theme Image Problems

Fixing Magento Transactional Email Theme Image Problems

If you've ever tried to set up a store in Magento, you'll know one of the most frustrating things is turning the default demo store into a real store. In this (really) brief post we'll show you how to fix problems with the Magento logo appearing in some of your transactional emails.

How to Implement "See Price in Cart" Feature in Magento

How to Implement "See Price in Cart" Feature in Magento

Ever wonder why online stores like Amazon.com make you add a product to your cart in order to see the sale price? Learn why the 'see price in cart' feature is a valuable tool for online retailers and we'll show you how to implement this feature in Magento using only Mageneto's built in functionality.

How to Make Optionally Hidden Node Titles in Drupal (Using CCK)

How to Make Optionally Hidden Node Titles in Drupal (Using CCK)

In the popular open-source content management system (CMS) Drupal, titles display on every page as part of the Content Management System's functionality. But what if you don't want to have the titles display on some pages? For example, if you want to use a banner instead of the plain title. There's an easy way to make Drupal's node titles optional using the Content Construction Kit (CCK) module.6.x

How to Restrict Free Shipping in Magento

How to Restrict Free Shipping in Magento

Online stores often offer free shipping to their customers. But what if you want to restrict free shipping to certain locations or minimum cart totals? We recently had to set up free shipping on orders over $50 to the continental U.S. (sorry Alaska and Hawaii) for a client. We'll show you how we did it using Magento, our open-source eCommerce platform of choice.

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