From the Blog

13 Oct 2013

Drawing a vertical line in jQuery

A simple line drawing function in jQuery that can be used to create vertical or horizontal lines.

Create a vertical line in jQuery »

04 Oct 2013

Fixing an unresponsive Nook touch screen

What I did to fix my unresponsive Nook screen when I couldn't swipe to unlock

Fix unresponsive Nook touchscreen »

27 Sep 2013

Get posts for custom taxonomies & terms in WordPress

An quick tutorial showing how to display all posts from a custom taxonomy, using different terms in WordPress. Includes examples and source code.

Display posts for custom taxonomies »

21 Sep 2013

Transferring a WordPress site from localhost to a live server

A simple guide detailing the steps needed to transfer a WordPress website from a localhost setup to live website. The process should take about 10 minutes and will cause almost no downtime to the website

Move WordPress from localhost to live »

07 Sep 2013

Simple jQuery bouncing ball

Tutorial delving into the code required to create a basic bouncing ball animation with shadow. Also discusses the 'easing' needed to give realistic motion. Includes source code and demo.

jQuery Bouncing Ball »

01 Sep 2013

Submitting a form in WordPress redirects to 404 page

How to fix a bug on a WordPress website's contact form whereby submitting the form redirects to a 404 not found page.

WordPress form redirecting to 404 page »

30 Aug 2013

10 advantages of developing bespoke WordPress themes

Top reasons why bespoke WordPress theme development should be the way forward compared to using or modifying an off-the-shelf theme.

Reasons to develop bespoke WordPress themes »

19 Aug 2013

Tweet Carousel – a scrolling twitter feed animation (API 1.1)

Tweet Carousel is a scrolling animated twitter feed created in jQuery and PHP (for Authentication) for Twitter API 1.1 with customisable options. Includes demo and source code.

jQuery Tweet Carousel »

15 Aug 2013

Google Analytics filter to show visits to your website domain

Tutorial showing how to setup a filter in Google Analytics to only show traffic to a single website domain or host name.

Show visits to website in Analytics »

05 Aug 2013

5 simple ways to customise the WordPress login page

This tutorial shows how easy it is to change the appearance of the default WordPress admin login screen including changing the logo, background, form and buttons. Includes source code.

Change the WordPress login page »

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Hi, I'm Tom Elliott a generalist freelance web developer with a passion for creating clean, engaging & high performance websites using a number of tools and platforms.

Based in Nottingham, I have 10+ years experience developing websites as both a freelancer and full-time in a creative agency environment

In my free time you might find me supping an ale or two, talking shop at various Nottingham web & creative industry events or immersed in a good sci-fi read.

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