Useful Magento Template Methods

Useful Magento Template Methods

Magento is, in my opinion, the most powerful e-commerce platform available for PHP. The community edition is completely free, but that comes with a downside. The documentation and the forum are not very helpful. StackOverflow is definitely a great resource…

How To Flush W3 Total Cache Programmatically

How To Flush W3 Total Cache Programmatically

When working with WordPress you will likely need to create custom post types and you will also probably be working with a caching plugin. The problem is that caching plugins typically only flush the cache when normal posts and pages…

Better Responsive Image Semantics

Better Responsive Image Semantics

Responsive Images are a tough nut to crack. The W3C is currently considering several possible implementations. Until a standard is reached, people are using various client-side and server-side solutions. The Current Landscape Many client-side solutions end up downloading two copies…

Blog Post URL Structure: Are the experts wrong?

Blog Post URL Structure: Are the experts wrong?

The internet is full of SEO experts recommending that blog posts should not have the date in the URL. As you can see by my URL structure, I disagree. They have various reasons, but none of them are convincing to…