YUI2: Javascript Carousel - An update about version 2.8.*

Last year I published two parts of a three part tutorial (doh) on the YUI2 Carousel Widget which worked with YUI Carousel 2.7.0. Since that time, a new couple of new versions of the YUI2: Carousel widget have been released (2.8.0 and 2.8.1), and…

Snippet: Wordpress Admin - Tidy Dashboard Widgets By Role

Recently I worked on a Wordpress site where I wanted to be able to customise the dashboard for different user roles. Wordpress has the default roles of administrators, editors, authors, contributors and subscribers. It's not too much to assume you might not want to show your editors or authors all…

YUI: Javascript Carousel with Custom Navigation - Part 2

Please Note: This tutorial is written for YUI version 2.7.0. It will not work correctly in versions 2.8 and 2.8.1. For more information and a fix please see my update article. Welcome to Part 2 of my YUI Carousel series. This part uses class names…

YUI: Javascript Carousel with Custom Navigation - Part 1

Please Note: This tutorial is written for YUI version 2.7.0. It will not work correctly in versions 2.8 and 2.8.1. For more information and a fix please see my update article. Welcome to my first JavaScript related post! I'm currently in the process of both…

Wordpress 2.8

Over the weekend I updated my blog to Wordpress 2.8. It's been a relatively smooth process complete screw-up (see my comment at the bottom) although I lost my archive and recent post widgets as I had hacked them to be multiple instance. As they are now multiple instance anyway…