Creating a Facebook page for your blog

As someone who’s been blogging for over 10 years, I’ve seen blog subscription options come and go. I’ve dabbled with bloglovin’ to get posts to my inbox (inevitably deleting them as my unread count reaches triple figures); fallen in and out of love with RSS and Google Reader (forgetting to check and coming back to […]

Breaking in to the Web Design Industry

Are you ready for a new career as a web designer? Do you enjoy designing sites for fun, for friends or as a hobby? Then, it might be time to start considering web design as a profession. Whatever way you start – freelancing, at a company or as an intern – web design is a […]

Outlook Vs. Zimbra

Now that Hotmail has been converted to Outlook, many users are looking at email clients like Zimbra. Although both contain similar features, there are some distinct differences that will matter greatly to some users. Here is a breakdown of the various features of Outlook and Zimbra that will help you make a more informed decision […]

Forum Upgraded and Improved

Thanks for your patience folks – the GWG forums are now up to date and using a nifty anti-spam plugin which should curb that non-stop tag/post spam we had before. The forums have also been properly integrated into the site layout (which is probably here for the foreseeable future; I want to concentrate on new […]

Forum Issues

Just a quick note to say that we’re aware of some issues with the forums and are working to remedy them as soon as possible.

Creating a Custom WordPress Shortcode

Creating your own WordPress shortcodes is a nifty way to build dynamic elements into your website without relying on 3rd party developers or plugins. This tutorial offers a beginner’s guide to creating your first WordPress plugin which will be referenced by a custom shortcode. In this example we’ll be creating a basic random quote generator […]

Code Converter

Enter your code below to convert it to ‘friendly’ HTML entities, ready to display on web pages. Example: from <head> to &lt;head&gt;.