Campaign Websites – Best Practices

I was recently tasked to find and analyze private, non-profit university campaign websites and create a report on what works and doesn’t work, and to find design or content or functionality ideas that one might want to “borrow.” Here is a summary  of my findings. Below is the snapshot view from a few of the universities […]

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There’s no such thing as the dark web

Gasp! Why would I say such a thing? I suppose I’m asking to get hacked (please don’t – I’m not trying to be disrespectful), but why? Mostly because it sounds so overly nefarious to say DARK web – like it’s something inaccessible to the average person. That only evil hackers can access the seedy underbelly […]

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Working with RSS feeds using PHP

I love RSS. I love pulling content from place to place automatically with little effort. I love reusing the same content in different ways.  So with little ado, here’s some code to put that valuable rss information onto a web page.  <!–#START-CODE <?php $rss = new DOMDocument(); $rss->load(‘http://yourlink.rss’); $feed = array(); foreach ($rss->getElementsByTagName(‘item’) as $node) […]

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