Alban Rampon

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We have a technical community and the company is present on a few social networks. That is what determined the choice of social sharing buttons: Twitter, Linkedin, Facebook and Sina Weibo (for our Chinese audience). You can learn more about my employer social media presence in ARM Social Media.

Social Sharing Icon Tray

Example of Social Sharing Icons Implemented

Once you create your publisher account, and selected your social networks you get two things to insert in your page:

  1. The javascript code which dictates the behaviour,
  2. The buttons themselves to add where you want them in your page.

NOTE: call the JavaScript in your page footer instead of the recommended <head>, this way if the script takes longer to load, your full page is not frozen empty… That’s happened to me and a few others

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nginxIf you land here, you know that nginx web server does not support .htaccess files Apache is working with… And, complying to Murphy’s Law, most of the help you will find is for Apache! 🙂
Whilst building a server on Tegra 250 (ARM® Cortex-A9™ dual core), Nginx had been chosen for some of its features.
Running BuddyPress, from the WordPress family, the unfriendly Error 404 was appearing when trying to use the SEO friendly URLs (or slug). continue reading…

Quite an interesting question when you look at how many blogs I have created within the last year! WordPress.com, Google Blogger and now this one.

I found that WordPress.com was too limited to my taste as I like to personalise. After all, I will be the one seeing my blog most often (reality check 😉 ) therefore just as well I like it.
Google Blogger is quite good and I have enjoyed it, but my work required me to project manage a new website creation and the CMS used happens to be Worpress. As I wished to better understand the tool, I looked around about it.
First, I do like the Open Source Software very much and I enjoy the fact that you can tailor WordPress as much as you like. continue reading…

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