Archive for the ‘Web Tricks’ Category

Feb 25

How to use WordPress shortcodes in text widgets

Just a quick how-to! Today I found that using WordPress shortcodes in text widgets right out of the box didn’t work or render. I was using a custom theme I had made myself, so other themes may already have this feature. In the event your shortcodes are not working in a text widget, simply add […]

Aug 28

Open source HTML5 code for embedding iPad video player

Open source HTML5 code for embedding iPad video player

Recently I had the opportunity to build an HTML5 video player for the iPad. I wanted to share the code and markup with you all, since I never got to use it. Just to make sure you all know, this is just specifically for the iPad since a presentation was supposed to be given on it. Nothing fancy. I just wanted it to play a video.