Author Archive: Sami K.

How to add prefix to post permalinks in WordPress

I had a problem. My problem was simple and was this. I had a bunch of pages that I wanted normal permalinks for and a bunch of blog posts that I wanted to be prefixed with ‘blog/’. Well there is a plugin called Post Format Permalink that will fix this problem for you. Simply install […]

Published on: 21 April 2012
Posted by: Sami K.

Choosing a distributed revision control host

We have been using github recently to host our code – being able to manage our code using version control is incredibly useful for a number of reasons. I also have been hosting a git repository on a virtual server. We have felt the need to move everything to github, but have felt their pricing […]

Published on: 27 March 2012
Posted by: Sami K.
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HeadBlade Marketing Meme

Found this excellent execution of a marketing meme on Reddit. It’s for a company that manufacturers razors. Notice that nothing but the text is posted, no images or hubris. And it is tolerated by the community without too much blow back. Visit Reddit

Published on: 13 March 2012
Posted by: Sami K.

Effective clean way to initialize Sequelize as an object

Sequelize is an ORM for Node.js that I have decided to use in a project. I, like most of my fellow programmers, generally like cleaner code and in this case I found a pretty damn good way to initialize it and keep the initializing functions separate from rest of the code. Further, I structured it so that it was very easy to use it as well.

Published on: 6 March 2012
Posted by: Sami K.
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Google AdWords and how it affects your bottom line

Google AdWords is a product which is well regarded with businesses online, therefore you may be wondering how it may possibly help bring more visitors to your website. It’s beneficial to explain precisely what it is and the way it works, so you have the option to determine whether it is relevant for your organization. […]

Published on: 25 January 2012
Posted by: Sami K.

Drupal vs. Frameworks

We are partially a Drupal web development shop (we like to use the right tool for the job), and we have done quite a bit of work using Drupal. These days the community is quickly becoming more and more commercialized by various companies each offering to solve a problem. And while this is not a […]

Published on: 3 January 2012
Posted by: Sami K.

When is the right time for a webdesign redesign??

If you manage a web site, chances are high that you frequently wonder whether it’s the right time to carry out a full site redesign/upgrade of your respective web site. Here are a few considerations before taking the plunge: Are you currently contemplating a redesign simply because you have the budget available? If you answered […]

Published on: 25 June 2011
Posted by: Sami K.