Website Development

How to: Watch Netflix in Chrome

by Brett on March 13, 2009

I just recently started playing with Chrome and after a bit of investigation I think I am going to make the switch from my current browser Maxthon. One problem I noticed when using Chrome was I could no longer watch instant movies in Netflix. Now, I could do what they recommend and use Internet Explorer […]


Turn off resize textarea in Chrome & Safari

by Brett on February 23, 2009

There is a new feature in both Safari and Chrome that allows a textarea to be resized by the user. In both browsers the feature is seen by a little icon that is in the bottom right corner of the textarea. This feature gives the user the ability to choose how much space they need […]


Dynamically Resize a Textarea

by Brett on February 19, 2009

The other day I was looking for a solution to allow a user to dynamically resize a textbox. I first saw this feature in wordpress and wanted something similar for a site I was designing. Since wordpress is open source I had considered looking at their code to figure out how it was done. After […]

{ Be the first to comment }

Selecting Overflowing Text in IE

by Brett on January 21, 2009

I noticed a problem with how IE supports overflowing text today. The problem is that the text can not be easily selected (with a mouse) when using overflow: auto; and white-space: nowrap. Here is an example to demonstrate this problem. This text is not easy to select in IE because it will not automatically scroll […]

{ Be the first to comment }

I previously discussed how to get Google to verify a WordPress blog by making a few modifications to the .htaccess file. I would like to take this a step further and discuss how a password protected site can be verified with Google. Verifying a password protected site became necessary for me when I wanted to […]

{ 1 comment }