How-To: Create a Cron Job to start MySQL if it Stops

In this tutorial, I share how to setup a cron job to check and start MySQL service if it stops accidentally.

How to create an easy to remember but super-strong password

A super-strong password must be alphanumeric, must contain capital letters and special characters. Now how can we create a password that contains everything and we don’t forget and get locked down from the applications we use.

Google Web Fonts – How to Use, Download and Sync

Typography is the key element in the design process. While designing a web page, business card, brochure or a news paper advertisement fonts and text style plays an important role to get user attention..

CSS3 Animation – Stylise Links and other HTML elements

Links, Links, Links!! That’s what we have all over the internet. On our website and blog posts, we have a lot of links to point a user to another page. Today I will share a small trick to stylise the links with CSS3 Animation. That’s what I’ve used on this website and you can apply…

How to read minified CSS with ease?

Today we have a quick tip for those who feel depressed and cry when they see the holy grail of CSS in one single line in their themes. Recently I started hearing from a lot of people complaining about their theme developers using minified CSS in their themes for maximizing performance without any consideration for their ease of use or customization…

CSS Tips – Get Consistent Results in All Browsers

Web standards are prevailing guidelines used on the World Wide Web to ensure web sites and information is accessible to all in the most efficient manner. Most Web browsers have different default settings for the base margins and padding…

Enable Auto-Complete Search in WordPress Blog!

As you type something in the search box, it automatically offers search terms and phrases in real time. How nice will it be to have the same feature on your website or blog.

An easy way to create Loading Bar!

Recently, while browsing I landed on a page on StackOverflow.com where people were discussing about how I implemented this loading bar on CSSJockey.com. I could sense a lot of confusion in the discussion so thought I would take the mystery out as I love to share best practices. Here’s how you can create a loading bar in few steps..

Using Social Networks to get more Google Juice

I hope you are benefiting from Part 1 and Part 2 of Google Juice: Hard to Get but Tasty to Drink Series. As promised, I am here with the Part 3 of this Google Juice Series in which I am going to share with you a very effective trick to place your website quicker and higher up in Google Search results.

Google Juice: Update Services and Optimize Link Structure

This post is second in the Google Juice: Hard To Get But Tasty To Drink series. Here we tell you about Pinging various Site Update Services and Optimizing Link Structures which will help you get your web pages listed in Google search results within 30 minutes.