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How to Create a Custom Facebook FBML Slideshow

How to Create a Custom Facebook FBML Slideshow

With slideshows becoming more and more popular in modern web design, the demand for adding them to Facebook’s Static FBML tabs has also risen. Adding a slideshow to your Static FBML tab is an appropriate and interactive solution to displaying multiple images in a nice organized and compact manner. This tutorial will teach you, in just 4 easy steps, how to implement a slideshow on your Static FBML tab using Facebook’s FBML Javascript. Read More »

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How to Make Digital 8-Bit Style Corners Using Only CSS

How to Make Digital 8-Bit Style Corners Using Only CSS

A recent project of ours brought up a bit of discussion on whether to use images or try and develop a CSS method for creating a digital 8-bit style effect for corners. Since we always like a challenge we decided to go the 100% CSS route and the result was beautiful quick rendering 8-bit style corners requiring zero images. There is only one drawback to using this method; you must use a solid color background in your design. We decided that since there are no tutorials that we could find teaching this method we would release it to the design community; we know it’s a very specific style for specific projects but hopefully one day you might find a use for it. Read More »

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How to Customize the Facebook Comments Social Plugin on a Static FBML Tab

How to Customize the Facebook Comments Social Plugin on a Static FBML Tab

Adding the Facebook Comments Social Plugin to your Static FBML tab is a slick way to add a level of interaction to your custom tabs. However just like all of Facebook’s Social Plugins the original styling just doesn’t match up with the unique style of most custom tabs. This tutorial will teach you step by step how to customize the Facebook Comments Social Plugin to match your tab’s custom Static FBML design. After completing this tutorial you should be able to play around with the code and make modifications that you see fit to change the styling to suit your own needs. Read More »

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How to Create A Custom ‘Tweet This’ Button For Your Facebook Fan Page

How to Create A Custom ‘Tweet This’ Button For Your Facebook Fan Page

In this tutorial we will teach you how to create your own custom Twitter ‘Tweet This’ button for your Facebook Fan page. The goal of this tutorial is to make this button look exactly like the Facebook FBML ‘Share’ button using CSS. We have provided 2 different yet simple options to accomplish this. Read More »

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How to Choose the Right Custom Facebook Tab Method

Just like every website poses its own unique set of challenges every custom Facebook tab can present itself with equally or more complex challenges to take into consideration. Hopefully we can help ease that burden by giving you a general scope of reasons why and how to choose one method of designing custom Facebook tabs over the other.

Please note that this tutorial is not intended to be used as instruction on how to set up these methods but merely as a guide to alleviate the confusion and frustration for when and why to use each method. Read More »

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How to Get Rid of the Base_64 PHP Virus Hack on your WordPress Site/Blog

Yesterday our WordPress site along with 3 of our clients WordPress sites were all attacked and hacked by the annoying base_64 php virus. This is not the first time we have crossed paths with this annoying virus and most likely it won’t be the last, which is why we decided to help the fellow WordPress community by providing this tutorial on how to get rid of the virus.

The base_64 php virus inserts an insanely long php script to the top of all php files on your server. This php script will then forward visitors to another website where the virus is actually stored which then infects their computer in the form of Trojan Horse viruses. We aren’t sure if there are different websites that the virus can forward you to but in our case it sent users to: www4.suitcase52td.net/

Unfortunately there is really only one solution to get rid of the base_64 php virus, reinstall WordPress with clean files. In this tutorial we will show you the 6 major steps for getting rid of this nasty virus. Read More »

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