HTML and Javascript

  • Share This Post in Movable Type 4 » This isn't really a tutorial since I'm just advising you to install a plugin and giving you some reference html to make it look a tiny bit nicer than it does by default. However I still think this might be useful information for at least a few people so here...
  • Add Scrollbars to Image Popup Windows in Movable Type 4 » I post a lot of thumbnail images on Consuming Louisville that link to very large full size images. By default Movable Type doesn't add scrollbars or allow resizing for the popup windows created for images. That's a problem because those large images of mine get cut off with no way...
  • Redirects » Updated Suppose you change the name of a file. But instead of deleting the old file that is on your server (that may have many sites already linked to it) you want to forward anyone who goes to the old file URL to the new one. There are three basic...
  • Text Wrap » Updated March 23, 2005 Once you are uploading images to your MT weblog with ease, you might on occassion want to wrap text on either side of the image, like so: Placeholder Latin text - Vt enim quidam monumentis suis testati sunt, in Hispania pro consule et a sociis pecunias...
  • Pull Down Menus » To save space on your sidebar listing of categories or monthly archives, you might want to use a pull-down menu like so: Select Category Beginner Tips Categories Definitions General HTML and Javascript Install Marketing Reference RSS Security Servers Style Weblog Goodies To do this for your category list, make sure...
  • Expandable List Menus » If you have a lot of content - entries, categories, sidebar information - sooner or later things may begin to look a little cluttered on your weblog. One way to address this is to make some of your lists expandable and collapsible, as I have done with LMT's Table of...
  • Add Your Links Here » Updated August 28, 2005 Sometimes the most frustrating things for beginners in Movable Type turn out to be simple and painfully obvious, once you have figured them out. Adding links to to your first weblog or adding a link to an entry can be one of those things if you...
  • W3C Validation Service » Has it ever happened that you make a change to your default templates or stylesheet and suddenly your weblog doesn't look right anymore? Panic begins to set in as you quickly try to undo the changes that you just made, but it's still not working? A great tool to use...
  • Display Code In Entries » This tutorial needs to be updated. It still works, but there are probably more and better ways to do this (including Markdown and Textile) than what has been written about here. ~Elise Mar 1, 2007 Once in a while you might just want to show actual code - HTML, PHP,...
  • How to Make a Pop-up Window » Sometimes you might want to link to a popup window from your Movable Type weblog. For example you can make your About page a popup instead of a separate page. Although using the target="blank" attribute in a hyperlink can generate a new page, using javascript commands for popups will give...