Blog Archives: PHP

I’ve been working with Theatre Sites for several months on a fairly complex ticket booking system that has presented a number of technical challenges. The finished product will likely power ticket selection and purchase for thousands of shows in Theatres across the country.


This is the first time I have developed anything running on the Concrete5 Content Management System. The work was for a client of  Fanatic Design, an full service graphic design agency in Bristol. As a CMS I didn’t really get much


This is a web presence that I built from scratch for the Supported Options Initiative, an initiative of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation. Supporting innovation in helping young people with irregular immigration status to live full lives The web site is a






This is something I’ve been meaning to do for a while now. Resurrecting an old PHP CMS Project that I built back in 2006. I had great fun building this initially so thought it would be a good little project to breath


As far as a WordPress site goes, these two plugins are a must. I use them on every project and they work flawlessly. The first is Google XML Sitemaps from BestWebSoft (http://bestwebsoft.com/plugin/google-sitemap-plugin/). Your website will need to generate a Sitemap


I was thinking the other day that it might be fun to have a different colour generated every time a page loads. Can’t be that difficult, just some random variables made into a string. concatenating six variables seemed a little on the clumsy side so


I have a couple of great additions to my world of web development that are worthy of a mention. The first is the discovery of WebDevRadio, a site based around a set of regularly updated podcasts on web development issues.


Hello everyone, and a happy New Year to you all. This year starts quite busy for me, as a flip side to the inconvenience of a full time development job, I’ve a load of great sideline projects to be getting


I’m currently working on a redesign for Esher Athletic Football Club, who are managed by a collegue at work. The current site is a bit old hat in the late 90s style of things, so I’ll be bringing an up


Recently I’ve been using PHP include function to present a common menu to a set of pages. As you’d expect it all works fine, the only problem being that the user can’t tell what page is currently being browsed from