Development

Battrick Tools – End of an Innings

This website’s main traffic for the last few years has been for content and tools related to Battrick – users following the links there to this site, or finding this site in search results for the term “battrick” and / or the name of the tools I’d built for it.

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New Site Theme

The Thesis WordPress theme that I purchased is amazing, and probably the best, most comprehensive theme out there. The SEO, usability and customisation benefits are superb.

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IE7 not showing ActiveX filter opacity

I had an issue today where IE7 wasn’t applying opacity to images, even with the filter:alpha(opacity) hack (as CSS3 opacity isn’t supported). Here how to fix the problem.

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Battrick Mug

Look what arrived in the post for me yesterday! My very own, named, mug with the Battrick logo printed on it!

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Norton Help(less) Desk

We’d got a report that a page on the Battrick site was coming up as being a phishing url in Norton Internet Security. I tried contacting a Norton agent, to see if they could help, as although the page in question is in a “hidden” frame, it’s not even close to being a phishing page. This is the chat log.

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