SimpleModal 1.2.1 Released

Includes bug fixes reported by calderon.joe (thanks joe): Fixed iframe errors when iframe option set to false Fixed auto centering to use data width/height if container width/height is not set Also changed the default for the iframe option to false. Links: Project Page | jQuery Plugins Page

SimpleModal 1.2 Released

After almost 11 months, I have finally released an update to SimpleModal. This release fixes a number of browser related issues (mostly with IE) but also adds a few new features. Some of the features include: Automatic centering of the modal dialog, unless overridden with the new position option Ability to call $.modal.close(); from the […]

WordPress Pumpkin

Tired of carving the same ‘ol pumpkin every year, I thought I’d try something different this year. I free-handed the WordPress logo on the pumpkin then carefully carved it out. WordPress Pumpkin set on Flickr.

SMCF Drupal Module Release (Beta)

After being asked to help get the SimpleModal Contact Form demo running on a Drupal powered site, I decided to try and turn it into a Drupal Module. Based on my SimpleModal Contact Form (SMCF) WordPress Plugin, I was able to create something which I think is now ready for a beta release. The details […]

34th Birthday

Yesterday, on September 24, I turned 34! Which means I was born in 1974. What do all of those have in common…4. 4 is my favorite number and it has been for as long as I can remember. Some other random thoughts: – My sons, Caden and Cooper, are 3 and 4, respectively. – “Four […]

Buckle Fracture

Saturday (9/20) morning, we took our boys, Cooper (4) and Caden (3), to a nearby park. I had planned on reading the newspaper while the boys played, but decided to join them on the playground. I took Caden down a big three-story slide, which he was apprehensive about, but I convinced him to go. The […]

Creating a Custom jQuery Selector

This isn’t a new topic, but I had the need to create a custom jQuery selector today, so I thought I’d share. Whether you are a jQuery newbie or seasoned pro, you know that jQuery has very powerful selectors. In addition to the class and id selectors, there are over 30 selection expressions that use […]

Google Chrome – First Impressions

After receiving numerous “downloading” errors (0x80040508), I was finally able to install Google’s new browser, Chrome. Suppressing the temptation to try out all of the new features, I jumped right in and started surfing the web. I’m actually using Chrome to type up this post and so far, everything seems to be working fine.

Eric Martin