CodeIgniter image resize and crop

Remember TimThumb from way back? After failing to find a good solution for CodeIgniter I've built a controller that wraps up the CI Image Manipulation lib, automatic cropping and caching which produces resized images in the correct ratio. Installation Copy the folders into your application directory. Then, modify config/thumb.php making sure to set the correct application and ...

One month on

My site revamp has been live for one month now and the figures all seem to be good: Visits up by ~19% Bounce rate down by ~13% Page views per visit are also up, and perhaps most importantly load times have been massively reduced - average page load time is down from around 4 seconds to ~1 second. Still ...

Why not? Last.fm wallpaper generator

Just for fun, I thought I'd have a go at making a wallpaper generator for your last.fm most listened-to albums. Why not give it a go?

Not Just Another Theme: A Free Wordpress... Theme

Since the launch of the v2 paulicio.us , a lot of people have been asking for the source code of site theme. At the time I decided the theme was not suitable for public release, as it required a fair bit of modification to core Wordpress files, and other hacks, however I always intended to ...

v2 Introduction

The introduction video of v2, the new look of paulicio.us.Cast: Paul Bennett

Urban: A Free Wordpress Theme

Urban is a free Wordpress theme from Paul Bennett, based around the idea of having posts displayed in a timeline. It features a scrolling timeline, inline loading of posts, pages, images and Youtube videos, realtime search that displays results as you type, tracking of your recently viewed pages, and other footer modules including twitter updates ...

Urban: A Free Wordpress Theme

A quick preview of the latest free Wordpress theme from paulicio.us Showing scrolling timeline, inline post/page/image loading, inline search, recently viewed tracking and other footer modules.Cast: Paul Bennett

Viewport: A Free Wordpress Theme

Update: Viewport is now integrated into PhotoQ Photoblog Plugin by Manuel (whoismanu.com). PhotoQ is a WordPress plugin that turns your blog into a photoblog. If you are a photo enthusiast or simply have a lot of pictures to post, PhotoQ is your ideal companion. I'm am very pleased to have Viewport included with PhotoQ, and you really must ...

Horizontal page scrolling using Javascript

An increasing number of sites are using horizontal scrolling to good effect, The Horizontal Way and Modular People below are classic examples. However scrolling these sites requires either clicking links to anchors, or dragging the horizontal scroll bar at the bottom of your browser. Considering these pages are designed not to scroll vertically, wouldn't it be ...