Various tips and tricks for creating rich and complex HTML emails that work in all major email clients including advice on layout, text formatting and images.
Large backgrounds in the BODY or DIV element will not display on an iPhone (Safari) because of the dimensions of the image which cannot exceed 5.2 mega-pixels.
A useful Twitter style PHP time interval function to calculate the difference in seconds, minutes, hours or days between two different dates and times. The function can be used to display seconds, minutes or hours only, or display the most relevant time measurement unit automatically.
Some useful Spry code that allows a single, unique row or record to be selected from an XML dataset. The process involves first passing a unique row ID to a detail page and then filtering a single row from the XML using the unique ID.
A few simple Spry snippets to limit the number of rows displayed from a Spry XML Dataset, limit the characters displayed in a Spry field and how to get around the security issues preventing xml external feeds to be used.
Getting into the nuts and bolts of Wordpress PHP in order to customise Meta Titles for the various page types including category meta title, homepage meta title, and post meta title.