Epic collection of links to tools of the trade for folks who work on the web.
If you’re a WordPress Plugin developer, you may find yourself in the unenviable position of needing to maintain one of your plugins across multiple versions of WordPress. Until recently, I maintained the IntenseDebate plugin for versions 2.5 and up of WordPress, including versions 2.6 of WPMU and up. That’s a lot of versions (10 actually, not counting minor revisions). Here are some tips I picked up/developed to try to make my life a little easier along the way.
Recently I’ve been doing a lot of cross-browser work (IE 6 + 7, FF and Safari required to function similarly, unfortunately), and I’ve narrowed down my list of hacks/tricks to make Internet Explorer be able to actually render standards-compliant HTML in a manner remotely befitting a modern browser. Here are my list of “go-to” hacks which seem to fix at least 90% of rendering, layout and positioning issues in IE(6|7).