Theodore Bellas

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Intro to jQuery, Part II – Events

Introduction Welcome! In the first part of the series, we went over some basic jQuery syntax and concepts- however, now that you’ve got your bearings, I’m sure you’re ready to get moving! Changing text or colors of elements on the fly is neat, but with this article we’re going to dive into one of jQuery’s …

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WordPress Security Tips

Introduction While WordPress is a great tool to use to manage and update your website, it’s also a frequent target for hackers or other users with malicious intent- this makes securing your WordPress installation a top priority. In the event that your site does get hacked, the good folks at Webair are more than happy …


How to Keep Your Business Online When Disaster Strikes

Data loss of any kind can be devastating to businesses. This is a threat that applies in equal parts to small, medium, and large organizations. A significant number of businesses never recover from a major disaster, be it natural or otherwise, and are unable to repair their systems and reopen. Help mitigate the potential loss …


Intro to JQuery, Part I

Introduction Before we begin, it’s important to note that this article assumes basic knowledge of HTML, CSS, and Javascript. If you haven’t already, it may be beneficial to review some of these concepts before proceeding. JQuery – What is it? JQuery is a fast, flexible, and powerful Javascript library that will make things like DOM …


Using PHP with PDO

Introduction Often times during the development process of a dynamic web site, it will become necessary to pull information stored in a local or off-site database. Whether it is MySQL, SQLite, MSSQL, or some other variation of database technology, it is crucial to perform the necessary transactions in a safe and sanitized manner. In the …