Real Favicon Generator

Real Favicon Generator

This great site just saved me a couple of hours of work.

What does it do? Yes, it creates favicons for your website, but not just one favicon.ico file, it creates a complete set of 27 favicons in all needed sizes and types to satisfy any browser, from Internet Explorer to the iPhone 6.    Continue reading Real Favicon Generator

WordPress: Create a Child Theme for “Twenty Fifteen”

This is the first article in a mini series about small modifications I made to this WordPress site.

We use the new “Twenty Fifteen” theme as example but most things are easily transferable to other themes.

The first modification, setting up a child theme, is not a modification in the real sense. It’s rather a highly recommended preparation for future modifications.

A child theme is a branch, or a sub theme, of a regular WordPress theme. A child theme gives us the possibility to make changes to the site without the risk that all the work will get overwritten at the next official theme update.

Basically a child theme is just a new folder in the themes folder (with some files in it, of course). Before we begin to hack around in the original files of the theme, we should definitely take those five minutes and create a child theme: Continue reading WordPress: Create a Child Theme for “Twenty Fifteen”

ConTeXt Typeset Tool

This AppleScript script is for users of the ConTeXt typesetting system on a Mac.

Main purpose of the script is to launch ConTeXt typesetting in a flexible way and independently of the text editor you are using. It can also typeset the product file while you’re editing any component (child) file.

Besides that it provides a GUI for various ConTeXt tools/scripts and contains an updater (and archiver) for the ConTeXt installation. Continue reading ConTeXt Typeset Tool

Bulk-Export Mails from Apple Mail

Apple’s mail client has an annoying limitation: If you want to export mail messages as .eml or .emlx you have to do it one by one, i.e. dragging one message at a time from the Mail App’s window to a Finder window. It won’t let you drag several messages at the same time.

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However with a small script this limitation can be circumvented easily.

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