Extending Twitter – adding Imgur previews 3

Extending Twitter - adding Imgur previews
  Update 08/12/2010 – There’s now a Firefox Extension in the Add-Ons sandbox available for adding this media preview to Twitter, as well as previews for Daft.ie and Adverts.ie ads. With their recent site redesign, Twitter added a number of interesting new features. One of the more useful of these is the media preview. From ...

But how will the markets react?

But how will the markets react?
Over the last few weeks, as Ireland has continued a head-long dive in to a financial abyss, it seems that every policy proposal, every political criticism and even every newspaper editorial has met the default response of “how will the markets react?”

What’s the best time to renew an ad on Daft.ie?

What's the best time to renew an ad on Daft.ie?
Daft.ie is Ireland’s most popular property rental portal. It’s self-service advertising feature allows sale, rental and sharing ads to be placed when you’re selling or looking to rent out a property. You can renew an ad on Daft.ie once a day. This renewal is effectively confirming that the property is still available, so the ad ...

Analytics eccentricities

Analytics eccentricities
Back around the start of March, I noticed that pretty much every time I logged in to Google Analytics I was running in to problems with the summary views. The dashboard would typically load up my list of sites, then freeze without actually fetching any data. Refreshing the page would usually sort this out, before ...

A Grab Bag of Bookmarklets

A (semi-) frequently updated list of simple bookmarklets I’ve found somewhat useful. Some of the more complex ones for use on twitter.com (Custom filtering of the timeline and Hovercard removal) are discussed in more detail elsewhere on the site. The below are a collection of short and sweet bookmarklets that do a simple but effective ...

Bookmarklets – a quick explanation! 5

Bookmarklets - a quick explanation!
I’ve been tinkering quite a bit lately with improving the twitter web interface with the use of bookmarklets. I’ve put together a series of bookmarklets which allow you to do everything from apply custom filters to your twitter timeline, to removing the “Hovercards” which Twitter have recently added. Most of the feedback I’ve received both ...

DeCluttering Twitter, Part Deux 14

DeCluttering Twitter, Part Deux
If you’re just here to learn how to kill the Twitter Hovercards, then drag the Hovercard Removal bookmarklet to your browser’s bookmarks bar, go twitter.com, click it and you’re done! Read on if you’re in any way curious about the technical errata behind this.. Most of my twitter usage comes via applications that makes use ...

DeClutter Twitter 29

Updated 27/10/2014 to handle new twitter layout. Twitter can be a very useful tool, particularly once you’ve built up a decent-sized network of people with interests common to your own. The twitter timeline is often compared to being in a pub filled exclusively with your friends, and being able to hear all of the conversations ...