Daniel Friesen

Daniel Friesen is Redwerks' web developer. He knows JavaScript/ES5, PHP, and number of other languages and has contributed to the MediaWiki community.
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By <daniel@redwerks.org>

Modifying core is horrible… it’s extremely bad practice and causes trouble for you. That said, people still do it. Especially in contracted scenarios. There are also unfortunately issues with most methods of trying to manage a wiki with modifications that make it difficult to upgrade or restrict your ability to track the changes you make. […]

By <daniel@redwerks.org>

While converting various designer mockups into html and css one trick I’ve used a few time is the abuse of box-shadow, defined by the css3-backgrounds. Remember that not every browser supports box-shadow. caniuse.com has a support table you can review. Remember that while I’m using box-shadow on it’s own here you also need -moz- and […]

By <daniel@redwerks.org>

short-urlC

We’ve released a tool to help configure short URLs for MediaWiki: http://shorturls.redwerks.org/ The tool tries to auto-detect as much as possible (practically everything in fact). Everything from the type of server, the sapi (mod_php vs. ?), your scriptpath, etc… it even tries to jump ahead of you and guess what kind of article path you […]