Hello there. I am Terry and I am a full-time undergraduate based in Singapore. I take photos, write a blog and design websites.

And no, I'm not a teddy bear.

Category: Tutorials

Better Form Usability with jQuery

The <label> tag is a rather commonly omitted element in HTML forms. Although the tag does not render text in it differently from those outside the tag, it provides a usability improvement for mouse users by duplicating common GUI features. More importantly, it couples an input element with a label for users of speech browsers. [...]

WP Widget: Load posts in a category

WP Widget: Load posts in a category

As I was tinkering with Theme Hybrid lately to prepare myself for major design jobs up ahead, I felt that I should no longer try to hardcode anything into the hybrid sidebar. I have to admit that it is indeed lucrative to simply put a copy of sidebar-primary.php in the child theme folder – identifical [...]

Randomizing Images on Glider

Recently, a friend and reader of mine, Trina, asked me on Facebook on how did I manage to get the images you see in the current design’s header to load randomly upon page load. The images in the header are loaded into a glider container, which I used Glider.js to allow for smooth transitioning among [...]

Borders – An experiment with border widths

Borders – An experiment with border widths

After reading the fantastic writeups about manipulating CSS borders to create graphics that are impossible with grid-like elements on Slantastic and Border Slants, I was inspired to do a simply followup demo page on the capabilities of CSS borders. I started working on this secret, clandestine page on my domain since half a year ago [...]

Black and white conversion – A how-to guide

Black and white conversion – A how-to guide

You’re shooting in colour, and now you want to convert it into black and white. Here’s a tutorial / informative article on how you should convert your photos using photoshop (or any other editors such as Gimp). I got the inspiration to write this article when I stumbled upon a similar writeup on black and [...]

A Guide to Infrared Photography

A Guide to Infrared Photography

So, you’ve heard all the hoo-hah about infrared (IR) photography. You ask, “What is it really all about?” That’s when this tutorial comes in – I will give you a brief walkthrough of the basics of infrared photography, move on the how to capture an infrared photo and finally, the post-processing part. Note: This guide [...]

Displaying your latest tweet on WP, sans plugins

If you haven’t heard of Twitter, stop everything you’re doing right now and be a monk. You’re a WordPress user and you have a Twitter account – the next step you would want to do is to integrate your Twitter feed to your blog, right? There are a whole lot of ways to do so [...]

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Hello Easter Egg hunter! You've discovered the magic of the Konami Code!

Yea. You probably know what the Konami code is before getting to this page. So now what? Here is a randomised YouTube video on my favourites list... which includes Rickroll, if you're luck enough to get it.

You are currently watching Her Morning Elegance / Oren Lavie. Loving it? You can even watch the video in its full screen glory :)

The Konami Code:
Konami Code sequence