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TheRowanTree is a brand new bed and breakfast in Sollas, North Uist, offering quality accommodation within easy reach of stunning beaches. Its two double rooms and one twin/king size are beautifully decorated and have en-suite facilities, and free wireless broadband is offered to guests. Check out the website for further details.
Uist Archaeology, comprising Kate MacDonald and Becky Rennell, now have a website at www.uistarchaeology.com where you can find out about Kate and Becky and the services they offer across Barra and the Uists, view a gallery of archaeological sites and be kept up to date with news and events.
Struan House on the west side of North Uist comprises two self-catering houses and one bed & breakfast, all offering comfortable accommodation with spectacular views of the shallow waters and white sands between Malaglate and the uninhabited island of Vallay. See the new website for more information and to book your stay.
Over on Nice Wee Sites we’ve just launched the Sollas Bookbinding website. This describes the craft of local (North Uist) bookbinder Corinna Krause and gives details of the workshops she runs and how to buy her products. There are loads of pictures arranged into NextGen galleries and using this method to open an entire gallery from a single image.
I went on Corinna’s box-making workshop the other day. She’s an excellent teacher and I recommend it or the bookbinding workshop if you get the chance.
On the new Sollas Translation website:
Below are some examples of Wordpress-based websites from the portfolio which I thought would be useful to gather in one place. Click on an image to see a larger version and the website link.
I think they show how flexible Wordpress can be – some are ’static’ websites, one is primarily an image gallery, some incorporate news and articles and others are straightforward blogs. All are run by the clients we built them for, thanks to the simple user interface, and with the arrival of Wordpress 2.7 and automatic software upgrades, ongoing maintenance looks set to become even easier.
Visit wordpress.org if you’re curious.
Email Immunizer is a subtle but effective Wordpress plugin that will hide email addresses on your site from harvesters by converting them to numeric character references. Upload it, activate it, then view the source of a page or post containing an email address – genius.
In IE7, the left/right rollover arrows in NextGen Smooth Gallery don’t work properly (for me, at least). To fix them, add the bit of code recommended here to the end of your nggsmoothgallery/SmoothGallery/css/jd.gallery.css – that should do the trick. Took me a while to find this, which is why I’m posting it here.