Transactional email services are hot news right now and with good reason. Using a Transactional email service means your site or server doesn’t have to do the heavy lifting and you’ve got a place to go when your client says that “email isn’t working”. Here’s a quick guide to setting up your ExpressionEngine web site to use Mandrill – a great, very low cost, transactional email service from the people that do Mailchimp.
I have seen talk that Responsive Web Design means you are making a stripped down, “My first website” for use on mobile devices. I disagree and here’s why.
I recently put a new ExpressionEngine site live which featured a search facility that returned results based on multiple category selections. To do this without using a third-party add-on such as Super Search I had to create a little work-around. To be honest, I didn’t think much of this as it seemed quite straightforward but a number of people have asked me how I did it so I thought I would share the information here – mainly because I’m likely to forget an need to do it again at some point.
If no candidate gets over 50% of the support then how is that democratic?