Entries by Peter

MS Office desktop templates in Office365

We’ve recently looked at how Word & PowerPoint templates created in MS Office on the desktop behave in Office365. We found that templates stored in an Office365 folder (i.e., in SharePoint or OneDrive) can be previewed online but not edited or used as the basis of new documents. At least, not in the same way […]

WordPress plugin review: WooThumbs for WooCommerce

A few weeks back we set up our template shop with WooCommerce. The main image and gallery thumbnails on the individual product pages look OK with WooCommerce default settings, but we wanted more control over how they appear and behave. So the hunt for a suitable plugin began. Required functions Aside from a range of […]

Add trim marks in Word using Acrobat Pro

Adding trim marks in Word 2010 is easy using Acrobat Pro 10.1.3. If your standard Word document cover page ‘bleeds’ – i.e., the colour on the page extends beyond its edge – don’t spoil the design with an ugly white border from your printer, use trim marks. Trim marks (a.k.a. crop marks) are guides used […]

My top-5 free WordPress plugins for 2013

There are 28,029 plugins on the WordPress.org site at the time of writing, nearly double the 14,832 available when I first compiled this list two years ago. This is my current top five free* WordPress plugins. They cover a range of functions but have three things in common: they’re highly configurable; they work as advertised, and […]