jquery

jQuery is a fast, small, and feature-rich JavaScript library. It makes things like HTML document traversal and manipulation, event handling, animation, and Ajax much simpler with an easy-to-use API that works across a multitude of browsers. With a combination of versatility and extensibility, jQuery has changed the way that millions of people write JavaScript.

DFP creating your first ad tags

by John McGeechan

Google offer a splendid ad serving product called doubleclick for publishers (dfp) for most organizations it is completely free (as of July 2013, if your site served up to 90millions ads or less a month) . The following explains how to embed ad tags into your web site.

How to give any youtube video a thumbnail of your choice

by John McGeechan

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Anyone who has loaded up a video on youtube had faced the frustration of being forced to use a choice of one of 3 random images. Youtube seems to have a maniacal obsession with not allowing users to specify their own chosen thumbnail for a video - there may be a good reason for this btw, I just don't know what that reason is. You can specify the thumbnail if you are a youtube partner, but as of the publication of this article (2013-07-18) it certainly isn't the case for a regular youtube account.