I just added HTML 5 species taxon microdata to worldspecies.org. This provides machine readable data for certain properties of a species. ie. Taxonomy, common names, synonyms. The data is embedded in the HTML and is tagged as property name/value pairs.
An example of the extracted data can be seen using Google's Rich Snippets Testing Tool.
Continue reading HTML 5 Species Taxon Microdata Using Darwin Core
Today I needed a gauge to show where on a scale that a value fell.
I wanted to use CSS instead of dynamically creating an image in PHP or creating 100 static images.
I found some samples that use DIV tags to create a gauge, but I needed to put text both before and after the gauge on the same line.
So I modified the sample Super simple CSS bars.
Continue reading CSS Progress Bar or Gauge
While looking at globalspecies.org's webserver access log, I thought it would be interesting to see how the users were navigating the website. After not finding a free solution written in PHP, I decided to write my own.
Continue reading Website Click Tracker Written in PHP