David Preston

Musings of an old bloke.



February 2016

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How to Insert a Space Character in HTML

A space, not a non-breaking space, just an ordinary space. Can't be that hard, can it? Well, you would think so. Or I'm rubbish at googling the right thing. I was working on a project at work, and adding schema.org markup which involved wrapping stuff in <span>s. Which in turn choked my HTML minifier and caused one particular space to disappear. Took me ages to find the solution; how… View More

Filetype Associations in FileZilla Portable

This is one of those posts that is more of an aide-mémoire for me than anything else, although I will be pleased if it helps anyone else. The background was that I was going to write another blog post (not this one), but before then I wanted to change the width of the .container div and make it a bit wider. But I couldn't remember my own ftp login (embarrassing). So, Pro Tip 1, hi thee along to… View More