My First 20 Day Challenge - Add Something of Value to ndx.com.au
After watching Matt Cutt's Try Something new for 30days (link here ) I got inspired, and decided to take upon my own challenge and try challenge myself to stick with something every day for a period of time. Although a trimmed down version trying something new for 20 days (10 days shorter). so here goes i'm now trying to add a new feature to this site every day for a 20 days.
Progress as follows:
Day 1 - Structured Data Breadcrumbs
Added Structured Data Breadcrumbs & a couple of minor bug fixes around the place.
Day 2 - User logins with Facebook Authentication
Added user login accounts with facebook authentication.
Day 3 - Added A Wallpapers Section
Wallpapers section has been added.
Day 4 - Facebook comments
Facebook comments plugin has been added to the Blog Posts as the bottom of each post.
Day 5 - Add Admin Roles and Helper Class
Extending the user login authentication, and added an admin role.
Day 6 - Wired up Send Grid and Contact Form
Created an email sender class that uses Send Grid to send out emails.
Day 7 - Urgent Enquiries on Contact form to send an SMS
The Contact form now sends an SMS via Clickatell web api, (only when checking the urgent checkbox.)
Day 8, 9 and 10
Added management interface to show list of articles, create articles and edit articles.
Day 11 - ckeditor Inline Editing of blog articles
Added inline editing of blog articles in the front end system. Which implements ckeditor with custom save button in the toolbar.
Day 12 - Saving History of blog articles
Save history of articles on save.
Day 13 and 14 - Seperation of logic
Seperate the Solution into multiple project seperating Business Logic and Data Access Logic.
Day 15 and 16 - MVC Html Helper
Added content parts allowing for ckeditor inline editor of any content part within a view. By using @Html.ContentPart(int id).
Day 17 - Wallpaper sizes with dynamic resizing
Added various sizes for the wallpapers up to full HD. The wall papers are dynamically resized by a controller that modifies the size of the original as requested meaning that I do not need to upload multiple variants of the one wallpaper.
Day 18 - Restrict larger wallpaper download
Larger wallpaper downloads are restricted and made available once logged in.
Day 19 - Added Google Webmaster tools
Added ndx.com.au to google webmaster tools.
Day 20 - Added URL Property to blog author profile
Added url property to blog author profile which links to their website.