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Tips and Tricks for CodeProject.com

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7 Jan 2014CPOL
A community wiki of tips, features and easter eggs on CodeProject.com

Introduction

Over the years features, shortcuts and outright Easter Eggs have made their way into the CodeProject.com system. As tricks and tips are added or discovered please add them here.

Your account

  • Include an account summary in your blog or website using the following
    <iframe src="http://www.codeproject.com/members/flair/<memberID>" height="200" width="350" scrolling="no" frameborder="no"></iframe>
    where memberID is your membership ID.

    Using http://www.codeproject.com/members/flair/1 (ie ID = 1) will show:

    Image 1
     
  • Customise your profile page by going to My Settings, choosing "Customisation" and adding some CSS to be applied to your profile page. Take care though - no returns or refunds if you break your profile page!

Articles 

See Article formatting tips for CodeProject for article-related tips.

The forums

  • When posting a message that mentions another user, you can reference that user using @user-name or @[Display Name] in the message. The reference will be automatically linked to their profile and an email will be sent to them alerting them that they have been mentioned
     
  • When referring to a CodeProject article in a message, just paste the URL of the article into the editor and it will be replaced with a link to the article, with the message text set as the title of the article.
     
  • Use keystrokes to navigate: Ctrl+Left/Right to switch messages, Ctrl+Up/Down to switch threads, Ctrl+Shift+Left/Right to switch pages
     
  • If Profile popups are enabled (at the top of the forum - check the "Profile Popup' checkbox and click update) then when you hover over a name you see their profile summary
     
  • Get a daily summary of the new posts to a forum by clicking the "Subscribe" button at the top right of each forum

Surveys

General 

  • Konami code. This is left as an exercise for the reader.

License

This article, along with any associated source code and files, is licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

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About the Author

Chris Maunder
Founder CodeProject
Canada Canada
Chris is the Co-founder, Administrator, Architect, Chief Editor and Shameless Hack who wrote and runs CodeProject. He is also co-founder of Developer Media and ContentLab.IO. He's been programming since the 80's and has been, in various guides, an astrophysicist, bacyard mechanic, mathematician, physicist, breeder of carnivorous plants, hydrologist, geomorphologist, defence intelligence researcher and then, when all that got a bit rough on the nerves, a web developer.

His programming experience includes C/C++, C#, SQL, MFC, ASP.NET, TypeScript and far, far too much FORTRAN. He has worked on PocketPCs, Old mainframes, new Macs, cheap phones, and a CRAY YMP C90 behemoth but finds notebooks take up less desk space.

He is kind to small animals and has a soft spot for cheesecake.

Chris was born and bred in Australia but splits his time between Toronto and Melbourne, depending on the weather. For relaxation he is obsessively into road cycling, physiology, occasionally snowboarding and rock climbing, and wishes he were a storm chaser.

Comments and Discussions

 
QuestionSome data are missing in Flair Pin
Pavel Durov25-Oct-15 2:32
professionalPavel Durov25-Oct-15 2:32 
AnswerRe: Some data are missing in Flair Pin
Chris Maunder26-Oct-15 3:40
adminChris Maunder26-Oct-15 3:40 
GeneralRe: Some data are missing in Flair Pin
Pavel Durov26-Oct-15 23:47
professionalPavel Durov26-Oct-15 23:47 
GeneralRe: Some data are missing in Flair Pin
Chris Maunder3-Nov-15 8:22
adminChris Maunder3-Nov-15 8:22 
GeneralMy vote of 5 Pin
Anurag Gandhi28-Jan-15 19:22
professionalAnurag Gandhi28-Jan-15 19:22 
NewsTips from the founder himself! Pin
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