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Tips and Tricks for CodeProject.com

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7 Jan 2014CPOL1 min read
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
    ASP.NET
    <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:


     
  • 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)


Written By
Founder CodeProject
Canada Canada
Current passion project: CodeProject.AI Server. Please join in!

Chris is the Co-founder of the popular code-sharing site CodeProject.com, the digital advertising agency DeveloperMedia.com and the content marketing agency ContentLab.IO.

He's been programming way too long and has been, in various guides, an astrophysicist, 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 serial entrepreneur.

Chris has programmed everything from FORTRAN on a CRAY to Python on a Pi, but generally leans on TypeScript, C#, and SQL for the front, middle and back bits of his applications. His current focus is on ensuring developers know enough about Artificial Intelligence to be dangerous.

Comments and Discussions

 
QuestionSome data are missing in Flair Pin
Pavel Durov25-Oct-15 3:32
professionalPavel Durov25-Oct-15 3:32 
AnswerRe: Some data are missing in Flair Pin
Chris Maunder26-Oct-15 4:40
cofounderChris Maunder26-Oct-15 4:40 
GeneralRe: Some data are missing in Flair Pin
Pavel Durov27-Oct-15 0:47
professionalPavel Durov27-Oct-15 0:47 
GeneralRe: Some data are missing in Flair Pin
Chris Maunder3-Nov-15 9:22
cofounderChris Maunder3-Nov-15 9:22 
GeneralMy vote of 5 Pin
Anurag Gandhi28-Jan-15 20:22
professionalAnurag Gandhi28-Jan-15 20:22 
NewsTips from the founder himself! Pin
roscler29-Jan-14 3:31
professionalroscler29-Jan-14 3:31 
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Tadit Dash (ତଡିତ୍ କୁମାର ଦାଶ)7-Jan-14 8:30
protectorTadit Dash (ତଡିତ୍ କୁମାର ଦାଶ)7-Jan-14 8:30 
GeneralRe: iFrame not supported in WordPress.com Free Blog Pin
Chris Maunder7-Jan-14 8:49
cofounderChris Maunder7-Jan-14 8:49 
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Tadit Dash (ତଡିତ୍ କୁମାର ଦାଶ)7-Jan-14 8:54
protectorTadit Dash (ତଡିତ୍ କୁମାର ଦାଶ)7-Jan-14 8:54 
GeneralNice! Pin
Herbert Lausmann3-Jan-14 2:23
professionalHerbert Lausmann3-Jan-14 2:23 
GeneralMy vote of 5 Pin
Master.Man19802-Jan-14 9:16
Master.Man19802-Jan-14 9:16 

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