Monthly Archives: December 2008

4 posts

Hosting provider

I having been using IXWebhosting as my hosting provider for about two years, and now I am thinking switching to another provider. The reasons are: 1. Long waiting period for the help desk ticket. Usually about 6 hours, and up to 24 hours. 2. Some staff who answer the help ticket do not have enough knowledge and don’t know what they are doing. For instance, they will promise you that your issue is resolved and […]

Meta Refresh tag

Since I decided to stop using www.techhippos.net, I created a simple index.php with a META refresh tag to redirect visitors to my new site. This is what I used in my index.php file: <meta http-equiv=”refresh” content=”10; https://www.learningpenguin.net/index.php” > This works fine in FireFox, but in IE, it keeps refresh itself without redirecting to the new site. It took me quite some time to figure out that I missed “url=” for the destination URL. So it […]

Adding Background Color to RadioButtonList Items

With the same CSS and similar code as I posted before for adding background color to CheckBoxList items, we can do the same thing to a RadioButtonList control. Here is the code-behind file: Private Sub RadioButtonList2_DataBound(ByVal sender As Object, _ ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles RadioButtonList2.DataBound Dim cols As Integer = Me.RadioButtonList2.RepeatColumns If (cols = 0) Then cols = 1 End If For i As Integer = 0 To Me.RadioButtonList2.Items.Count – 1 Dim j As […]

Adding Background Color to CheckBoxList Items

UPDATE 12/08/2008: The CheckBoxList control in my example has RepeatColumns=0 and RepeatDirection=Vertical. if your RepeatColumns > 0, then you will need to change RepeatDirection=Horizontal, and also change the code behind as follows: Private Sub CheckBoxList1_DataBound(ByVal sender As Object, _ ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles CheckBoxList1.DataBound Dim cols As Integer = Me.CheckBoxList1.RepeatColumns If (cols = 0) Then cols = 1 End If For i As Integer = 0 To Me.CheckBoxList1.Items.Count – 1 Dim j As Integer […]