Google Sheet Web Scraping Example

The Context Middlebury has an interesting setup. They call them Go Links. It’s basically a version of tinyURL that anyone at Middlebury (students included) can use to make customized Middlebury links. If you’re on campus, you can use go/whatever and off-campus you have to use go.middlebury.edu/whatever.1 This replaced a giant redirect list. I’m not sure […]

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Weekly Web Harvest for 2022-08-14

USS New York (BB-34): Outboard Profile ship blueprints Designing for Long-Form Articles | CSS-Tricks – CSS-Tricks a variety of good tips applicable to educational sites Workplace Productivity: Are You Being Tracked? – The New York Times an article on tracking that tracks you is worth linking to even with the paywall setup . . . […]

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Dynamically Add Custom Taxonomy as Check Box Options in Gravity Forms

One of the things that makes workflows work is the removal of manual work. In this case, we want to make a simple way to track software updates. We’re using Gravity Forms to do this and we wanted to categorize the update types in a way that would help us see what was addressed by […]

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Weekly Web Harvest for 2022-07-31

School districts facing ‘crisis’ teaching shortage – The Washington Post Turns out novelty pencils, some gift cards, and supportive social media posts don’t make up for all of the huge problems. xkcd: Deepfakes One Foot Tsunami: An Embarrassment of Riches The contract specifically reads: “Player shall not receive any credit for Independent Study with respect […]

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