02.23.2009 : :

Hello and thanks for checking out this blog! (I know there’s about a trillion of them out there, so I’m flattered you’d wanna hear what I have to say.) I wanted to take a few minutes to introduce myself and tell you just a little bit about me and what you can expect from my blogs.

Like many people that I’ve met in the business, I ended up in advertising by pure accident. An aspiring actress right out of college (rare to find in L.A., I know) I was looking for a part time job to help pay the rent between auditions. Having tried the restaurant world and not having really liked it, I skimmed Craigslist for part-time administrative jobs and sent in my resume to a few places. One of them, a full service advertising agency, was looking for a receptionist. They called me in and I had the opportunity to be interviewed by the company’s vice president, who about 15 minutes into the interview decided that I would make an excellent account coordinator. The pay beat that of the receptionist’s so I thought, “What the heck? I’ll give it a shot.” So now, years later, here you have me. Still working in the business and loving it.

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02.23.2009 : :

Hello and thanks for checking out this blog! (I know there’s about a trillion of them out there, so I’m flattered you’d wanna hear what I have to say.) I wanted to take a few minutes to introduce myself and tell you just a little bit about me and what you can expect from my blogs.

Like many people that I’ve met in this business, I ended up in advertising by pure accident. An aspiring actress right out of college (rare to find in L.A., I know) I was looking for a part time job to help pay the rent between auditions. Having tried the restaurant world and not having really liked it, I skimmed Craigslist for part-time administrative jobs and sent in my resume to a few places. One of them, a full service advertising agency, was looking for a receptionist. They called me in and I had the opportunity to be interviewed by the company’s vice president. About 15 minutes into the interview she decided that I would make an excellent account coordinator. The pay beat that of the receptionist’s so I thought, “What the heck? I’ll give it a shot.” So now, years later, here you have me. Still working in this business and loving it.

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As I start to harness the true power of the Joomla 1.5 framework and template over-rides I'm finding that you can really do anything imaginable. As I was working on the new site for Zuno Studios I wanted to add special CSS styling to the last menu item in my menus.

This was really easy. All it takes are some changes to the mod_mainmenu module. Mod_mainmenu is the core Joomla! module that controls the output of your menus.  I created a template over-ride for the mod_mainmenu module in order to keep the J! core untouched. This is key to easily updating your J! core.

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