This tutorial explains how to integrate Google Custom Search with the Canvas theme by WooThemes. The Google “Two page” layout is used where the search box is on one page and the results are displayed on another page in the same window. This technique also works for WooThemes Spectrum. Google Custom Search Engine Google Custom [...]
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This project is continued from Part 1. Copyright © 2013 HandymanHowTo.com Reproduction strictly prohibited.
This tutorial explains how to install a Leviton ODS10 Occupancy Sensor Wall Switch that is compatible with any light, including Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL) and incandescent light bulbs. Copyright © 2013 HandymanHowTo.com Reproduction strictly prohibited.
This project is continued from Part 2. I rewrote most of the original porch light automation code for the ISY-99i, taking advantage of support for variables and adding new features. My ISY-99i home automation controller is running the latest firmware version 3.2.6 (as of this writing). The new porch light automation features are: Turn on [...]
This update explains how to program the ISY-99i home automation controller and configure a Smarthome 2420M Rev. 2.2 motion sensor to automatic exterior lights. Smarthome INSTEON 2420M Motion Sensor It’s been 3 years since I installed the INSTEON 2420M Rev 1.1 (first generation) motion sensor. The battery recently died (I was on my 2nd or [...]
This project is continued from Part 2. E-Mail Notice Action The Camera_Times Time Table will restrict video motions e-mail notices to Closed business hours by associating it with Messaging Action for video motion events. The process steps in this section are: Copyright © 2013 HandymanHowTo.com Reproduction strictly prohibited.
This project is continued from Part 1. Mobotix IP Notify Profiles IP Notify Profiles are used to configure network messages which the camera can send to itself or other computers running locally or over the Internet. In this tutorial, the camera will send IP Notify events to itself to change recording modes for Open and [...]
This project explains how to change the Mobotix D24M-SEC IP network camera recording mode using the HTTP API with IP Notify Events and Time Tasks. The camera recording mode is changed from Continuous Recording to Video Motion Event Recording based on time of day to match the business open and closing hours. E-mails with a [...]
This tutorial explains how to configure a static IP address on a Comcast Business Class SMC8014 gateway and a Linksys WiFi router to enable remote access to network clients from the Internet. The SMC8014 gateway is configured for “bridge mode” by disabling the normal routing, firewall and DHCP functions. A static IP address is assigned [...]
This project illustrates how to install an “Old Work” Low Voltage Mounting Bracket for a RJ-45 Ethernet jack network connection. Copyright © 2013 HandymanHowTo.com Reproduction strictly prohibited.