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Create .htaccess files on OS X and Windows

This is a quick tutorial on how to create .htaccess files on Windows (PC) and OS X (Mac). This post also explains a bit about how .htaccess files work, and how to view them on various operating systems.

Break Out of Frames for WordPress

Quick JavaScript snippet to prevent scrapers and turds from framing, defaming, and/or stealing your precious content..

Detect Chrome, IE, Firefox, Opera, and Safari

How to detect each of the major browsers (Chrome, IE, Firefox, Opera, Safari) client-side via JavaScript.

Set attachment as featured image

Here’s how to set the first attachment as the featured image for posts in WordPress. This is useful for User Submitted Posts, which attaches uploaded images to each submitted post.

WordPress: check if user is logged in

Here are some notes and examples of how to check if a user is logged in to WordPress.

.htaccess for Apple Touch Icons

Devices and bots are often searching for different versions of the Apple Touch Icon. Here is a quick slice of .htaccess to redirect all apple-icon requests to apple.png.

CSS transition effect for links

CSS transitions can add a nice effect to links. Here are some quick example snippets for your copy/paste enjoyment.

jQuery Scroll to Target with Offset

This tutorial shows how to create “scroll-to” links with jQuery. For example, if you want to add a link on your page that smoothly scrolls the user to a specific location, add the following code snippet to your JavaScript file.

Stop form spam with a hidden field

Sick of teh spamz? Here’s an easy way to block a lot of automated spam from your contact form.

PHP Check if Request is HTTPS

Here we have a simple and effective PHP function that checks whether or not HTTPS (via SSL) is used for the current request.

WordPress Cron Not Working

Some servers disable the functionality that enables WordPress Cron to work properly. This post provides an easy fix that should work on any server.

Display category name in WordPress

Here are two snippets for displaying the category name and displaying the category link in WordPress.