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Some servers disable the functionality that enables WordPress Cron to work properly. This post provides an easy fix that should work on any server.
Here are some notes to help discern the subtle (and oft-confusing) differences between the WordPress functions, home_url and site_url (and their related “get” functions, get_home_url and get_site_url). We’ll look at the output of these functions and how they relate to the WordPress General Settings.
Here is a quick cheat-sheet for redirecting URLs with .htaccess.
An important aspect of website security is protecting sensitive data such as your server statistics. Here is an important security tip for Plesk users.
Here is how to cd (change directory) into an external drive using Terminal on Mac computers. The trick is knowing the name of the drive and where it is located. On Macs, all connected drives (including hidden drives) are mounted/located under the /Volumes directory. So we can use this information to get the names of […]
I enjoy writing about HTML pre tags. In this post, I share some basic CSS to help style your pre tags for both screen and print media.
Here is a growing collection of free stock photo sites. Before downloading and using any photos for your project, be sure to check the specific licensing policies of whichever site(s) you are considering. Most everything from the following sites are free and/or open source, but there may be certain exceptions. Make sure to check the […]
Here are two simple techniques to fade in page content with jQuery. The fade-in effect isn’t for everyone, but it’s a nice tool to have in the box.
Working with text in Chrome (and other Webkit-based browser) and Firefox can be frustrating. Depending on context, certain fonts may be displayed weird: too heavy, too fat, too thick, and so forth. So much so that the text can look distorted and difficult to read. Fortunately, we can apply the CSS font-smoothing property to make […]
Here is an easy custom WordPress function to display your theme’s search form via shortcode. This makes it easy to display the search form on any Post or Page.
Massive round-up of PHP and WordPress techniques for getting various directory and file path information. This is a mega-reference aimed at PHP/WordPress developers.