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Since WP 3.5, a new CSS gradient-based color picker called Iris was added. At my first glance, this tool provides more features and have good interface. I do not know what will happen to the Farbtastic Color Picker in the future. In my experiences, the wpColorPicker gives more than Farbtastic. Easy to use and we […]

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The default rate limit for calls to the REST API varies depending on the authorization method being used and whether the method itself requires authentication. Most of WordPress plugins or themes fail to request the twitter feed while using the un-authenticated call that hit the limit 150 requests per hour. In Twitter API v1.0, developers […]

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Having trouble with SSL in XAMPP with error notification as below? Warning: fsockopen() [function.fsockopen]: unable to connect to ssl://www.my.site.com:443 (Unable to find the socket transport “ssl” – did you forget to enable it when you configured PHP?) While chechking the phpinfo() you will find the line says OpenSSL support => disabled (install ext/openssl). Enabling the […]

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Merry Christmas! This tutorial will show how to create snow effect using awesome jQuery plugin Snowfall. The main idea is using your page body to handle the snow. Download the jQuery plugin Snowfall, create a directory ‘snowfall’ in your theme root directory and put the styles.css and snowfall.min.jquery.js. For example, if you use twentyeleven theme, […]

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This tutorial will get the custom taxonomy ID by using get_query_var and get_term_by in archive.php template. The example url is http://http://sample.com/?manufacturers=motorola. Put this code in your theme archive.php: $taxonomy = ‘manufacturers’; $cat_name = get_query_var( $taxonomy ); $term = get_term_by(‘name’, $cat_name, $taxonomy); echo ‘The term ID is: ‘. $term->term_id; The get_query_var is a WordPress function to […]

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By default, WordPress only display the author and plugin URI links. Since the version 2.8, they applied filter plugin_row_meta within the plugin administration section. With this filter, you can create many links for your plugin or another plain text. You can see the filter changes log below: 2.8 wp-admin/plugins.php 2.9 wp-admin/plugins.php 3.0 wp-admin/plugins.php 3.1 wp-admin/includes/class-wp-plugins-list-table.php […]

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This will solve your problem: Go to Control Panel Click Administrative Tools Click Services. Scroll down and look for DNS Client. Right Click on DNS Client and select STOP.  

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Introtext or intro text is a text supports HTML and shortcode to give a space for descriptions before the widget content. Similiar to Outrotext or outro text is a space for descriptions after the widget content. ‘intro_text’ => $instance['intro_text'], ‘outro_text’ => $instance['outro_text'], That’s it, all of our WordPress plugins use the intro and outro text. […]

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If you received an Feedburner error message above, that means you do not enable the subscription by email. To solve this problem go to the feed feedburner settings and enable the email subscription service at the bottom of the tab page. Have fun.

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Feedburner is a free, Google-owned service that provides great feed statistics and services to bloggers and other feed publishers. Here’s how to use Feedburner email subscription: Sign up — First of all, you’ll need to sign up for a Feedburner feed if you haven’t already. Go to Feedburner.com and login Click “My Feeds” in the […]

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