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3 Reasons in Favour and Against Website Builders

With technology progressively more complex by the minute, keeping your image and online identity afloat in these tumultuous, fast-paced times is next to impossible if you don't own your own website, regardless of the industry you operate in. How, then, do you create a website?Conventionally, … [Read more...]

Perform Case-insensitive comparison of strings in PHP

strcasecmp() is a nice PHP function for comparing two strings case-insensitively.Note: the function returns 0 if they are equal.Examples The examples below both return the string true.[php] … [Read more...]

You can now Withdraw Payoneer Fund to your Local Bank Account

Gone are the days of going to the ATM just to be able to withdraw your Payoneer money.New to Payoneer? Payoneer is an Internet-based financial services business that allows users to transfer money and receive payments through re-loadable prepaid MasterCard debit cards.A slew number of … [Read more...]

Redirect First Time Commenters to a Custom WordPress Page

For reasons best known to you, redirecting readers or site visitors commenting on your blog for the first time to say, a Thank You for Commenting page would be fascinating.The code snippet below does the job perfectly well.[php] function redirect_first_time_commenters( $url, $comment ) … [Read more...]

Post Draft in WordPress Got Lost But Firebug to the Rescue

I was writing a blog post the other day and had to stop for a moment. On resumption, my session expired and WordPress needed me to sign-in again which I did on a new tab.I went back to the tab that I was writing on and tried saving the draft but WordPress killed the operation for security … [Read more...]

XAMPP Solution: Connection for controluser as defined in your configuration failed.

I use XAMPP to create a *AMP (apache, MySQL and PHP) stack local-server on my Windows 7 machine. XAMPP is bundled with phpMyAdmin - a web-based database administration tool.While trying to access phpMyAdmin days ago, the following error message was displayed:#2002 - No connection could be … [Read more...]

Creating Tables in WordPress Database on Plugin Activation

WordPress provides plugin developers the option to store settings or data specific to a plugin into to the options database table (wp_options) made easy with a number of helper functions such as add_option, update_option and delete_option to add, update and delete data in the options table … [Read more...]

A look at WordPress Pluggable Functions

There are a list of PHP functions in WordPress called Pluggable Functions used internally by WordPress to execute certain tasks.The aim of these functions is to give plugin developers the ability to modify or override tasks perform by these functions.A full list of pluggable functions is … [Read more...]