The Subtle Difference Between home_url() and site_url()

WordPress ship with a lot of helper functions to speed up theme and plugin development such as the home_url() and site_url().These two functions - home_url() and site_url() return the same value (WordPress address or URL) if WordPress hasn't been given its own directory.If WordPress is given … [Read more...]

Why i Renamed my Blog to w3guy.com

I was a 17-year-old boy when I started blogging. I chose the domain name Tech4sky.com for this blog because i wanted to write about all things technology. Tech - Technology. 4sky - Derived from my nickname collizo4sky from secondary school (high-school).As God would have it, my focus shifted … [Read more...]

MEDIA TEMPLE World Cup Promo – 93% off Hosting

Media Temple, one of the top, finest and reliable web hosting company trusted by brands such as jQuery, Samsung and a host of Design, Creative and Development website are doing a WORLD CUP special promo.They are offering new customers up to 93% off their first month of premium web hosting valid … [Read more...]

Jetpack Spelling and Grammar (Proofread) feature not working?

A lot of WordPress users shy away from Jetpack plugin because they deem it bloated and heavy. I beg to differ with them because only the activated features are loaded or used by WordPress.Intrinsically, this isn't a tutorial but my observation about Jetpack Proofread feature.I have come to … [Read more...]

Verify Google Adsense without PIN but a Proof of Identity Document

To say the postal service in my country is terrible is an understatement. I remember thrice requesting for my Google Adsense PIN which I never received (lost in transit).To protect the security of accounts, Google requires you to verify your address before they can send you payment. To do so, a … [Read more...]

*UPDATED* Simple Feed Customizer WordPress Plugin

Hello my Distinguish readers, I am quite excited this day because I just release my first ever WordPress plugin called Simple Feed Customizer.A year ago, I had a big fight with a scraper website that was stealing my articles. Whenever an article is published here, the scraper site will also … [Read more...]

PHP Benchmarking for the Noobs

Benchmarking in programming basically means calculating the speed or execution time of an application. The faster your application, the lesser the amount of server resources consumed by it and the more user-friendly it becomes (users love fast applications).Using a timer, you can benchmark the … [Read more...]

Why I Stopped Using Feedburner for Email Subscription

FeedBurner is a great service that every blogger, webmasters and website administrator should use. Aside been a great tool, it is totally free and I don't see that changing in the near future. I personally use FeedBurner to host my blog feeds and handle email subscription.I had never like how … [Read more...]