How to Display The Feed Content of a Website in WordPress

The fetch_feed is a built-in WordPress function that retrieves and parses an external feed. Under-the-hood, it's powered by SimplePie - a very fast and easy-to-use PHP feed parser.Follow me as I walk us through the steps in using fetch_feed to display the feed content of this blog … [Read more...]

How to Build a Feed Reader with SimplePie and SQLite

A lot of us are familiar with these terms: RSS feeds or simply called feeds and feed readers.Basically, a feed is a data format used by websites as a medium for providing users with its content. To keep yourself abreast on latest update from your favorite websites, you usually will subscribe … [Read more...]

Quick Tip: How to Copy and Paste in PuTTY

PuTTY is a client program for the SSH, Telnet and Rlogin network protocols.I personally use PuTTY to SSH into my servers since Windows lacks a built-in terminal to access *nix servers.For those who thinks copy and paste is disabled in PuTTY, this article will show us how to achieve … [Read more...]

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Media Temple, one of the finest, reliable and trusted domain and web hosting company is running the following promotion.New domains for $2.30 They are celebrating the 23rd birthday of the first site ever built with a special price on domain names.Enter promo code 23years at checkout and … [Read more...]

How to Rename Existing WordPress Post Image Attachment URLs

In a previous post, I showed us how to move or rename a website to a new domain name / URL without any SEO loss but I missed something important - rename image URLs in existing posts and pages to point to the new domain.My blog images are stored in an Amazon s3 bucket with URL CNAMEd to … [Read more...]

How to Setup PHP Code Sniffer in Phpstorm on a Windows Machine

I have heard and read so many positive reviews on PhpStorm IDE in the past. I didn't bother giving it a try as I was a long time and satisfied user of Aptana Studio. I recently stopped using Aptana for PHP development because I got tired waiting for an update to support PHP 5.4 and later.At … [Read more...]

How to Change WordPress to a New Domain without SEO loss

I recently changed, renamed or move my blog to a new domain. I was afraid my blog traffic and search engine ranking would be adversely affected by the domain name change. It's now over a week and so far, my blog SEO ranking and traffic wasn't affected.In this article, I will show us how to … [Read more...]

Client-Side Form Validation with HTML5

When building web applications, it is important you take security seriously, especially when it has to do with collecting data from users. It is a common maxim in security to trust nobody, hence never trust the user to enter correct or valid form values. For example, in an email form field, … [Read more...]