A look at WordPress Pluggable Functions

Source : A look at WordPress Pluggable Functions

Published On : September 29, 2014 at 08:10AM

By : Agbonghama Collins



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 are available at the codex page. Note: for […]





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Online Tools for Comparing Differences between Two files

Source : Online Tools for Comparing Differences between Two files

Published On : September 26, 2014 at 06:43AM

By : Agbonghama Collins



I do a lot of writing – be it articles/tutorials for this blog and couple of sites I write for or codes for a project am working on. A need to compare two closely related files arises every now and then. I often resort to using one of the numerous online tools for comparing and […]





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Unirest for PHP – Yet another PHP HTTP Client

Source : Unirest for PHP – Yet another PHP HTTP Client

Published On : September 22, 2014 at 04:57AM

By : Agbonghama Collins



To communicate with APIs or web services over HTTP, an HTTP client such as cURL is required. Thankfully, PHP can be bundled with cURL. Most people new to PHP and programming in general and even the experienced ones find cURL daunting and complex as a result, some expert developers have developed libraries that takes the […]





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Easy Websites Backup and Restore with Softaculous

Source : Easy Websites Backup and Restore with Softaculous

Published On : September 17, 2014 at 09:29AM

By : Agbonghama Collins



A lot of us host our various websites and blogs on shared hosting platforms mainly because they are affordable. These shared hosting provides cPanel to its users for easy administration of their web server and accounts. Virtually all cPanel ships with softaculous – an automatic Installer that take the pain out of installing of various […]





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Manage Multiple Cloud Storage Services with MultCloud

Source : Manage Multiple Cloud Storage Services with MultCloud

Published On : September 05, 2014 at 10:47AM

By : Agbonghama Collins



I am quite sure a lot of us maintain accounts on multiple cloud storage solutions. You will agree that managing multiple clouds accounts is a daunting hence the need for a cloud management application. I recently stumbled on MultCloud – yet another application for managing multiple cloud storage. MultCloud supports FTP/SFTP, Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, […]





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How to Display The Feed Content of a Website in WordPress

Source : How to Display The Feed Content of a Website in WordPress

Published On : September 03, 2014 at 06:12AM

By : Agbonghama Collins



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 (w3guy.com). First, include the feed.php file at […]





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WordPress 101: Internationalization and Localization

Source : WordPress 101: Internationalization and Localization

Published On : August 26, 2014 at 08:12AM

By : Agbonghama Collins



One of the most-loved features of WordPress CMS is the support for a number of different languages. By default, WordPress is presented in U.S. English, but it does come with a built-in language capability. This has allowed the WordPress community to translate WordPress into several languages. WordPress themes, plugins, translation files and support have also […]





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How to Extract ZIP files to Google Drive

Source : How to Extract ZIP files to Google Drive

Published On : August 21, 2014 at 07:22AM

By : Agbonghama Collins



I came across this free open-source application zip-extractor.appspot.com hosted on Google App Engine that seamlessly extract / decompress ZIP files to Google Drive. To extract a ZIP file, upload the file from your computer or select it from your Google Drive account and the app will extract and upload the ZIP content to Google Drive.





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How to Build a Feed Reader with SimplePie and SQLite

Source : How to Build a Feed Reader with SimplePie and SQLite

Published On : August 18, 2014 at 06:34AM

By : Agbonghama Collins



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 to the website […]





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Quick Tip: How to Copy and Paste in PuTTY

Source : Quick Tip: How to Copy and Paste in PuTTY

Published On : August 14, 2014 at 08:48AM

By : Agbonghama Collins



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 it. To copy from […]





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The Subtle Difference Between home_url() and site_url()

Source : The Subtle Difference Between home_url() and site_url()

Published On : August 05, 2014 at 11:35AM

By : Agbonghama Collins



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 its own directory, their return values will […]





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How to Manage and Batch Install Your WordPress Plugins

Source : How to Manage and Batch Install Your WordPress Plugins

Published On : August 03, 2014 at 12:02PM

By : Agbonghama Collins



This is an article i wrote for SitePoint According to Forbes, over 60 million websites globally are powered by WordPress. Numbers like this show that WordPress is no doubt a leading contender when it comes to Content Management Systems (CMS). The application of WordPress has gone past just a blogging platform; it has evolved over […]





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