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The Ultimate Guide To The WordPress REST API

September 21, 2015 5:44 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Josh Pollock of CalderaWP has authored a practical guide for the upcoming WordPress REST API. This ebook provided courtesy of WP Engine, is an in-depth overview of website and application development using the WordPress REST API. It includes several practical.....


UI study

September 10, 2015 8:28 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The burger menu should be on the right. This menu got “famous” because Facebook and Path implemented it for the first time. Personally I’m not really attracted to this menu but if I need to choose a side I would.....


How to allow users to login using email

September 8, 2015 5:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

add_action( 'wp_authenticate', 'email_address_login' ); function email_address_login( &$username, &$password ) { $user = get_user_by( 'email', $username ); if( !empty( $user->user_login ) ) { $username = $user->user_login; } } This is really a simple action utilizing the wp_authenticate. ref: https://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/wp_authenticate


How your design effects SEO

July 30, 2015 6:55 pm Published by 2 Comments

Does design of your website affect SEO ranking? Yes. Google considers usability of a website when it ranks the site. http://www.businessnewsdaily.com/7808-google-search-ranking-mobile.html http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=985776 SEO is the most important aspect of any website development. However, besides the ad income, if the site.....


Help Fund Light Sail

May 28, 2015 8:10 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Bill Nye wants to luanch a micro spacecraft which uses solar light as its means of propulsion in space. You can learn more about Light Sail at http://sail.planetary.org/


How to change default woocommerce order status

May 24, 2015 6:14 am Published by Leave your thoughts

function set_default_order( $order_id ){ global $woocommerce; if ( !$order_id ) return; $order = new WC_Order( $order_id ); $ar = get_term_by( 'id', $termid, 'shop_order_status'); // pass here term id of the pending status. $order->update_status($ar->slug); } add_action( 'woocommerce_thankyou', 'set_default_order' ); Change default.....


RESS for WordPress

May 18, 2015 6:58 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Smartphone users expect sites to load in 4 seconds or less. However, according to Trilibis Study, vast majority of websites load much slower. Trilibis claims a site’s load time becomes unacceptable if a page weight goes beyond 1MB. Of the.....


Lily, Take My Money Already!!

May 16, 2015 8:42 am Published by 2 Comments

Lily is a throw in the air & tag along drone camera. If this isn’t a must item, I don’t know what is. Take my money already. Seriously. You can pre-order now for only $519.00!!


Our universe could be a 2D hologram

April 29, 2015 10:33 pm Published by 2 Comments

A study of theoretical physics by scientists at TU Wien (Vienna) suggests that our universe could be a 2D hologram. The study indicates that the perceived three dimensional universe might actually be the image of two dimensional processes on a.....