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Include Custom Post Type Templates From Plugin

While writing advanced plugins using custom post types sometimes it becomes necessary to completely take over the display of the particular custom post type display template. While using filters can work for most things sometimes a whole template must be … Continue reading

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New VPS running

I’ve switched this site and the others that I host over to running on a Dreamhost VPS. After some tinkering with settings and caching, I’ve got the site running much faster and more securely. If you notice any problems either … Continue reading

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Simple WordPress Twitter follower count snippet

Updated version for API v1.1 Following on the idea from this post, sometimes a full-blown Twitter plugin is too much. Luckily Twitter has a rich API that is ripe for the taking of information. The API console is of great … Continue reading

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Simple WordPress Twitter feed code snippet

Updated version for API v1.1 Sometimes a Twitter plugin is just the right fit for a site, other times it just might be overkill. If all that’s need is a simple list of recent Twitter posts this solution might be … Continue reading

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WordPress 3.4 wp_get_theme – new function for retrieving theme data

Another new addition to 3.4 is the deprecation of the get_theme_data function, this function was used pull data from the header of a theme’s stylesheet. This function was useful for outputting theme data in a repeatable way. The new function … Continue reading

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