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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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Google Maps API

In a recent project it was asked to provide a Google map on a number of pages. It would have been to time consuming to create a custom map and manually place the code on each page. Instead using the Google Maps API was a better choice because the address could be pulled from a custom field in the post and used to create the map. The first step is signing up for a API key, as with most Google products is free and only requires a Google account. Continue reading

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WordPress Self-Hosted Plugin Update API

Have a plugin that can’t be submitted to the official repository? Code is now on GitHub please see here for updated version. Many reasons exist but the biggest is that the plugin/support is sold therefore can’t be downloaded for free. … Continue reading

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WordPress Theme Developers Tip – Theme Update Noticifications

While doing some work for a client, they were wanting to tie into the update notifications that a user gets when a theme has an updated version in the WordPress theme directory. The catch is this was a premium theme … Continue reading

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