Recent Posts by shane

Simple WordPress Migration tool

There are numerous blogs and articles all over the web that will tell you how to move or migrate WordPress sites. Here's a link that I found quite useful, it explains the migration process (we won't go into full details of a migration): http://codex.wordpress.org/Moving_WordPress I have to do it regularly developing a site in one…
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GIF images in WordPress posts

I heard from a customer that they are having problems with a gif image in WordPress, it loads up ok and if you try to access it directly it will display but it doesn't work in a post. (more…)
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Magento pagination

...you will not beat me. I find it a little deflating when you spend a lot of time on developing something and it just vanishes from sight. I have some nice pagination that worked outside of the toolbar a couple of days ago, but now...nothing. I'm always up for a challenge though, so let's fix…
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Getting started with WordPress child themes

The fastest way to get started with a customised WordPress theme is to create a child theme. Find a theme that you can use for the parent theme, something that would make a good base, look for functionality that you would like out of your site so you won't need to add it later. To…
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“Simple” string matching fun with regular expressions

I'm still yet to get my head around the power of regular expressions. I had a problem where I was trying to match a particular image name, only there were multiple variations. _side.jpg _side_1.jpg _side_2_1.jpg My regular expression looked like this '/_side*\.jpg$/' but clearly there was a problem with it so I called on a…
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