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  • WordPress
    Options for SSL in WordPressWp error
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    With the ever increasing focus on web security, SSL certificates are started to become common practice when setting up websites. This article will show you how to implement SSL in to your WordPress website using two different methods.Read More…
  • Web Development
    How to Use New Relic With PHP & WordPress20465
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    Today we will look at how to monitor a PHP application using New Relic. More specifically we will set up a basic WordPress installation and get some performance data about it, in the New Relic dashboards.Read More…
  • PHP
    Building Ribbit in PHPRibbit
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    In the initial entry in this series, we took care of the UI-aspect of our Twitter-clone, called Ribbit. Now, we'll begin coding the application in a number of languages. This lesson will leverage standard PHP (with homegrown MVC), but, in future articles, we'll review other implementations, such as with Rails or Laravel. There is a lot to cover, so let's get started.Read More…
  • Security
    6 Easy and Efficient Ways to Combat Spam CommentsThumb.200
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    One of the downsides of running a successful WordPress blog is that some people want to take advantage of your success by posting "spam comments" on your blog and trying to get more visitors. Sometimes they do it with robots, sometimes with home-made browser extensions, sometimes manually - just like a normal human being. Not cool. But thanks to WordPress' flexible architecture, there are numerous ways to prevent them. In this article, we'll go through 6 easy and efficient methods to have a spam-free WordPress blog.Read More…
  • Web Development
    Apache 2 Advanced Configuration on Unix-Like SystemsPreview
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    In a previous tutorial, we took a look at some of the most basic, but important, Apache configuration directives - what they are for, and how to edit them to fit our needs. For a very basic website (perhaps one with just a few static HTML pages), those simple directives might be all you need to know. Chances are, however, you need a more complex website; today we will look at some advanced directives and configuration settings.Read More…
  • Web Development
    Password-Protect Folders in Seconds With .htaccessPassword protect folders
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    In this lesson, I'll demonstrate how easy it is to password protect folders with Apache. There will often be situations when you don't need to build a full authentication system from scratch.Read More…
  • Creative Coding
    The Rewrite API: The BasicsPreview
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    This is part one of a two part series looking at WordPress' Rewrite API. In this tutorial we look at how rewrites work and the basic methods available to create custom rewrite rules.Read More…
  • Hosting
    Optimizing WordPress Loading Speed With header.php & .htaccessSpeed preview
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    Website loading speed matters a lot for every blog/website, especially for people with shared hosting – which is the cheapest available hosting service. Here are a few .htaccess and header.php tricks to increase your website loading speed by 50-70%Read More…
  • Business
    Using WordPress as an IntranetWpasintranet
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    When we talk about WordPress we usually associate it with either being a blogging platform or just another content management system, but what about as an Intranet? This tutorial will show you how you can turn your basic installation of WordPress into a robust Intranet for your business.Read More…
  • Security
    Best Practices for Preventing BuddyPress Spam User RegistrationsBuddypress lockdown
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    The BuddyPress plugin turns any WordPress installation into a rich social networking site complete with forums, friend requests, and ... countless numbers of fake bot users that will comment spam you to death unless you protect your site. Although you probably installed BuddyPress to allow more engagement and interaction among your visitors in the hopes of creating a thriving community, you will soon rue the day you installed it unless you take precautions to prevent fake users.Read More…
  • Security
    Secure Your WordPress Against User-Agents and BotsThumbnail
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    Lately there have been a lot of WordPress sites compromised only due to the bots that roam the world wide web! There are a lot of plugins out there which can protect your WordPress baby by blocking these "roguish" bots! In this article you will be learning an easy and useful method of adeptly configuring your .htaccess file to filter these bots which can infect your website and can eat up your server resources. So get your .htaccess file ready for editing!Read More…
  • Plugins
    Using WordPress Multisite: A Network of Websites at Your FingertipsWp multisite
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    Today, we will look at the basics of WordPress MS - or for those users that have been using WordPress for a while - Multisite or WordPress MU. WordPress MS is a feature that many users are unaware of, and one that is often confusing to install and configure. But no more! In this tutorial, we will walk through installing WordPress MS, becoming familiar with the network admin, and integrating useful plugins for your Multisite network.Read More…
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