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Using The WordPress Debug Log

Using The WordPress Debug Log

October 20, 2014 in Tips & Tricks | 10 comments

Do you ever make mistakes? I do. The first step to fixing your mistakes is knowing what the mistake is. I can’t solve all of your problems, but I can help fix those that are generated by PHP code on your WordPress site by helping you work with debug logs. A few weeks ago, when I wrote about...

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Learning To Master The Basics Of AJAX

Learning To Master The Basics Of AJAX

September 30, 2014 in Tips & Tricks | 8 comments

Last week I introduced you to the magic of AJAX and showed you how to use a few plugins to easily “AJAXify” your WordPress site. By “AJAXify” I mean using AJAX to change the page, already loaded in the browser, without refreshing the page. You can’t do that using pure...

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How To Use SSL & HTTPS With WordPress

How To Use SSL & HTTPS With WordPress

September 10, 2014 in Tips & Tricks | 45 comments

One of the key steps in ensuring that your WordPress site is secure is installing a valid SSL certificate. This will enable users to your site to exchange information with it via secure, encrypted transfer protocols. Setting WordPress to force the use of secure transfer protocols and deciding when...

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An Introduction To WP_Query

An Introduction To WP_Query

September 2, 2014 in Resources | 12 comments

Even if you think you’ve never used WP_Query before, you have, every time you loaded a page in WordPress. In the simplest terms, how WordPress works is when you load a page it creates a WP_Query object that can access the post or posts that the current URL calls for, ie the first ten posts,...

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Learning To Use WordPress Hooks

Learning To Use WordPress Hooks

August 18, 2014 in Tips & Tricks | 15 comments

One of the things that makes WordPress so powerful is that it makes it easy for you to modify the behavior of a plugin or a theme, or even WordPress itself from another plugin or theme. This allows you to modify the behavior of code that isn’t your own without modifying it. This is thanks to...

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