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Oakwood Creative is hiring a front end developer!

The company I work for is currently hiring a front end developer. So if you’re located in Stockholm, Sweden or willing to relocate you should definitely check it out! We have put together a small site for you turn into

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Remove all “missing” files from a SVN working copy

After upgrading a local installation of WordPress subversion started complaining about missing files, that were deleted during the upgrade. Since there were a lot of files I searched for an easy way to delete all the missing files at once,

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Posted in Misc

Add your own CSS classes to tinyMCE

The Rich Text Editor (RTE) in WordPress use a JavaScript-library called tinyMCE. It is a widely used library and can be configured in a lot of ways. WordPress let developers filter the settings to tinyMCE so that it fits your

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Posted in Intermediate

Simple “Catch URI” function

This function is vaguely inspired by the function bp_core_set_uri_globals from BuddyPress. I use it often for more advanced plugins and themes. With it I can check which URL is being viewed and perform actions depending on the url. This functions

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Fix sort/order with post_title for international characters

If you want to list your posts and order them by title, that is as simple as: But if you are using international characters and/or another alphabet the default database settings may mess things up for you. In Sweden for

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Disable password changed/reset e-mail notification

One of the bigger projects I am working on currently has 30k+ users. Having that many users means that many also will reset their password, and you will receive an e-mail every time. So how do you disable it? The

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Posted in Beginner

Automaticly upgrade your local WordPress installation

This will only work with Mac OS X and Apache. I have many WordPress installations locally. All of which grows outdated as time flies by. Normally I don’t worry about it since the live version is easily upgraded with WordPress

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Posted in Intermediate, Misc

Set WP_DEBUG to true during development

During development WordPress provides you with another error reporting tool apart from the normal PHP errors and warning. Edit your wp-config.php file and find the row where WP_DEBUG is defined and set it to true. This will make your site

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Posted in Best Practices, Intermediate

2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Fresher than ever. Crunchy numbers A helper monkey made this abstract painting,

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