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Pressgram: A WordPress Alternative to Instagram

John Saddington, of 8BIT and WPDaily, announced today his [new] Kickstarter project to create an app that will allow people to add filtered images directly onto their WordPress site. So why yet another [insert most recent app name]_gram app? Why one specific to WordPress?

Top 25 Most Downloaded WordPress Plugins

The WordPress.org has over 20,000 plugins available to download. Some awesome, some not so awesome. I also find the WordPress.org search functions to not be very helpful, where if it adopted more of a Google style search function, it could be much more practical for people to use. However, I’ve scoured the plugin repository and…

How to Get the Thumbnail URL Path

Here is a quick and easy way to extract the URL source for the thumbnail [of the featured img] of your post. Inside the Loop Outside the Loop If you also needed to get the height and width of the thumbnail, you can use the follow lines of code: You can read more on the…

Automatically Set the Featured Image in WordPress

Often I find myself forgetting to click on “featured image” when I’m writing a post. But I know I need one because it makes the world go ’round for WP Force. What’s the solution? Automatically set the featured image. Here’s a quick snippet of code you can throw into your functions.php file that will your…

TimThumb – Did you get hacked?

A couple days ago, I got an alert from my webhost that they had rebooted my server (I run Storm on Demand by Liquidweb). Their 24/7 monitoring team noticed high memory and CPU usage, and acted quickly to resolve the issue. I had no idea anything was happening, this all happened behind the scenes. So…