Rate Limiting with WordPress’ Transient API

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I run a web app called leenk.me, it’s a Social Media Optimization application for WordPress. Basically it publishes your WordPress content to Twitter / Facebook / Google Buzz whenever you publish new content to your website. There are a lot of “advertisers” who have been signing up for the service and one in particular has[Continue Reading...]

Pumpkin Carving 2010

Pumkin Carving 2010

Ended a long weekend with some nice, tedious pumpkin carving… pictures aren’t great, I think it looks a lot better in person.

Vernie Snoozing on my Leg

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Cut Your Emissions… or We Will Kill You!

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10:10 is a global campaign to cut carbon emissions by 10% (starting October 10th). Hey, that’s not a bad thing to strive for, right? I mean, I do not subscribe to any fundamental Global Warming / Climate Change beliefs, but I do think we should at least be aware of our environment. Well, this 10:10[Continue Reading...]

Words Not Found in Scripture – Ordinance

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What are Ordinances? It’s been a while since I’ve written a Words Not Found in Scripture post… but I still have a list of words that I want to get through. Today’s word is Ordinance. You may have heard this word from time to time while listening to a preacher or perhaps in a business[Continue Reading...]

WordPress Weekly Patch – Escaped Apostrophe – Trac #14996

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Glenn Ansley started this “WordPress Weekly Patch” idea. Where you submit one patch a week to WordPress core. I’ve been doing it, but have definitely missed the “weekly” part of “weekly” :). I’ve just been way too busy. Regardless, this is my patch for the week – http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/14996 If you insert a Video/Audio/Media link and[Continue Reading...]

FOX Sports vs. DISH Network – Who Is the Bad Guy?

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A week ago Kati and I were watching a Braves game on T.V. when a commercial aired asking us to go to GetWhatIPaidFor.com to find out why we might be losing our FOX Sports channels, FX, and the History channel. Well the day has come, as of today October 1st, 2010 FOX Sports has cut[Continue Reading...]

Using WordPress’ Built-in Media Upload

I was working with a client a few weeks ago. They wanted to create a customer portal that allowed their customers to upload files to their website. Once their clients have uploaded the files, they needed to be able to download and delete the files from the server. There were a few plugins in the[Continue Reading...]

Allowing Hyperlinks in Your WordPress Excerpts

By default, WordPress strips out all the HTML tags from your post excerpts. I needed to allow hyperlinks, but there is a problem when WordPress tries to truncate the post’s content. The wp_trim_excerpt function is what WordPress uses to do all the trimming work, I simply copied the code, modified it, and stuck my new[Continue Reading...]

What’s Missing from Scripture?

Eric Carpenter from A Pilgrim’s Progress thinks something is missing from Scripture and I agree. When we read the bible, it’s fascinating to find that something is missing that we probably would not expect. What’s missing? The answer is that when the church gathers together, preaching is missing. His writing is probably much better, much[Continue Reading...]

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