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How to install ColdFusion 9 Developer Edition in RHEL

Ok, I’ve been pulling my hair out for about a week on this stupid ColdFusion 9 installer. Seriously, it’s been a nightmare for me! I’m running RHEL 5.5 32-bit, but I suspect this problem will happen to anyone downloading the free ColdFusion 9 installer from Adobe (until they fix it). The Developer and Trial versions…

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Best Comment Spam Ever

I woke up this morning and saw that someone had commented on one of my older posts… Tough Times Among the Church My heart goes out to this “poor man from the African region”… but I just cannot approve this comment :).

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Rate Limiting with WordPress’ Transient API

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…

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WordPress Weekly Patch – Escaped Apostrophe – Trac #14996

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…

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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…

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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…