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Remove WordPress emoji scripts from head

Removes the new emoji scripts which are in the head from WordPress 4.2 up. Put this in your theme’s functions.php

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Dropbox sync folder outside dropbox folder on linux debian

If you have a folder/directory that resides outside of the Dropbox folder you can still sync it to Dropbox. You need to create a symlink between the folders. To do this: 1 – Go to the dropbox directory you want to have the external directory linked to cd /path/to/dropbox/directory 2 – Create the symlink to […]

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Common SEO Snippets & Info

No index a webpage: http://www.robotstxt.org/meta.html robots.txt examples Disallow all User-Agent: * Disallow: / Allow all User-Agent: * Disallow: Standard WordPress robots.txt User-Agent: * Disallow: Note: due to Google now rendering pages using all css and javascript, it’s probably not a good idea to Disallow: /wp-content/plugins/ any more http://www.robotstxt.org/robotstxt.html Meta Description Length: 923px 156 characters http://www.screamingfrog.co.uk/page-title-meta-description-lengths-by-pixel-width/ […]

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Windows Software for Web Developers/Designers/SEOers

Ok, work in progress, but I am rebuilding my Windows PC. I am getting rid of Windows 8.1 as I simply can’t live with it anymore, I’ve tried, but it’s no good I want to go back to Windows 7. Now rebuilding this Windows PC is not something I’m doing on a whim, it’s a […]

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Disable All WordPress Automatic Background Updates

To completely disable all types of automatic updates, core or otherwise, add the above to wp-config.php file:

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Linux rm command for removing files in directories

Delete files from a directory: rm [options..] [file|directory] -f Remove all files in a directory without prompting the user. -i Interactive. With this option, rm prompts for confirmation before removing any files. -r (or) -R Recursively remove directories and subdirectories in the argument list. The directory will be emptied of files and removed. The user […]

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Upgrade Google Chrome in Linux Debian

How to upgrade just Google Chrome in Linux (Debian) To upgrade Google Chrome to the latest stable version: sudo apt-get –only-upgrade install google-chrome-stable Might need to kill all instances of Chrome, to kill all instances of Chrome: sudo pkill -15 google-chrome

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Setting WordPress File/Folder Permissions in Linux Terminal

To set the WordPress file and folder permissions in Linux terminal: Go to the WordPress directory: cd /path/to/wordpress/ Change all directories to 755: sudo find . -type d -exec chmod 0755 {} \; Change all files to 644: sudo find . -type f -exec chmod 0644 {} \;

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htaccess redirects

List of some basic htaccess redirect rules

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WordPress conditional for custom post type

A simple conditional if statement for custom post types i.e. display different content if it’s the defined custom post type. Just replace custom-post-type with the ID you have given your custom post type in register_post_type within your theme’s functions.php (usually) and then echo the content you want blah blah.

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