Category Archives: Hacks

How to hack the main post query of WordPress to create a custom “search and sort” results

WordPress is a good tool, that can handle almost any information and can be used as a framework to build almost any type of WEB sites. And sometimes we want it to do almost impossible things… As example, we create … Continue reading

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Quick JavaScript hack/fixing of a jQuery problem

My site is a WP site. I use the popular Accordion Shortcodes plugin to handle my product’s pages. Also I use the even more popular Share Buttons by AddThis plugin to allow social sharing. But they don’t want to work … Continue reading

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How to use s2Member Pro export/import function

The s2Member user export/import function is a powerful feature, but needs some understanding to be possible you to do it smooth (at first try :-) ), so I explain here what I find as best way. Note, that this works … Continue reading

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Unix server “dissection” with “htop” command

A client of mine had problems with his hosting. I dig, maybe a month, but see nothing. It was a “virtual dedicated server” – the server, which we can see, was a separate “jail” in a bigger shared server. “Cloud … Continue reading

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How to borrow a post, or another way to create a virtual WordPress page on fly with the active theme used

I build a new plugin recently, and was need to show a page with my custom message. The stickt need was to be used the active theme, and the same way how WP itself use it. This is because plugin … Continue reading

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Best task/bug description

I can not know your site “like my palm”, even I try hard. Also I can not remember every site I work in. And I can not read inside your head. So please do detailed descriptions. Understanding how to explain … Continue reading

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The anticrawler.org phenomenons

Today in my logs I see the site anticrawler.org at “incoming” list. Well, people come to me from search engines and specific sites, usually, the single click from unknown site catch my eye. I get to this URL, and see … Continue reading

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How to place Login/Logout link in submenus of WordPress

Sometimes you need to place a Login/Logout link in your site’s menu. Even deep in submenus. So I will show you how to do that. This is an universal (for custom menus) way. First you must find where your menu … Continue reading

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How to set jQuery plugin perfect-scrollbar

Today I had problems with the perfect-scrollbar jQuery plugin. I have to fix it in a WordPress page, whose content has to scroll as a block. It works well with text, but crashes when a “ol”, “ul” or “table” HTML … Continue reading

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“Nivo slider” v1.9 quick fix

“Nivo slider” is a good plugin for slideshow, but the version 1.9, upgraded today, comes with a bug – it shows a message: Warning: array_key_exists() [function.array-key-exists]: The second argument should be either an array or an object in /homepages/19/d395780486/htdocs/wp-content/plugins/nivo-slider/nivo-slider.php on … Continue reading

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