Category: Tech

How to reset lost SA password in SQL Express

This article describes how to reset the sa password in SQL Express without having any sort of administrator rights to the SQL instance.

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Checking Form Validity on Submit Using jQuery

Checking form validity on submit using jQuery, I thought, should be pretty straightforward. Recently, I was working on an MVC application and had the need to hide/show a div when a form was submitted.

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How to deactivate a WordPress plugin automatically

The ability to deactivate a WordPress plugin automatically is a handy feature. It gives a plugin developer the ability to deactivate their plugin when certain criteria are met.

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A simple modular plugin example

This post will illustrate a very simple modular plugin and how to extend it using another plugin.

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What are Modular Plugins

A modular plugin is a plugin that can be extended or modified without changing the core plugin code.

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How to Create a New Taxonomy for a Custom Post Type

This post will focus on creating a new taxonomy for a custom post type (CPT).

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How to Create a Custom Post Type in a Plugin

Custom post types in WordPress are a handy way to create a new type of post for specific type of information.

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Display WordPress shortcode without it executing

WordPress plugins and themes often come with built-in shortcodes. Using them is usually straightforward, and, until just recently, I thought displaying one in a post (i.e. [imashortcode]) was not so straightforward.

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How to Create a WordPress Plugin

Have you ever wanted to add some functionality to a WordPress site, but you didn’t want to modify any of the WordPress PHP files (functions.php to be specific)? Creating a plugin in WordPress is the answer, and it’s a pretty simple task. It can open the door to whole new world of possibilities when working with a WordPress site.

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Installing WordPress Locally Using IIS

I recently setup WordPress on my local machine so I could try my hand at developing plugins. It seemed daunting at first, but it turned out to be a fairly easy process.

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