Use .htaccess to Rename the login directory or page of a Website

The URL layout configuration with the mod_rewrite (the apache module that handles URL rewriting) in the .htaccess file can be changed.  This is very common with CMS systems like WordPress that have a specific path and you want to rename it. RewriteRule ^login/?$ /wp-admin.php [QSA,L] RewriteRule ^login/?$ /wp-login.php [QSA,L] This will basically translate any request […]

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WordPress php Tricks – shorten the excerpt length of a blog

I won’t take too much time cause you need to cut down on the default WordPress blog  excerpt length. It’s too long and you want to reduce the excerpt words up to 20 words (or less). Just add this code to the functions.php file in your wordpress theme file directory. Here you go.   function […]

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Social Networking Icons, Analytics, and Do People Care if you Share?

Yes, we do care but there’s a lot crap that we don’t want to see.  We live in an age of twitter, facebook, pinterest, and share everything to grow your online presence without paying a crap load of money for online ads.  The easiest but trickiest way to do it, is make something go viral.  […]

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WordPress App for Android

You can download the wordpress ninja app if you click on the photo here.  It's ok I guess? I have really crappy internet service on my phone but if you are using wifi or have a good internest service provider for your phone, it's pretty sweet. You can do a quick post and throw it […]

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The Navigation Menu that kills your Web Design

In a perfect virtual world, we want a “one word” list of menu items. I know structuring a website is a matter of perspective. When I think of music, I think about certain bands or clubs that I like. When someone else thinks of music, they might think about classical musicians like Mozart or going […]

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What are plug ins?

Yes It’s true. The best invention since the beeper. Ok well the beeper (pager) is probably something that some people have no idea what the fuck I’m talking about. It used to be a device in the 90s people used to get text messages before cell phones were affordable. Anyways, plug ins are devices used […]

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How should I structure my page in a website?

OK, that is a loaded question motherfucka? What do you mean? the link, the contents, the css, the header, h1? what do you mean structure? Well let’s begin by the basics. You need a title for the page. Usually shows up on the top somewhere. Second, you should add tags that explain who wrote the […]

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How to Organize the Navigation Menu Correctly

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It’s important to make the navigation as simple and intuitive for the user to get to the right post or page. As you notice. Pages are not blog or news posts. Pages are fixed, never changed and don’t really have a date.They are timeless. Pages can be revised once in a while but they are […]

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