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Install wordpress server site

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You can install wordpress by using FTP, but sometimes it’s much quicker to do it server site. Basic linux knowledge is needed!. First SSH into the server. Create a database and database user Connect to mysql with mysql -u root -p and specify the root password. You’re now in the mysql prompt (with mysql > infront).Create a database CREATE DATABASE new_database_name; (replace the...

WordPress just got even better!

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Yesterday WordPress 4.4 was released, with this version they improved this product even more. The most notable new features are, support for oEmbed and an integrated REST API. What is oEmbed and why is this a new amazing feature? oEmbed is a specification for embedding content from an other website right inside the consuming website. This enables (for instance) Twitter to display the excerpt of a...

Hosting a wordpress plugin on Github

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Someone at WordPress decided that if you want to create a plugin for WordPress, you’ll have to host it at their SVN server. Personally I’m not a big fan of SVN, I’m more a GIT person. Lucky for me, it appears I’m not the only one. So for my latest WordPress plugin (REST API – Filter Fields) I used Github. Then I came to a few problems that had to be solved Small...

Filter the fields returned by the wordpress api

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WordPress is a great platform for running a website with a content management system behind it. Around a year ago the released a plugin called WordPress REST API. And this is a really nice addition to WordPress. This plugin enables you to retrieve all the posts/comments/terms in a really easy JSON format. JSON vs XML In the last few years JSON has become the default way for app developers to...

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