WordPress phone home – Spyware or justified?

Posted on: August 4th, 2012 by Sarath C 3 Comments

As a WordPress site admin, are you aware of the fact that wordpress.org is collecting back many of your site details without your permission? If not, it is true that all your wordpress installations are sending the following data back to wordpress.org servers at regular intervals and whenever you are upgrading your site. Following are […]

Search engine optimization (SEO) plugin for Elgg 1.8

Posted on: August 2nd, 2012 by Sarath C No Comments

Today we have released a new plugin for Elgg 1.8 series which aims in fixing the SEO problems in Elgg.  Though Elgg is the best open source social networking platform, it lacks SEO. The new version of Elgg has a better SEO friendly titles than the previous versions. But it was lacking a general metatags […]

Free desktop wall paper calendar for August 2012

Posted on: August 1st, 2012 by Mohammed Aqeel No Comments

As part of the monthly release of new Wall paper calendar series, here is our 2012 August calendar with London Olympics 2012 as the background. Download free desktop calendar wall papers for August 2012. Multiple resolutions are available in the download pack of the free August 2012 calendar. Download Now

Easily create a new widget for wordpress with top level categories only

Posted on: July 29th, 2012 by Raez Mon No Comments

We were in need of a custom widget for wordpress which lists all the parent categories on sidebar. There are many ready to use plugins available for the same, with too much features. But our need was very limited and we were not interested in adding extra plugins for getting simple wordpress functionalities. Because the […]

Show a pre loader until the Big image completely loads

Posted on: July 29th, 2012 by Mohammed Aqeel No Comments

This is a simple method of showing a pre loader to users until the loading of a big image in your webpage is completed. Sometimes when you embed a big image inside your webpag,  it will take minutes to get it loaded completely or at least few seconds before the first bit of it is loaded. In this time […]

Create a simple photogallery with jQuery in five minutes

Posted on: July 25th, 2012 by Sarath C 2 Comments

This is a simple tutorial which will help you to create a simple photo gallery system for your web project in less than five minutes using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (jQuery). Following is the screenshot of the final product. Step 1: Load the jQuery library <script src=”http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.7.2.min.js”></script> Step 2: The HTML Markup The most important […]

Shortcodes for Elgg

Posted on: July 23rd, 2012 by Mohammed Aqeel 2 Comments

The shortcodes system introduced by WordPress waaay back in version 2.5 was a great way of adding theme-specific styling through a simple-to-use tag in your post editor, or in your theme’s coding. The advantage of using short codes is to get the functionality with the limited number of codes. The same code can be used for inserting […]

Recursively walk in a directory and delete all matched files with php

Posted on: July 9th, 2012 by Sarath C 4 Comments

This simple code snippet will help you to recursively walk in a directory and delete all matched files. For example if you have a nested directory with around 10000+ folders and you want to remove all the .txt / .htaccess files inside that directory and sub directories, you ca use the following function. Copy and […]