Fix for WordPress user registration process while ‘Better WP Security’ is installed

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The users of ‘Better WP Security’ plugin should know that it changes the WordPress default login, logout and register URL to custom ones. If the WordPress site is installed with the referred security plugin and user registration is turned on, the registration process will be broken. It will simply load the page and will do nothing. Few search reveals the solution is to change the core wp-login.php page to alter the register URL and add the secured key generated by the ‘Better WP Security’. I didn’t agree with the solution as it leads to hack the core. So, I came up with the following solution that will work at theme level or with plugin level. Here’s how:

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What’s New in jQuery 1.9

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jQuery 1.9 was released on January 15, 2013. The version marks an important milestone in jQuery’s evolution:

  • Several deprecated features have been removed to provide a slimmer, cleaner library in preparation for version 2.0
  • It will be the last to support IE6, 7 and 8

Don’t rush off and download it just yet – there are a number of migration issues to consider. The long list of 1.9 changes means few sites are likely to escape unscathed. Continue reading

How to handle an error that is already produced by jQuery document ready event

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Most of the times, while working with jQuery, we used to face a very common issue with other plugins or jQuery snippets throwing error in the document ready event that prevents other jQuery code stopped working due to the error already occurred in the document ready event. It’s important to remember that if a document ready event triggers error, other jQuery code will stop working. You may be working with Joomla, Drupal or WordPress or any other CMS with lots of plugins or extensions and you are writing your own. Things go messy when your jQuery code is correct, but others are not and hence your code is not working. The question is how to solve this issue?

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How to implement “Floating Facebook Sidebar”

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These days adding Facebook like box in any website using Facebook Social Plugins is common to increase number of likes to your page. But, it also occupies a good amount of space when showing it with faces, streams etc and user might need to scroll through your page for this. If you want to stay there in your page but, you don’t want to occupy the area by it, here is a solution with jQuery based Floating Facebook Sidebar. Continue reading

WordPress plugin “sharebar-reloaded” pre-release note

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I’m excited to let you know that I’ve completed working on WordPress plugin “sharebar reloaded” that is the descendent of it’s popular “sharebar” plugin. While working on my client’s site Red94.Net, I encountered a weird issue with the “sharebar” plugin when it stopped working with my “tabbed widgets reloaded” plugin installed in the site. So, I took a look of the code and found some interesting places where I could improve the code. Continue reading

WordPress plugin “tabbed-widgets-reloaded”

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I’m pleased to introduce the popular “tabbed widgets” with support of WordPress 3.3.1 and few new features. It’s available at http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/tabbed-widgets-reloaded/

Various users have reported that the “tabbed-widget” plugin breaks on WordPress 3.3.1 and added a work around in some way to make it work. I’ve changed the plugin code in order to make it work for WordPress 3.3.1 and also added a functionality to add custom CSS so the core CSS does not require a update. Continue reading