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Related Posts Plugins performace – measured

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Last week I found out that many WordPress hosts ban many of the most popular plugins from their users. Most of these plugins are Related Posts plugins. I guess they are afraid of excessive database usage. However I myself was interested in this topic as I already made one related posts plugin myself, called Related Posts Lite. Before you continue, please …

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CSS :not() vs. jQuery :not() – not the same

Ernest Marcinko jQuery, Tutorials 2 Comments

Most of you might already have heard of pseudo classes in CSS, might as well about the :not() negation pseudo class as well. It does what it sounds like it does, selects an element, which is not represented by it’s argument. It’s important to notice that it can only take a simple selector. Keep in mind, that there might be better and …

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Removing unwanted output from ajax responses

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This article is might be helpful to WordPress or other CMS plugin developers, where your plugin/module/theme get’s to meet with lot’s of other 3rd party plugins/modules/themes. It’s a great thing, that these CMS systems give you the opportunity to build your website, however these 3rd party applications might not work together well, no one can guarantee that. Often times I …

Ajax Search Pro 3.x – A live WordPress search on the next level

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A few months ago Ajax Search Pro was refactored again. Right now the plugin is more robust then ever. I’m listening to customer feedback all the time, and I’m regularly taking notes when solving support tickets. Some requests I can fulfill, some I can’t. There are always some key points/features I start with, then I move to less important ones. …

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Related posts lite – free plugin

Ernest Marcinko Free Plugins, Wordpress 2 Comments

After releasing the pro version, I have decided to make a free version of the plugin as well. Of course it has a lot less options, but enough for a simple regular usage. The plugin features 6 different layouts as well. Related posts lite is a simple related posts plugin, yet with a very powerful related posts engine. In fact …

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Related Posts Pro for WordPress

Ernest Marcinko Blog, Commercial Plugins, Wordpress 2 Comments

Lately I was looking into related posts plugins, but I haven’t found any for my exact needs. I’ve decided that the next project then will be a related posts plugin with as many features as possible. So I made one: Related Posts Pro for WordPress. Why is it better than the other ones? I needed a plugin with features like …

Changes in WordPress 3.9 you should know about

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Widgets One of the nicest changes are widget customizability. I’m still missing conditional tags like: don’t show the widget on certain pages and similar. It’s still nice to see an update on the widget interface. Key changes: Live preview of the widget changes! – Honestly, the best change ever. Now we can all test the changes on the production environment! …