July 1, 2015

Web design and development collection #6

css, mobile, app, development, animation, prototypes, heatmap, design, symmertry, assymmetry, icons, mock-up, perspective, startup, checkbox

June 15, 2015

Web design and development collection #5

code, css4, selectors, sports icons, invoice, generator, email, templates, human eye UI, colors, contrast, control, wordpress, hosting, VPS

From XAMPP to Vagrant WordPress

Ernest Marcinko Blog, Hosting, Testing, Tutorials, Wordpress 2 Comments

I’m sure most if not every developer is using some kind of local server tool for development. The greatest advantage of using local development server is that you don’t depend on a hosting provider, and it works without internet as well (in most cases). I’ve been using XAMPP for a very long time, as it was very comfortable to use, …


Bulletproof queries in WordPress – preventing SQL injections

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When developing WordPress plugins, securing potential SQL injections is extremely important. With a well written SQL injection the attacker might gain access to your database, your blog back-end and steal your data, or make modifications you won’t even notice. What is an SQL injection? SQL injection is a technique where malicious users can inject SQL commands into an SQL statement, …


Ajax Search Pro for WordPress 4.5 features

Ernest Marcinko Blog, Commercial Plugins, Wordpress 2 Comments

Another huge update is released for Ajax Search Pro, this time aiming at performance and relevancy, and of course lots of requests fulfilled 🙂 Unfamiliar with the plugin? Check out the product page on codecanyon. New Features Index table & index table search engine (link to the documentation) User search Attachment search Search text button Better keyword suggestions Help & Support …

Ajax Search Pro for WordPress 4.0 – features

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Not familiar with Ajax Search Pro? Check you the demo! About two weeks ago ASP v4.0 was finally uploaded to codecanyon. This is one of the biggest updates since version 3.0. Have you updated yet? Go ahead and download it from the codecanyon page. Some long requested features were finally implemented: Compact search layout mode Visual Composer compatibility (add-on) Full …


Moving to Digital Ocean – The beginners guide

Ernest Marcinko Blog, Hosting, Tutorials 4 Comments

A few weeks ago I made my decision to move from my hosting company. I couldn’t handle constant down times, unanswered tickets. I figured I should step up my game and take my virtual private server into my hands – switching from managed to non managed VPS hosting. Digital Ocean seemed like a good choice. You can access their website at: digitalocean.com …


Ajax Search Pro Nulled

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If you reached this article, you are probably trying to find a “Nulled” or Free download of the Ajax Search Pro plugin. Sorry, but this is the official site, I can’t offer you a free copy of the pro version, but you can grab the Lite version anytime. Before you leave this page, allow me to explain why you should …


Ajax Search Pro for WordPress – version 3.5 features and changes

Ernest Marcinko Blog 2 Comments

In case you don’t know what Ajax Search Pro for WordPress plugin is about, then check it out on codecanyon or the demo page. You will love it. This version had take much longer to release than I expected, but it’s worth it 😉 New features Creating various fields (radio buttons, range sliders, dropdowns) connected with custom fields (post meta) …


Related Posts Plugins performace – measured

Ernest Marcinko Blog, Reviews 15 Comments

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 …

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. …


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 …