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Just applied the WordPress Upgrade 3.4 and nothing broke. 1

Just applied the WordPress Upgrade 3.4 and nothing broke.

By Pieter Hartsook / June 13, 2012 / 0 Comments
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Just applied the WordPress Upgrade 3.4 and nothing broke. 2No news is good news! I applied the WordPress Upgrade 3.4 from 3.3.2 and so far I haven’t found any conflicts with my themes of plugins on this site. And I use a lot of plugins (currently using 29) since I use this as a

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Weaver Theme Demo List - why I like this WordPress theme 3

Weaver Theme Demo List – why I like this WordPress theme

By Pieter Hartsook / April 22, 2012 / 2 Comments
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Weaver Theme Demo List - why I like this WordPress theme 4The website you are looking at right now is using the WeaverII-Pro Theme. In order to show the contrasts and similarities between Suffusion and Weaver I made this site a facsimile

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test slate

By Pieter Hartsook / April 3, 2012 / 0 Comments
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https://slate.adobe.com/a/78Z5K

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Testing a new Picasa and Flicker plugin for WordPress – Photonic

By Pieter Hartsook / September 19, 2011 / 0 Comments
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I just pasted the URL of a Picasa album below (http://picasaweb.google.com/107310476656218787840/PieterSUkulele)

Using the raw URL doesn’t does work, but making it a link will take you to the album at Picasa

Using the Photonic “shortcode” will also make it work. The general shortcode format is:

[bracket]gallery type=’picasa’ user_id=’abc’ album=’ablum_name'[closebracket]

So I’m going to use

[bracket]gallery type=’picasa’ user_id=’107310476656218787840′ album=’PieterSUkulele'[closebracket]

And here’s what you get, a nice gallery, with lightbox/slideshow effects.

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TimThumb security risk and solution – find out if this affects you!

By Pieter Hartsook / September 8, 2011 / 0 Comments
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alertThere is a great post on the background of this problem by Mark Maunder that I recommend you read to understand the severity of the issue:

Technical details and scripts of the WordPress TimThumb.php hack

But even better, Mark has written a WordPress plugin that you can install. It will find any vulnerable

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Testing WordPress 3.2 Release Candidates

By Pieter Hartsook / June 27, 2011 / 0 Comments
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I thought I’d try out the upcoming version of WordPress since it’s now already rolled out on wordpress.com. I want to see what plugins and themes break before I recommend upgrading to my clients.

So far everything seems to be working with RC2, RC3 3.2 (with one exception….*)

* BackWPup plugin is currently busted, but there is an interim workaround patch for a previous version that works with WP 3.2.

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