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How to rename a WordPress URL in MYSQL

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This is how you can rename a WordPress URL using a SQL script. This can also be done against a Docker container.
The script requires two variables to be set. The first is the old site name and the second is the new site name.  I’ve included some examples of how to set and pass these variables into the SQL file.

Fixing broken widgets in WordPress admin

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Recently I was asked to fix some broken features in a WordPress admin system. Now WordPress have an active release cycle and so it’s admin system is usually quite stable, so my first guess was a recent plugin update may of broken something.

Replace WordPress search with Google Search

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One of the biggest drivers on the web is searching for information and the largest search engine on the internet is Google. So why stick with the default search engine in WordPress which is, lets face it pretty poor at best. Instead using the default WordPress search feature you can tap into the power of Google search and display the results on a designated results page

How to add a Google Reader feed to WordPress

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You may of noticed that in the footer there is a Google RSS feed to other web development blogs that I read. The feed is collected in Google Reader and will change whenever the feed picks up new content

Embedding JavaScript in WordPress Posts

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Some of my posts such as the wordCounter jQuery plugin include external JavaScript files via a condition in the themes header file. This is demonstrated in a previous WordPress tutorial. In answer to Anands question about triggering JavaScript functions from a within a page, I’m going to explain how to quickly embed a script within […]