• Fixing LED light interference with your Cycling Computer

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    I wrote not long ago about the items you really need to train and judge the results of your training. As I mentioned then both my cycling computer and my heart rate monitor seemed to choose when to work. So I called Sigma to ask about the computer not working. I’ll totally admit that part…

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  • WP e-Commerce Drag and Drop Sorting Bug

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    Today we’ll look at a bug (yeah another one) in WP e-Commerce that deals with ajax product sorting. The short story is that if you use the drag and drop sorting of products while viewing all categories you’re screwed. Yeah that’s right you’ll get duplicate products and not all of the products will show up.…

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  • WP e-Commerce – A Theme Developers Nightmare

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    update: WP eCommerce has updated to 3.8 which makes things much better. Still a few template issues but we’re on the right track. I’ll certainly try to update with thoughts on the update. This week I’ve worked on 3 different e-commerce projects. Two worked with WP e-Commerce and one with Shopp. Admitely the Shopp work…

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  • A Clean WP e-Commerce Theme

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    If you’ve ever worked with WP e-Commerce themes you know the code is pretty terrible. Not only can you not include the template files in your normal WordPress theme and have them work, the code is duplicated all over the place. Want to change the purchase button? Well you need to edit single_product.php, product_list.php, list_view.php…

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  • WordPress 3.1 New Features

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    Today we’ll go over some of the new features in WordPress 3.1 like the new Network Admin menu, the Snack Bar Plugin, internal linking, and Post Formats. For a full list of features visit WordPress.org [podcast format=”video”]http://blip.tv/file/get/Curtismchale-WordPress31NewFeatures436.mov[/podcast]

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  • Push, a Productivity Killer

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    As a person that runs my own business that has one employee (me) I’ve become painfully aware of the fact that I only earn money when I’m actually working, I trade my time for pay. I don’t have any viable means of earning residual income, it’s just a straight up trade. With that fact sitting…

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  • WordPress Taxonomy Images Plugin

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    Custom Taxonomies are awesome in WordPress but unfortunately most of the ‘solutions’ to various problems deal only with categories or tags still. Recently I had to add an image to my custom taxonomies and @_mfields again had a plugin that solved my problem. Unfortunately there was one little ‘gotcha’ with the plugin which we’ll go…

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  • The Weigh In

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    For the 2 people that actually read this, you’ll notice I’ve been silent for a bit. We recently spent 6 weeks in Ontario and I was unable to fit my stationary trainer in the car so the bike was left in BC. This means I spent 6 weeks with little/no physical activity. Sure I got…

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  • OS X CRM – Relationship by Jumsoft

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    Lately I’ve been getting enough contacts that the Apple address is getting stretched outside it’s boundaries. So I’ve started to evaluate my work flow for dealing dealing with and following up on contacts for work. Current Workflow Currently for any contact I make a note in the Address Book notes field with any extra information…

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  • Using stripslashes() with Theme Options

    Using stripslashes() with Theme Options

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    **Update:** This is not the right way to do this. Use WordPress functions to sanitize data. April 27, 2012 While I might be showing a bit about my PHP naivety but while working with theme options recently I found that some of my content had a just before a single quote. Now I knew it…

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