Category Archives: PHP

Exploring the Unofficial Google Reader API

Google Reader has no official API. ¬†However, folks have figured out ways of using the existing API even though Google has not officially published any documentation. There is a Google Group:¬†Friends of the Unofficial Google Reader API | Google Groups. … Continue reading

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vCards as QR Codes with Google Chart API

Here is an example of a vCard turned into a UTF-8 encoded URL string. Once we encode it in this fashion, we can put it in a URL formatted for the Google Chart API that will generate a QR Code … Continue reading

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WordPress CMS: testimonials, custom fields, and random posts

Today I had to set up a way to organize and publish the content of customer testimonials. Excerpts from these testimonials were going to appear in the left column of the page, in addition to being able to viewed in … Continue reading

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Sections of a WordPress Site

Sometimes it’s useful to know whether the current post or page is within a specified hierarchical section of the site. For example, I may have a page on my site called “Super Funky”, and some child pages dedicated to James … Continue reading

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