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ERROR: Unreadable CAPTCHA cookie – RESOLVED!

RESOLVED!  One of the test WordPress instances had an impossible, unpleasant and not covered on Google error message.  When user is trying to register, the CAPTCHA code is displayed properly and validation is correct, but when the button Register is press, the page would display this: ERROR: Unreadable CAPTCHA cookie […]

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Can I debug PHP site on IIS? – Yes

If you have WordPress or any other PHP site hosted on IIS you can debug it for free.  No Apache server is required. You can use NetBeans with Xdebug. This article records all the steps required to debug a PHP site on IIS.  It seems that actual WEB server used […]

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Control WordPress 3.X.X Admin Bar Options for Subscribers

WordPress admin bar contains many interesting and convenient links for admins and editors. But it is totally useless, redundant and confusing for regular users. Here is how to hide it for subscribers while viewing the site. Open your theme functions.php file and add these  lines at the very end: if(current_user_can(‘subscriber’)) add_filter( ‘show_admin_bar’, […]

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Include HTML from HTML and PHP

Just before I forget, this article is about 2 great ways to load (include) HTML file from another HTML or from PHP.  Among other things I will show how to load HTLM file from WordPress text widget. Problem – Why would you need to load an HTML text file in WordPress? Say, […]

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Integrating bbPress Forum with WordPress Theme

Problem When I was preparing to roll out bbPress forum as a part of  WordPress site,  I discovered that process of bbPress user and login integration has a very good coverage on the Internet. This article deals with integrating bbPress forum “look and feel” with WordPress. How to make bbPress forum […]

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Block Remote Comments on a WordPress site

How to block remote comments on a WordPress site?   How indeed?   Here is a question for all of you – WordPress masters out there.   Right now I am a bit puzzled. Problem – Comments without Visits I am noticing that people are posting a spam comments in a very tricky way.  […]