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Downgrading WordPress

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Have you ever updated to the newest version of WordPress, and then noticed that your site starts to have a bunch of problems? Don’t freak out. A lot of the times, it’s an issue with a plugin or theme that’s not compatible with the newest update. Sometimes (rarely) there’s an issue with the WordPress update itself. […]

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WooCommerce Shortcodes

The first four shortcodes are used for special WooCommerce pages and are sometimes automatically inserted into the pages by WooCommerce during installation. They should not otherwise be used. All others can be used throughout and can be used more than once.   Shortcodes for WooCommerce sites only Shortcode Parameter Meaning woocommerce_cart none Shows the content […]

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How to move a Joomla website

So I’ve been volunteering for an NGO called Otra Cosa Network in Peru and as part of my volunteering I have been teaching young children to swim, but of course I get roped into helping with their website.  A busman’s holiday I know..! So their existing website is using Joomla so the first step for […]

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Creating and Publishing to NuGet

Now that we have a Nuget Server installed and up and running we will want to deploy our packages. First you’ll need to install the nuget.exe command line bootstrapper Installing NuGet.exe Download NuGet.exe Place NuGet in a well known location such as c:\utils on your machine Make sure that NuGet.exe is in your path Then […]

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Setting up a NuGet Server

Whether it’s your company restricts which third-party libraries their developers may use or just you need your own private repository to store all your protected work.  A NuGet Server is what you are after. Before I start I need to mention a few things about NuGet Gallery, which I spent a good two days trying […]

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User Stories

Here are some helpful pointers for writing User Stories A Story template “As a <User or role> I want <Business Functionality> So that <Business Justification>” Example: As a Account Holder, I want to be able to withdraw funds from my checking account, So that I can buy some bling. Stories are not “mini” Use Cases a complete specification a contract intended […]

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GitHub for web Designers

Unless you’re a one person web shop with no team to collaborate with, you’ve experienced the frustration that goes along with file sharing. No matter how hard you try, when multiple people are working on a single project without a version control system in place things get chaotic. If you work with developers on the […]

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Google authentication get email from ASP.NET Identity

So how do you obtain the external user email (the one authentication by google), first name and name in an ASP.NET website using ASP.NET Identity? var email = externalIdentity.FindFirstValue(ClaimTypes.Email); and here is getting the type public static string FindFirstValue(this ClaimsIdentity identity, string claimType) { Claim claim = identity.FindFirst(claimType); if (claim != null) { return claim.Value; […]

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I can’t believe I couldn’t find a working solution to this after an hour of searching. I’m following this articleon Entity Framework 6.0 which gives a simple walk-through on Code First. I created the project and installed the latest EF Nuget package for the project to compile. I also verified that I have Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Express […]

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