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Supperfood – Not so tasty after all

This month’s surprise box from Degustabox contained two bottles of “Superfood” by the Austrian company Friya. With basil seeds. OK, nowadays basil seems to be a superfood, too. The stuff isn’t too tasty after all. The basil seeds are covered with a slimy substance. The whole thing looks like frog spawn.   The drink is …

WordPress: add_filter or add_action? It actually doesn’t matter!

It’s a doctrine of WordPress plugin development: Use actions to expand the functionality and filters to change information. We’ve all heard it, we always follow that demand. Always? Well… … if I want to add some functionality and nowhere near or far there is an action hook in the core but only a filter hook, …

Firefox Add-On version hack: Cutomize titlebar

If I want to tweet a link of a site currently opened in my Firefox/Waterfox browser I using the “Hootlet” from “Hootsuite”. This little Add-On simply takes the text  of the titlebar of the browser and adds an ow.ly link so I can tweet it with a single click. Unfortunately Firefox adds “Firefox” to the …

WordPress: New Version 0.5 of LinkList plugin

For a long time there was no update of my Linklist plugin because it simply worked, no need for a change. The other day I got a request to expand the functionality and I agreed to the proposal. Version 0.5 now contains the option to include/exclude individual posts or pages from displaying the linklist: The …

WordPress – You’ve got updates!

On March, 11th an update of the popular plugin “WordPress SEO” was published because the previous version contains serious security vulnerabilities (CSRF and blind SQL injection). During the day some people noted that Yoast didn’t use all possible channels to call attention to the situation. I personally couldn’t understand the problem because I already had …

Job advert in flickr HTML code

The other day I ways looking into the HTML code of the flickr site and found this:

I think this is a really cute idea because if you decide to look at the code you probably have some understanding od the stuff…

New version of Linklist (v0.4) WordPress plugin

A user of my WordPress plugin Linklist wanted to use it in conjunction with a Like/Unlike plugin. Unfortunately Linklist also listed the like/unlike links of the plugin and put the list behind the Like icon: This is not the way it’s supposed to be. So I added two more options: You can define several class …

Minor update to pagebar plugin (v2.65)

The last update to the pagebar plugin has been made over a year ago. Since all new ideas will be included in version 3 and the plugin was working fine with every new update of WordPress there was no need for an update. The other day Borisa Djuraskovic of

It’s a real Casio!

Watches do have a a common problem: the good one’s are quite expensive and you don’t want to scratch them during daily handicrafts. The cheap one’s are kaputt after such a short time that buying them isn’t worth it. This week a big German chain store offered a Casio F91-W for 9,99€. I couldn’t say …