Archive for August, 2009

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Posted On: 2009 / 08 / 18

Packt Publishing is running their third annual Open Source CMS Award. Last year, Drupal was #1 and Joomla was #2. Two years ago, Drupal was #1 and Joomla was #2. See a pattern here? No more! :) Vote for WordPress! You can nominate WordPress Best Overall Open Source CMS or Best Open Source PHP CMS […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2009 / 08 / 16

Making HTTP requests in PHP is not difficult, and a variety of methods exists: using fopen(), using cURL extension, using file streams with fsockopen() and fwrite() for instance. The problem is: depending on server setup, this might or might not work on another server. The good new is: once again, WordPress has a no-brainer API […][...] → Read more

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Posted On: 2009 / 08 / 10

Mostly thanks to a reminder from WP Tavern's Jeffro, I've done some much needed maintenance on Planet WordPress (if you don't know it, this is another "planet", just like the official WordPress › Planet, that I've been running for 4 years now) (if you don't know it, doh, dude, siriuzly, subscribe to it, it's wicked) […][...] → Read more