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Quickly Setup and Start Using DBVisualizer

DBVisualizer is one of the most useful Database IDE’s available.  I have used it at many different companies and for personal projects as well.  I like DBVisualizer it in part because its publisher DBVis Software offers both a free version for personal use and a pro version for businesses.  Unlike most free tier software, DBVis has made the decision to unlock most of the applications functionality.  Allowing individuals and companies to check out what their tool can do with no immediate risk to their... Read more

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Fixing the 2MB limit in WordPress

WordPress has a default limit of 2MB for any file uploaded to the system.  However, the value is easy to change by adjusting some PHP settings on the server.  Let’s look at two ways to change the configuration values to set the limit to suit our needs. The 2MB limit is determined by two PHP configuration variables.  These variables are upload_max_filesize and post_max_size.  The values can be set in the php.ini file or a .htaccess file.  Let’s look at each of these options. Changing... Read more

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Using the WordPress Feed to Display Posts on Your Website

WordPress is a great stand alone solution for blogging.  You can quickly adopt themes and launch a blog site in under an hour.  However, sometimes you will want to provide access to your content through another website or application.  You can provide this content quickly with the WordPress feed using RSS.  We will walk through an example in PHP that can have you linked to your blog in minutes. The WordPress Feed First, let’s verify you can see your feed.... Read more