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How to Fetch RSS Feed/News in WordPress

Introduction Fetching RSS feeds in WordPress can be efficiently handled using the fetch_feed() function. This built-in WordPress function which simplifies the process of retrieving RSS feed items from a remote (WordPress) site. Step-by-Step Guide Example how to fetch and display RSS This is a standalone php script that loads wp-config and WordPress. It would be […]

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WordPress Developer Desk Code on a Computer Screen Highlighting the Transition from Using Curl for Http Requests

Why New & Seasoned WordPress Developers Should Avoid Direct php cURL Requests and Use WordPress HTTP API Instead

As WordPress continues to gain popularity in the CMS market, it attracts developers from various backgrounds, including those with strong PHP skills. However, some PHP habits, such as directly using cURL for making HTTP requests, can lead to less maintainable and less secure code. WordPress offers a powerful alternative with its built-in HTTP API, which

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How to Disable Hardware Acceleration in Visual Studio Code

For some reason you may need to disable Visual Studio Code’s hardware acceleration. For example in Ubuntu it’s slow. !Backup! Before you do anything backup the settings. CTRL+SHIFT+P and type runtime you should see this kind of option. https://code.visualstudio.com/updates/v1_40 … or you can edit $HOME/.vscode/argv.json file. (Linux) that line is commented. When I uncommented it

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WP-CLI ASCII Output Example

How to Preserve WP-CLI Table Formatting When Redirecting Output

WP-CLI is a powerful command-line tool for managing your WordPress sites. It provides various commands to interact with WordPress, similar to how MySQL CLI allows you to manage MySQL databases. One of the useful features of WP-CLI is its ability to display results in a neatly formatted ASCII table, making it easy to read and

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How to Fix docker.errors.DockerException: Error while fetching server API version: HTTPConnection.request() got an unexpected keyword argument ‘chunked’

You will most likely see this error even on a fresh Ubuntu installation. It’s really strange how nobody caught that. Yes, it’s frustrating, I know especially if you’re very busy. it is possible to that this error is related to some python modules/libraries  requests<2.29.0′ and ‘urllib3<2.0 according to the ticket below. They suggest downgrading but

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PHP Warning: file_get_contents failed to open stream: Connection refused in script.php

You can create a temp file in your document root folder and after the tests you will need to delete it so you don’t expose extra sever info to always curious spammers/hackers. if you get this php error you may need to check your php.ini settings to ensure that the allow_url_fopen ini setting in the

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