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Too many thumbnail images created for your WordPress site?

I found this code helps control the bloat. It's especially helpful to be able to "unset" image sizes created by parent themes that aren't used in child themes. For that, just change 'thumbnail', 'medium' or 'large' to the name that the theme author created and you will no longer have those sizes generated.

A nice companion to this is to use the "Regenerate Thumbnails" plugin, as you will probably find that you want to delete all of the additional sizes that were created from the original photos and start fresh by regenerating only the sizes you need.

#wordpress   #image   #bloat   #unset   #functions  

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Remove WordPress default media image sizes — Studiograsshopper
How to stop WordPress from automatically creating any or all of the default image sizes during the media upload process.

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Do you have a WordPress site and would you like to use shortcodes in your sidebar…

Do you have a WordPress site and would you like to use shortcodes in your sidebar widgets? Employ this one line of code in your functions.php file and you'll be able to add shortcodes in text widgets.

add_filter('widget_text', 'do_shortcode');

#wordpress   #functions   #shortcodes  

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How to enable shortcodes in WordPress widgets
Shortcodes in WordPress are small snippets of text that you can enter into a post or page body which trigger a larger function to run at that position. It’s the equivalent of inserting a program inline with your content and it’s useful in many scenarios. Wouldn’t it be nice to have this power in sidebar widgets as well?

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Automattic acquires BruteProtect

This is great news! I will try this out and may be consolidating my current line-up of security plugins.

#wordpress   #bruteprotect   #automattic   #security  

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Automattic Acquires BruteProtect To Help Keep WordPress Users Safe | TechCrunch
WordPress now powers so many websites, it’s no surprise that it’s a favorite target for hackers. To keep its users safe, Automattic – the company behind both..

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Well this is cool

#wordpress   #searcheverything   #plugin  

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Search Everything for WordPress Reborn, Now With Writing Helper
Every blog needs good search functionality. Visitors want to find content
they desire, and the blogger needs to find their own posts when linking.

Search Everything is the most reliable and efficient search plugin for
WordPress.org. It extends WordPress’ default search engine so that you can
find more types of content. You can control which custom taxonomies, 
attachments, types of comments, etc. that the plugin should consider when
s…

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