Create a WordPress Post from Node.js

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WordPress uses an XML-RPC interface by default. XML-RPC is a remote procedure call (RPC) protocol which uses XML to encode its calls and HTTP as a transport mechanism. With WordPress XML-RPC support, you can post to your WordPress blog using many popular clients. You could even consider writing your own client application using Node.js. Let’s do a proof of concept.

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Make WordPress Remember A Login Forever

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To keep track of who you are, WordPress uses cookies to store important information needed for it to work. Once you are logged into your WordPress account, information is stored to that little file which lets the system know the exact time when you got there and so it can identify you later on.

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Anatomy of a WordPress Plugin

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To learn the anatomy of a WordPress plugin and how plugin works, we will start looking at a simply plugin, a plugin that comes pre-install with WordPress.  It is the “Hello Dolly” plugin.  In fact this plugin is there to show you an example of how to do a WordPress plugin.

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How to Style Contact Form 7 Forms in WordPress

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Contact Form 7 can manage multiple contact forms in WordPress, plus you can customize the form and the mail contents flexibly with simple markup. The form supports Ajax-powered submitting, CAPTCHA, Akismet spam filtering and so on.

The biggest downside is that the out of the box forms you add are very plain looking. Thankfully, Contact Form 7 can be easily styled using CSS in your WordPress theme. In this turorial, we will show you how to style contact form 7 forms in WordPress.

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Play Background Audio on your WordPress website

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Sometimes it is nice to low ambient sound effects in the background of your website, to set a mood or for some other purpose. There are plenty of websites where you can download such files, or you can make your own. It’s best to go for something that seamlessy loops and is not to distracting to the user.

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How to Create a List of Forbidden Words for WordPress Titles

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If you manage a multi-author blog and want authors to avoid using certain words or phrases, then this will come in handy.  If an author has publishing rights, then the unwanted words can go live on your website. You can prevent this by taking away publishing privileges from users, but this means more work for you as you will have to review and publish posts yourself. So in this tutorial, we will show you how to create a list of forbidden words for WordPress titles.

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