Create rewrite rules for friendly url for WordPress plugin custom queries

I have this personal web application that was built from scratch last year and has already been considerably indexed by google. I used some Apache mod rewrite to make the urls friendly. Last week I decided it would be faster/easier to jumpstart the project again if I just focus on my application and just use a framework to handle other intracacies like abstractions, security and etc. I was aiming for CodeIgniter but got a glimpse on BuddyPress for WordPress(not a framework) which has most of the features I want for my app. So long story short I ended up porting my application to be a plugin for WordPress.

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My Free WordPress Templates Project

I started a section on my blog for original free Word Press templates that I have created. I will be releasing a new template for every week till next year of April. That is a total of 20 free Word Press Templates. Totally free, so check back often.

My first free template is CSS 2.1 and XHTML compliant and I named it Brown Novu – fast loading, simple and elegant, inspired by the brown color of my skin. Three column layout with widget support.

Brown Novu

Brown Novu

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WordPress error- Is its parent directory writable by the server?

Been using WordPress now for about 4 months on my projects and I occasionally find problems with plugins and themes but not on WordPress itself. I seem to be getting good at troubleshooting some.

Yesterday my host changed servers, then I upgraded to the latest version of WordPress and everything got whack on uploading images in the admin with this error.
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WordPress Firefox add-ons for screen capture

Recently I needed a screen capture addon for Firefox for a WordPress project I was working on. What I needed was an easy way to capture a screen then save the screenshot easily without using Photoshop or Paint for the task. I then have to upload the capture to my wordpress post.

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WordPress parse error: syntax error on PHP 5.2.x

Here is a short WordPress troubleshooting tutorial for theme tweaking.

A theme I’m working on runs fine and was tested on PHP 4.3.x locally in my machine, I tried testing on PHP 5.2.x and I immediately encountered syntax error on WordPress. Traced the problem to be inside the Loop in WordPress. Sharing it here for those having hard time making their themes work on their host.

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