How to Upgrade to PHP 7.0 on Ubuntu

How to Upgrade to PHP 7.0 on Ubuntu

PHP 7 promises substantial speed improvements over previous versions of the language, along with many new features, and continues the work on modernizing the PHP language. This tutorial explains how to upgrade to PHP 7 from PHP 5.5.x.

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How to Disable WordPress Emojis

How to Disable WordPress Emojis

As WordPress continues to improve, it adds new features into each release. Some of these features are significant, and some are very subtle. One subtle feature that didn’t notice sneak …

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How to Enable Jetpack Development Mode

How to Enable Jetpack Development Mode

Did you know Jetpack has a development mode? Until recently, I didn’t. While Jetpack is in development mode, features that do not require a connection to the WordPress.com servers can be activated and used on a local WordPress environment for testing and debugging.

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Listing Subcategories on a Category Page in Magento

Listing Subcategories on a Category Page in Magento

I recently was working on a Magento Commerce website for a client that wanted to display all of the subcategories of a category on the category page, to improve basic navigation, and to further enhance and show the range of products that they carried.

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Restore a WordPress Database to Localhost

Restore a WordPress Database to Localhost

Working with WordPress, I often will take a production database and restore it to my local server to verify changes and further aid in development. When doing so, I will always run WordPress under a named virtual host, with frequent production backups allowing me to mimic the production environment. This article will discuss the steps necessary to backup and restore a production MySQL database to a local development environment, and configure it to run against a local named virtual host or URL.

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