Serve Https Urls on Https Pages

I recently had to dig up some of my old code which ensures https urls are served up on https pages. The function occured to me as being pretty clean, so much so that I thought I should share it with the world :-). First the function that serves up the https:

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Guide to Hiring a Freelance WordPress Developer Part II

5 Questions to Sort the Pros from the Con-Artists and Bodgers 1: Which Files of {Insert Theme or Plugin Name Here} Should you modify in order to {Insert Desired Result} A developer should almost never resort to modifying the actual files of a plugin or theme, unless that plugin or theme is custom developed in […]

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Guide to Hiring a Good Freelance Web Developer – Part I

Posting your Task – Dos and Donts I am a freelance developer and have been now for several years. I have recently started working for invite-only freelancer site (invite-only on the contractor side of course) called Codeable. The site specialises in WordPress and between the 123 WordPress expert contractors that work through the site there […]

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Best Projects September 2014

If you are a regular reader of my blog you may be wondering what happened to July and August, I am afraid to say those months are lost in this respect – lets just say dropping a laptop with a zipdrive plugged in is ok, as long as it doesn’t land on the bloody thing. […]

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Levels and Fields in Web and WordPress Development

I was watching Celebrity Big Brother this morning (recorded from the night before, and don’t say it – my wife and kids love it so I am a reluctant but admittedly pretty hooked watcher), and strutting peacock (or is it just c… nah I won’t go there) James Jordan (from Strictly Come Dancing) was arguing […]

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Most Exciting Projects April, May June 2014

So sorry I haven’t posted one of these in ages (since March to be precise) but I have been slammed with work. As a consequence I have some great projects to share with you for this period, I will list the majority of them by the month and save the best till last… APRIL 2014: […]

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Overriding WordPress Plugin Styles – the Easy Way

Most of you who know me will know I now specialise in WordPress. If you also know WordPress you will know that it is wonderful when an item can be overridden with your own creations or modifications without too much hassle. Today I will give a quick rundown on overriding CSS styles, that applies within […]

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Coolest Web Dev Projects February 2014

Woocommerce Images for Attributes This is one I have been keeping under my hat for a while now. I first wrote the code for this into another plugin I was working on around about this time last year, but I finally had a client who had this requirement specifically, as well as the ability to […]