Twitter now allows you to get DMs from your followers without following back

Spotted this a few minutes back. This is a good move from Twitter. You don’t need to follow back anyone to receive DMs. This takes out the mandatory followback requirement to chat with someone out. Though that user needs to follow you first to send DM. That requirement hasn’t changed.¬†Although this is a global option… Continue reading Twitter now allows you to get DMs from your followers without following back

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How to reference files properly in parent/child themes?

Child theme is arguably the best thing that happened to WordPress themes. But still I see many people who create a child theme incorrectly use wordpress functions to refer to the images and stylesheets which result in broken urls. WordPress provides four functions to refer to the different files inside parent and child themes: get_template_directory(),… Continue reading How to reference files properly in parent/child themes?

WordPress sites under attack

As reported by Cloudfare, Hostgator and several other webhosts around the world, WordPress sites are under a heavy attack by some sort of botnet which is using brute force technique to try and log in “admin” to various blogs by using over 90,000 IP addresses from around the world. While web hosts and Cloudfare are… Continue reading WordPress sites under attack

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Do your good deed of the day – Revoke access to Twitter clients you don’t use

I talked about Twitter’s new API restrictions few months back. And March 5 the day when it happens is approaching. Guess what? Apps have started feeling the heat already. Just 2 days back, Falcon Pro – one of the bes apps for Twitter on android ended up hitting the 100K token limit. Worse is that… Continue reading Do your good deed of the day – Revoke access to Twitter clients you don’t use

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