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The Big Geek and Startup Weekend in Israel

Last month I participated in two amazing events. The first one is The Big Geek and is considerably similar to the second event called Startup Weekend. They both took place in Israel. The Big Geek II Startupseeds This event was organized by StartupSeeds, a non-profit organisation encouraging teen Israeli entrepreneurs to make their first steps in the entrepreneurship world. Whether it’s by...

PHP Timing

Lately, a fellow web developer of mine asked me why can’t he manage to save the current time in a MySQL table. The problem was that he didn’t understand how the PHP timing mechanism works. That’s why I decided to write this article. Working with PHP is easier than most people originally think. It is after all the general purpose scripting language used in web development. Once...

WordPress Templates Complete Guide & Tips

A theme consists of many files, this can get very confusing very fast. What files are needed? What files runs when and why? Here are the explanations and tips about WordPress template files. First things first, what is a template exactly? A template is a PHP file that is a part of a theme. For example, there is a template for displaying the home page, one for displaying pages and another one for...

“jQuery is not defined” WordPress Error Fix

Do you get “jQuery is not defined” as an error after a fresh WordPress Install? JavaScript not working at your admin panel? Don’t worry, I have the solution. After installing two new WordPress installations with defective admin JavaScript that won’t allow me to Open the menus (in the admin panel’s left side) See the post editors toolbar Install new plugins Install...

FileZilla vs. FlashFXP

I used to having FlashFXP as my default FTP client. It’s fast (so I thought), easy to use and I feel comfortable using it because I know some keyboard shourtcuts. Even in my workplace where FileZilla was the default FTP client that everyone used, I insisted on bringing my disk-on-key with a portable version of FlashFXP. When you start using a particular FTP client it’s very hard to...

YouTube Thumbnailer

I have received a request from someone that wants even more from my WordPress Custom Fields Plugin. He has a category called “videos” which has posts with YouTube videos embedded with some plugin. He wants to put the videos thumbnail as the post’s thumbnail. First, how is the video embedded in the post? It uses the following syntax: Now you can embed it like you would normally...

Post Editor Buttons

Post Editor Buttons? This plugins allows you to add your own buttons to the post edtor’s toolbar. I’m talking about the buttons that you see above your content text area when editing posts (b,i,link,img,ul,li). For example you can add a “h3” button to make subheaders in your post. There are virtually endless buttons you can add. Screenshots Here is the plugins interface:...

Disable WordPress Smilies in Posts and Comments

I hate those small evil graphics If you want to put an end to those annoying smilies that replace your text in posts & comments, follow the next instructions. First, what are smilies? Smileys, also known as “emoticons”, are little faces that help you display various emotions. Text smileys are created by typing two or more punctuation marks like :) and :-( Here is the full list of...

WordPress SEO Tips

WordPress is a great search engine optimized system even right out of the box but there is a lot more to do if you want to improve it. If you have a blog or a website, you probably want people to come and read what you have there and this is where the SEO comes into place. About eighty percent of a website’s traffic (traffic = visitors) comes from search engines like Google. If you want to...

Mass Custom Fields Manager WordPress Plugin

Plugin Description Mass Custom Fields Manager (MCFM) is a plugin I wrote in order to help people who use WordPress to manage their post’s custom fields with ease. If you don’t want to spend your time editing each and every single post’s custom fields to the same value or you want to delete/update specific posts you don’t have another tool that let’s you do that. Here...

Hi, Iā€™m Oren. Iā€™m a technologist and entrepreneur.

I started coding at a young age, served in IDF's Technological Unit, worked in Silicon Valley, and co-founded a VC-funded startup acting as CTO.

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