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Winamp

20 July 2022

Twenty-five years ago, Winamp was born, a media player for Windows that I have always loved. I discovered by chance that there is a web version and a WordPress plugin derived from that version. Enjoy.


Finding the words

27 June 2022

Last Thursday, I learned that Paolo Valenti, aka Wolly, passed away. I have been trying to find the words to say so many things since Thursday, from how sorry I am to how important it was for me to know him and how important he was for the WordPress community...


Free time

26 May 2022

I imagine that each person has their particular way of relaxing: take a walk, go to the beach, pursue their hobby, and so on. The undersigned instead takes up this blog and does things. In this case, it is now possible to browse the blog entirely in English, from the...


Update post count for taxonomies in WordPress

11 October 2021

This is a trick that has been useful to me many times, especially when I have had to import data from some other source. In this example the function retrieves all the taxonomies that are not those integrated into WordPress, but only the customized ones. By changing the _builtin parameter...


Block some plugins from updating in WordPress

11 October 2021

In this example, the update is blocked for Akismet and Classic Editor, but it can be used with any plugin. Don’t do this unless you have no alternatives. /** * Block some plugins from updating * * @param array $parsed_args * @param string $url * * @return array * @throws...


Remove the jQuery Migrate notice

03 September 2021

Let’s say, for compatibility reasons, you can’t completely remove the jQuery Migrate script from your beautiful WordPress theme, and so far, everything is fine. But seeing the warning in the console info all the time, that’s it, thank you, but no, thanks. Four lines of code, and yoùll never see...


So, about the newsletter

01 September 2021

It’s amazing how pretty much all the plugins I’ve tried to get a newsletter on WordPress, even the one I’ve used for a while, are basically a kind of cancer: invasive in the admin interface, billions of mostly useless options, a bunch of additional tables on the database (one of...


New year, new theme

03 January 2021

The new year’s list of good intentions was very short: just one, to finish the new theme for this blog by January 3. And here it is, in all its glory: based on the official Timber starter theme and Bootstrap 5, as well as boot, the starter theme that you find...