Viewing posts from March, 2015

A stroll through the python-social-auth code

This post contains a rather long-winded meander through a typical python-social-auth sign-in flow. What's the point? Well, personally I found the best way to really get to grips with how python-social-auth works was to just trace through the code, and if nothing else, this blog post gives me some ...

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Wordpress notes from someone who knows nothing about Wordpress

As I mentioned in my previous post, I have very little experience with WordPress, and I am just getting started. This post consists of a few notes that I have learned so far (admittedly it's not much!)

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How to clone a live wordpress site to your local Ubuntu LAMP

I usually work with Python and Django, but recently a friend asked me to help out with some work for a small WordPress site. The first step was getting a clone of the live production website onto my Ubuntu laptop so that I could play about without breaking anything important ...

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How to take a screenshot of a webpage

It's a frequent occurrence when making a web portfolio, or putting together the promo images of an app, that you need to take screenshots of a given size of your beautiful website. How can you do that without the image being blurred or slightly the wrong aspect ratio?

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