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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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Django development over a local area network

Recently I found myself in the situation of wanting to allow a colleague access to the django development server and the css files on my computer, so that he (the frontend dev) could work simultaneously on the same source, whilst I made backend changes, in a way such that we ...

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Quickly setup multiple pane and multiple window sessions in your terminal

For a while now, I've been using Byobu to manage my terminal sessions. It is essentially a wrapper for tmux (or alternatively screen), allowing you to split your terminal into multiple panes, multiple windows and "detatch" from the terminal without killing the session (i.e. to leave some long-running ...

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