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Find last day of a month in PHP

Here’s a simple trick to find the last day of a month using PHP. $date_of_last_day = date("Y-m-t", mktime(0, 0, 0, $month, 1, $year)); This will give you the last day of any given month/year combination…

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Quick post thumbnail check in WordPress Admin

The post thumbnail feature introduced in WordPress 2.9 is an absolute boon, but the WordPress core developers missed a small trick which would have made the use of post thumbnails even easier. Wouldn’t it be…

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A fresh look at Internet Explorer support

Google recently declared that their web applications will no longer support Internet Explorer 7, a decision I welcomed publicly on Twitter when the announcement was made. Because Internet Explorer has historically treated web standards with…

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Are you ready for WordPress 3.2?

WordPress 3.2 is due for release at the end of this month, and as with most WordPress “second digit” releases, it includes a large number of changes. Some of these changes are in the requirements…

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jQuery UI Datepicker in WordPress Admin

If you create your own WordPress plugins or themes, you will probably have found yourself in a situation where you have added a date field to a plugin’s admin page – maybe a date associated…

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