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Improve Advanced Custom Fields Relationship And Post Object Fields Search
How to get the ACF Relationship and Post Object fields to sort by search results relevance, only show published posts, search by URL, and exclude the current page
Kindle Root Password Generator
Amazon’s Kindle uses a root password derived from the serial number. This tool will help you calculate your Kindle’s root password.
How To Delete Mac Hidden Files From Windows
You are running Windows and you want to delete the annoying hidden files Macs make, like “.DS_Store”.
Enabling Digital Audio S/PDIF Pass –Through Via HDMI On DisplayPort
How to send digital S/PDIF surround sound to an HDMI device via the DisplayPort on a Dell Latitude E6500..
Control Caching Of Dynamic Web Pages
How to control caching of dynamic web pages.
Exchange Management Console Permissions Gone
How to correct error “you don't have sufficient permissions to view this data” from the Exchange Management Console Organisation Configuration
Send An Email To All Group Managers Via A Reactive Rule In Drupal 7
The idea was that when someone signed up and requested to join a group, the administrators (not just the author) of that group would get an email letting them know someone had requested access.
Apache Module Mod_rewrite Test Page
A test page for the Apache mod_rewrite module showing which variables mod_rewrite receives.
How NOT To Redirect OWA On Exchange 2010
How to simplify the Exchange 2010 OWA address without causing all sorts of problems.
How To Register For GST If You Already Have An ABN (in Australia)
How to register for GST using the Australian Government’s/Australian Taxation Office’s ATO online Business Portal when you already have an ABN and an AUSKey.
Intel Wi-Fi: Unsupported (too Old) EEPROM
How to determine that you have bought an “engineering sample” version of an Intel Wi-Fi card.
Windows Media Centre Remote Control & Winamp
How do I make my Windows Media Centre remote control work with Winamp?
WWW SQL Designer: Visual Web-based SQL Modelling Tool
WWW SQL Designer allows users to create database designs, which can be saved/loaded and exported to SQL scripts. Various databases and languages are supported. Ability to import existing database design.
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Bypass PHP Output Buffering When Using Apache Mod_deflate
How to output content immediately to the browser by bypassing PHP’s output buffering using flush() & ob_flush() while still using Apache mod_deflate to compress page contents.