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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
How To Activate An XP Mode VM On Windows 10
You are running Windows 10 and you want keep using an XP Mode virtual machine after its activation has expired
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.
Ford Falcon BA-BF Custom Carputer Guide
How to build and install a car pc or car computer in a BA or BF Ford Falcon
Correcting Clock Drift On A CentOS VM Under Hyper-V On Server 2008 R2
How to correct clock drift on a CentOS 5 virtual machine guest running on a Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V host.
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
Windows Taskbar Refuses To Auto-hide
How to fix when the Windows Taskbar refuses to auto-hide.
Songs From Gossip Girl’s Pilot Episode
What is the complete list of songs and when they were played in the pilot episode for Gossip Girl?
Drop In PHP Caching Function
Cache complex content using PHP without greatly modifying the existing code structure.
Prevent Caching Of Dynamic Web Pages
How to prevent caching of web pages using PHP.
Soundblaster Live ASIO Support
How to use a Soundblaster Live with APS drivers to provide ASIO support
How To Fix Windows 7 Bug Where “thumbs.db” Prevents Renaming Or Deleting Most Recently Viewed Folder
You receive an error “The action can’t be completed because the folder or a file in it is open in another program. Close the file or folder and try again” and it mentions Thumbs.db.
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.
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.