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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

Map Keystrokes Ctrl + Tab And Ctrl + Shift + Tab To Microsoft Intellimouse Buttons
Ever wanted to map a mouse button to a character you can’t enter into the Intellimouse/Intellipoint control panel, such as the Tab key? Here’s how.

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.

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..

Display Published Date In Google Search Results
Display the Date a Web Page Was Published in Google’s Search Results

Enable EPG TV Guide In Media Center
How to enable the Electronic Program Guide for TV broadcasts in Vista or XP Media Center for use in Australia.

Firefox Extension: Paste And Go 3 1.0.5
This simple Firefox extension provides a configurable keyboard shortcut which will instantly paste and go (open or search) whatever is in the clipboard. It is a great time saver.

Ignore Files In Git .gitignore But Keep Directory
How to .gitignore all files in a directory, but keep the directory

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?

Hotlink Protection
How to protect files from hotlinking

Remove Folders From Media Center’s Media Library
How to remove folders from Media Center’s Media Library, including those that you can’t normally.

How NOT To Redirect OWA On Exchange 2010
How to simplify the Exchange 2010 OWA address without causing all sorts of problems.

Template-Based Site
Make a simple PHP-based template-drive site

Useful Linux Commands
A little list of basic commands I keep needing, but which I don’t use often enough to bother remembering. It’s basically an online sticky note. These are specific to CentOS.