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How to display number of list subscribers from MailChimp in PHP with API 3.0

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Today I was trying to show the total number of list subscribers for a Mailchimp list I maintain. I found some more complex solutions using API wrappers (like drewm’s wrapper on Github) but they were more complex than I needed, and still didn’t fully solve the issue – just presented the tools.  So a friend ...

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How to solve ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS with WooCommerce, WordPress, and Chrome

A quick note for anyone experiencing this ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS issue I spent half the day trying to fix today, since I found no blogs on it. Apparently, Chrome was the only browser throwing this issue. I had a client’s e-commerce site (WordPress and WooCommerce) which suddenly started throwing Too Many Redirects errors today. Safari, Firefox, and IE all worked ...

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Pulling data from a server in Swift

This post is part of my udacity iOS Nanodegree program. I recognize it’s beginner stuff. 🙂  Let’s say you need to grab some data from a server in your iOS app. Here’s a method I discovered on the Hello iOS Swift blog which illustrates a great way to download an .mp3 and store it locally ...

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Promoting Apps with “Smart App Banners” on your Site

If you’ve got an app for your website or company, odds are you’d like to let your users know about it when they visit your site. Previously, we’d been using an annoying (yes, I know it was annoying) modal js snippet which popped up a window essentially saying “hey! we’ve got an app”. Before you ...

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10 iPad Apps Web Designers Should Have

When I first bought my iPad (the original), I thought – here is the perfect device to manage my business while mobile. No more need for lugging a (beautiful) laptop around on quick 1-3 day trips. It took a few years for the apps to catch up, but with the release of Panic’s Diet Coda ...

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Mac OS X Apps I Can’t Live Without

When I first bought my iPad (the original), I thought – here is the perfect device to manage my business while mobile. No more need for lugging a (beautiful) laptop around on quick 1-3 day trips. It took a few years for the apps to catch up, but with the release of Panic’s Diet Coda ...

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Email Obfuscation – Confusing Spammers

I hate spam – I get a ton of it. For those of you who need to have publicly listed email accounts, this is the best solution I’ve found for obfuscating your publicly listed email. It encodes via rot13 (a common cipher which rotates all letters 13 steps). It maintains the mailto: feature (clickability) and ...

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vBulletin: Remove Post Title if it’s Blank

Here’s another good code snippet. vBulletin allows for post titles, but users very rarely actually use this. Thing is, vBulletin displays the post title area even if there’s not one set. You wind up with what looks like either a signature out of place or a missing bit of text. I decided to remove this, ...

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