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Weekly Top 5 #57 – Conversations, Coding and 56 years of TV

One Video: How to have better conversation How good are you at conversations? Are you distracted or are you really paying attention? Are you listening to the other person or listening just enough so you reply with something witty? NPR radio host Celeste Headlee has some fantastic points we should be paying attention to make us […]

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WordPress the_excerpt() not working with Chinese Text

WordPress’ excerpt is pretty useful, if the article doesn’t have predefined text as excerpt, it would  automatically create one using the first 55 words from your post to make one for you. If the original text is: The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyranny […]

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Reminder for creating custom WordPress sidebars

This is one I keep on forgetting and have to Google on numerous occasions, so I’m adding it to my blog as a reminder.  I like to refer to the Sidebar in WordPress blog by Justin Tadlock, it’s old, written in 2010, but as far as I can see it still work. There’s 3 parts to […]