How to Configure Automatic Updates in WordPress

WordPress has released a new feature in 3.7 which provides the ability to roll out updates in background automatically. This would ensure that your WordPress site always has latest updates. Site administrator(s) won't need to keep track of all plugin and core updates and apply them manually.

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How to download and run Android Emulator via Command Line on Windows

The Android SDK includes a mobile device emulator which allows us to run android virtual device on our computer. In this article, I will show you how to create and run an android virtual device on Windows using command line. We will use the latest system image for our virtual device by using Android SDK. So let's get started! Follow the steps listed below:

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How to download and install BlueStacks App Player on Windows

BlueStacks App Player is a desktop gadget which lets you run android applications on your PC (Windows/Mac). It is basically an android emulator which can be run on your desktop allowing you to access and run android applications on full-screen (including games). Here, I will show you how to install BlueStacks App Player on Windows.

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How to create and render listview with autodividers in a web page using jQuery Mobile

jQuery Mobile allows us to display a list of items in a mobile friendly manner using listview component. The listview in jQuery Mobile comes packed with many features such as making a list filterable (with the help of search box) or grouping list items into various sections using dividers. This comes in handy when you have to render long lists. Here, in this article, I will show you how to implement listview of jQuery Mobile framework and configure it to automatically generate dividers for its items.

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How to create ToolTip for a Windows Form Control using Visual C# (in .NET Framework)

Sometimes, we may want to display important help text to the user when he or she hovers over a control. For example, you may have a label in your application and you want that the user should know upon hovering what the label text signifies. This is when ToolTip comes into picture. Tooltip is basically a small “hover box” in which the information about the item being hovered upon is displayed. Here, we will learn how to add ToolTip to a windows form control (consisting of labels and textboxes) using C# (in .NET framework). Suppose we have a label as Salary and corresponding to it two textboxes in which some random figures are getting displayed, as shown below:

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How to create and render dialog in a web page using jQuery Mobile

In jQuery Mobile, dialogs are very similar to the pages except that they are themed differently to look like a modal dialog. They are generally used to notify user or verify some action the user is about to take. With the help of jQuery Mobile it is very easy to create and display dialog in your mobile web applications.

Here for demonstration purpose we will take up a scenario where user clicks on an external link. Before redirecting the user to the external link we will verify whether he/she really wants to go to the external site by displaying a dialog box. If the user confirms then we redirect the user to the external website otherwise we redirect him/her to the original page.

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How to create random alphanumeric password in PHP

At times, you may need to generate and provide your website user with a new or default password. For example, if a user has forgotten his/her password then you may need to generate a new password for him/her.

Or you may want to provide default password to newly registered users after they have verified their e-mail address. It is obvious that password generated in these circumstances should be random in nature.

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How to display a retweet button in your posts in WordPress

Social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, etc provide a powerful medium for website administrators to promote their content and in turn increase traffic flow to their website. Retweeting button is a powerful tool to publicise your content on Twitter. Retweet button in your post provides the user with an option to share your content on Twitter, if they find it interesting. When a user clicks on retweet button, a tweet corresponding to your post is automatically posted to the Twitter which helps in bringing targeted visitors to your website.

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