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Woocommerce Role Based Taxes or Prevent Wholesaler Shipping Tax

By DJ Nickles

While creating a Woocommerce product you can indicate whether or not the product is taxable using the Tax Status and Tax Class fields. But if you’ve enabled Shipping Tax in Woocommerce settings, then wholesale customers will still see a shipping tax. My solution: add a Woocommerce role based tax exempt filter to the child theme. It…

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Protectionism Bad, Localization Good

By DJ Nickles

Protectionism is bad for the economy as was demonstrated in the late 1920’s early 1930’s. Import taxes or any other special interest subsidies artificially inflate prices and ultimately reduce the quality of life for everyone except the benefactors of the subsidy. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are 9 million US workers in…

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Source Code inside a WordPress Blog Post or Page

By DJ Nickles
[code language=”insert language here from list below“] your code goes here [/code] The language (or lang) parameter controls how the code is syntax highlighted. Supported Languages: actionscript3 bash clojure coldfusion cpp csharp css delphi diff erlang fsharp go groovy html java javafx javascript latex (you can also render LaTeX) matlab (keywords only) objc perl php…

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Domain Mapping Without a Plugin for WordPress Multisite Installation

By DJ Nickles

Domain mapping for WordPress multisite installation used to require a plugin such as “WordPress MU Domain Mapping” (free) or  “Domain Mapping” (premium plugin good for automation and monetizing network) or “Pronamic Domain Mapping” (free).  That is no longer the case. The following variations are domain mapping solutions for a subdomain multisite that don’t require a…

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Caution: Is Your Gmail Account at Risk?

By DJ Nickles

Your Gmail account could be at risk along with everything in it and everyone attached to it. The same holds true for Facebook, Twitter, your bank accounts, and any other account that requires a login. There is a phishing exploit that is gaining traction and sooner or later you’ll be exposed to it. Here is…

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Storyboardography, Website Development and Coding

By DJ Nickles

My lack of genius requires me to be a storyboardographer. Having worked with clients of all shapes and sizes, I’ve learned to rely on storyboard-ing a project so that the buyer can get a feel for the UI and the flow before the coding begins. The way I do that is layout a non-working page…

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Woocommerce Star Rating Displays “SSSSS”

By DJ Nickles

Woocommerce star rating symbols can sometimes lose the stars styling which will result in SSSSS being displayed. It can be a theme or plugin issue and usually appears after an update of some sorts. My solution is to add the following custom CSS .woocommerce .star-rating, .woocommerce-page .star-rating { width: 6em !important; } Let me know…

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Bill Watterson (of Calvin and Hobbes fame) Returned Briefly for Charity

By DJ Nickles

Bill Watterson collaborates with Stephan Pastis on a 3 strip sequence for charity.  HERE, HERE, and HERE. The full story is found on Pastis’ blog.

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If you think you’re not having a good day then watch this video about a guy who smashed into a paint truck.

By DJ Nickles

Are you seriously complaining about your life? Compare yourself to this guy who smashed into a truck carrying yellow paint…

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Bill Watterson (of Calvin and Hobbes fame) Returned Briefly for Charity

By DJ Nickles

Bill Watterson collaborates with Stephan Pastis on a 3 strip sequence for charity.  HERE, HERE, and HERE. The full story is found on Pastis’ blog.

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December 15, 2015 at 03:20PM Today’s Calvin and Hobbs

By DJ Nickles

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December 15, 2015 at 12:41AM Today’s Calvin and Hobbs

By DJ Nickles

via Calvin and Hobbes Daily http://bit.ly/1IRsup2 December 15, 2015 at 12:41AM

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December 13, 2015 at 07:30AM Today’s Calvin and Hobbs

By DJ Nickles

via Calvin and Hobbes Daily http://bit.ly/1I1E94O December 13, 2015 at 07:30AM

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December 12, 2015 at 03:06PM Today’s Calvin and Hobbs

By DJ Nickles

via Calvin and Hobbes Daily http://bit.ly/1RhiPLi December 12, 2015 at 03:06PM

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December 11, 2015 at 02:03PM Today’s Calvin and Hobbs

By DJ Nickles

via Calvin and Hobbes Daily http://bit.ly/1UenfRU December 11, 2015 at 02:03PM

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December 10, 2015 at 10:17PM Today’s Calvin and Hobbs

By DJ Nickles

via Calvin and Hobbes Daily http://bit.ly/1NR4vCv December 10, 2015 at 10:17PM

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December 10, 2015 at 12:43PM Today’s Calvin and Hobbs

By DJ Nickles

via Calvin and Hobbes Daily http://bit.ly/1jR5V88 December 10, 2015 at 12:43PM

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December 08, 2015 at 12:59PM Today’s Calvin and Hobbs

By DJ Nickles

via Calvin and Hobbes Daily http://bit.ly/1lMLlan December 08, 2015 at 12:59PM

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