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Redirect category images to external site

Had a request to make the featured image of all custom posts in a specific category redirect to external pages, each link being different, and the client needed to be able to change the URLs on demand. Not sure if the approach I took was the best, but it seemed to work!

The custom taxonomies were created in ACF. The idea was to make a meta box in the custom post that would save the inputted text to the database, which inturn could be called later.

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Apple watch coming soon

I like new Apple stuff, and I like watches.

Early next year the new watch from Apple will be available, and I am certainly looking forward to it. There seems a good amount of choices and comes in two face sizes — 1.5 and 1.65 inches, but I do worry that you will have to have a new iPhone at launch, though the iPhone 5 should be ok.

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Update WordPress to Version 4.0

Hi all, new version of WordPress (version 4.0) is out. There is some blurb below. Please remember to back up your database, and any core files you have altered when you update your site. Here is a quick checklist for you:
Backup your database
Backup all your files at your hosting
(Square Apple provides hosting with daily automated backups so have a think about switching over!)
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Spam comments for links

It is nice to get comments on the things you have written and shared, but like many sites, I still get an awful lot of people submitting comments for cheap links, without reading the blog or even being relevant to what has been written. Not to mention most don’t even make sense. I thought I would share a few with you anyway.

Photo Flickr (creative commons) : by epSos.de

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Tunisian Street Art

Found some amazing images on the Guardian site today, thought I would share them, see the original story here.

It sounds odd to invite people to scrawl over the walls of a picturesque Tunisian village. Usually, graffiti is not welcome, but what happens in Erriadh is unique…

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