Preventing RewriteBase - Deploy websites and apps on different locations

So I found a topic on stackexchange (for which unfortunately I can not find the link anymore) that had a question if it was possible to set up RewriteRules for sites in subdirectories. I found this to be an interesting topic, since I deal a lot with those kind of sites.

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wp_page_menu forward compatibility with wp_nav_menu

You’ve styled your wordpress menu’s like the following:

#site-navigation li.menu-item-has-children {
    position: relative;
}

#site-navigation ul.sub-menu {
    position: absolute;
    min-width: 100%;
    top: 100%;
    left: 0;
}
/* etcetera etcetera */

However, when you’ve not set a menu for your menu locations, dropdowns no longer work, current menu items are no longer styled, etcetera, etcetera. How do we fix it?

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WordPress gravatar / avatar bug: comment email instead of admin email

The following can happen:

  1. You make a site for a customer
  2. You insert some comments that your customer provides.
  3. Gravatar uses the admin email instead of the comment author email.

How do you get a gravatar image for the comment email instead of the author email?

You need to write a filter function. the get_avatar filter passes the img code as first param, and the id of the author(you) or an emailaddress as the second.

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A simple but smart dump(debugging) function using var_dump and func_get_args()

Every php developer knows the drill. Dumping debug info while developing. You either love it or you hate it. There are several solutions. In this post I will discuss those and suggest a lightweight alternative.

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