5 Best invoicing tools for freelancers to make your life easier

For freelance business owner whatever its a small or medium sized business they needs to use an invoicing tool. Choosing a right invoicing tool is very important to grow your business.This will show your professionalism to your client and will bring more trust on you skills.
Today i will share some best invoicing tools for freelancers to make your life easier.

1.FreshBooks

FreshBooks is built for small business owners to get organized and get paid. This is very popular and will be the right choose for small business owner.

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Blank Responsive HTML5 WordPress theme

As the modern browsers are starting to support some parts of HTML5, CSS3 and also the user of iphone and other mobile device are growing rapidly.

So HTML5 responsive web design is getting very popular.

Today i am very much excited to present Blank Responsive HTML5 WordPress theme which will reduce your theme development time.

   

This Blank Responsive HTML5 theme includes:

  • 1.Semantic HTML5 markup
  • 2.1140 css grid
  • 3.widget-ready sidebar
  • 4.Theme Option Panel
  • 5.jQuery, Modernizr

Blank Responsive HTML5

Hope this theme will help you on your next WordPress project.

10 Useful WordPress functions to reduce your development time

This 10 Useful WordPress functions will certainly reduce your WordPress development time.I found this functions when i do some research for my projects. So i think i better share this with you.

1.Custom Excerpt Length

By default, excerpt length is set to 55 words. To change excerpt length using excerpt_length filter, add the following code to functions.php file in your theme:

function custom_excerpt_length( $length ) {
	return 20;
}
add_filter( 'excerpt_length', 'custom_excerpt_length', 999 );

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8 useful PHP code snippets for developers

Today, i want to share you some useful PHP code snippets which may reduce your development time.

1.Send HTML Mail

<?php
$to = "[email protected]";
$subject = "This is my test html email send using php mail function";
$body    = "Body of your message here you can use HTML too. <br /> <h1> Header </h1> ;";
$headers = "From: User \r\n";
$headers.= "Reply-To: [email protected]\r\n";
$headers.= "Return-Path: [email protected]\r\n";
$headers.= <"X-Mailer: PHP5\n";
$headers.= 'MIME-Version: 1.0'."\n";
$headers.= 'Content-type: text/html; charset=iso-8859-1'."\r\n";
mail($to,$subject,$body,$headers);
?>

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Best ways to fight spam on your wordpress blog

Comment spam is a fact of life if you have a blog.To fight with spammer there are some handy WordPress plugin solution to help you.

[1]. Akismet

Akismet uses a unique algorithm combined with a community-created database to “learn” which comments are comment spam and which are legitimate.This plugin costs $5 a month if you make any money from your site, such as through an affiliate link, ad, or paid service.

[2]. WP-reCAPTCHA

reCAPTCHA is probably the most popular and widely accepted CAPTCHA systems by both end-users and site-owners. It is used by such sites prominent sites as Facebook, Twitter etc.
If the user has trouble reading the CAPTCHA challenge, he or she has the option of requesting a new one. If this does not help, there is also an audio challenge which users may use.

[3]. Stop Spam by referrer requests

Use this .htaccess code on your WordPress default .htaccess file to prevent spammers posting on your blog.

RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_METHOD} POST
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} .wp-comments-post.php*
RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} !.*yourblog.com.* [OR]
RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^$
RewriteRule (.*) ^http://%{REMOTE_ADDR}/$ [R=301,L]

And replace yourblog.com with your own website URL when you implement it.

Source: How to deny comment posting to no referrer requests

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