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Reducing Wordpress database size

code

After having a Wordpress blog running for the last year with 320 users posting to it, and over 1500 posts on it I’ve noticed that the database size has been rapidly approaching the 1Gb size. This struck me as much larger than expected- it...

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Facebook API: Getting counts for likes, comments and shares for page’s feed

code

By default when you request a page’s feed from the Facebook API via /v2.2/[pageid]/feed a lot a JSON is sent back, including very specific data about likes and comment such as who, what, when, etc. However the actual number of...

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Content Drilldown with the Google Analytics Core Reporting API

code

Today I’ve been trying to replicate the content drilldown function from Google Analytics through their Core Reporting API. The solution I came to requests pagePathLevel# in the dimension, and then filters on various pagePathLevel#:...

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Where is all my email space going?

tech

It has been a long while since I have had to worry about how much space I have for emails thanks to Gmail giving me a lot of free space. However that isn’t the same for everyone; many people will still have restrictions on how much space...

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Radcliffe Camera

personal

I was in Oxford last night and snapped this photo of the Radcliffe Camera. This one has gone through a little bit of post-production, but still impressed at how well the Nexus 5 handles low light. I've put the full version on my...

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Wi-Fi Splash Screen

design

One of the projects I've been involved in at work has been turning the embarrassing Wi-Fi splash screen into something beautiful. I'm quite happy with how this one has turned out. I've written up the process on the main...

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