Posts by tag: plugins

Displaying Random NextGEN Gallery Images

In NextGEN Gallery plugin for WordPress prior to version 2.0, it was possible to display a limited number of random images from one specific gallery — like so: This would output eight random thumbnails from the gallery with ID 25, each time different pictures when the page is refreshed. Unfortunately (“thanks” to the company which […]


Unwanted Escaping Backslashes in WordPress 2.9

After an update of a WordPress installation (2.8.5 to 2.9.1), I noticed that one of the plugins, Stray Random Quotes, stopped working properly: each time I submitted or updated a quote containing apostrophes or quotation marks, it came with escaping backslashes in front of these characters. A couple of teacups later I figured out what […]


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