Image Quality Control With Uploaded Images in WordPress

WordPress Image Quality

Controlling the quality of your uploaded image files in WordPress might be something to consider. By default, WordPress doesn’t upload images with 100% image quality. If you want higher quality images or lower image quality, then consider adding this snippet of code to a plugin file or your currently active WordPress theme’s functions.php file.

This is going to be a short post. Mainly just a quick snippet of code. If you’re a developer or feel savvy enough to dive into hooks, this is a quick and useful snippet of code.

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Amazon AWS Route 53 and Custom Nameservers or White Label Servers

Amazon AWS Route 53 and Custom Nameservers

I was previously running my own DNS servers and operating my own custom DNS failover solution. I decided to make a switch to Amazon’s AWS Route 53 service, in hopes to provide better network reliability.  Let me tell you, Route 53 is awesome. Completely worth it. Improved network reliability and faster DNS lookups.

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WordPress the_title Filter Hook Generically and Semi-uniquely

WordPress the_title Filter Hook

I ran into a situation where I needed to apply a callback function to the_title filter hook in WordPress. I thought this would be a simple task. After creating my callback function and assigning it to the the_title filter hook, I thought it did exactly what I needed it to do. Except, then I noticed it was also applying the same filter to navigation items as well. Thus, breaking the layout.

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