Kevin C Pirnie

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High Performance WordPress and Server – Part II – Theme Development
Jun 12 2016 Kevin P

High Performance WordPress and Server – Part II – Theme Development

In part I, I walked you through my server setup to achieve a 1 second load time for my site.  It is a WordPress site, with a custom theme I developed. I gandered at the possibility of by-passing WordPress’s front-end engine, however, I found myself needing some of the built-in functionality WordPress offers.  Items like custom […] Read More
Simple PDO Wrapper Class and Functions
May 31 2013 Kevin P

Simple PDO Wrapper Class and Functions

Hey folks, since PDO is taking over, I figured it was prime time for me to jump the bandwagon of direct db access, and take the plunge into PDO. As a result, I have built myself a nice and simple PDO Wrapper class and some extra functions to do all the work that one would […] Read More
MySQL ZipCode Radius Search
May 30 2013 Kevin P

MySQL ZipCode Radius Search

Today, boys and girls we’ll be talking about how to do a Zip Code Radius Search in MySQL; how to set it up, and how to use it. This has been tested in MySQL 5.1+, so please do not try it in anything lower than this, because it probably will not work. Now, you may […] Read More

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