AMP – Accelerated Mobile Pages

Google recently announced a project AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages). AMP is a framework that allows web pages to load faster on mobiles which is an open source initiative. AMP aims to reduce load times of web pages dramatically on smartphones. Websites are losing readers because of slow loading of webpages. Google partnered with 30 large...

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How to publish actions on facebook timeline (for facebook apps) – 2015

Publish Stories, Actions, Objects Facebook allows users to share their experience with apps they use. Those experiences are nicely termed as Stories or Open Graph Stories User’s interactions are called as Actions, they are the verbs in the stories. Graph API can be used to manage custom actions and predefined actions (also know as...

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Have you updated your Facebook Apps, No FQL support anymore

With the release of Facebook SDK version 2.1 Facebook pulled out support for FQL. If your apps are using FQL you may considering upgrading with the new SDK immediately in order to not lose your app users. While FQL is deprecated, new FB sdk has many new features that helps app developers to give a...

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Building large scale web apps with WordPress

Choosing WordPress for your web applications and possibilities of scalability. Speech at WordCamp

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How to publish actions on facebook timeline (for facebook apps)

Update: This article was written in 2011 and not applicable now. We have another article published in 2015 that talks about how to publish stories/actions on facebook timeline You would have noticed updates like Somefriend has won the battle game Somefriend has read this article in this app These are called activities and they are posted...

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Facebook App access token

What is Facebook app access token? Every facebook app is given an access token. While developing facebook application there are a lot of situations where app publishes on behalf of user, retrieves certain user information from facebook. For these operation facebook api requires access tokens for authentication, as user’s access token has some expiry...

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Adding extra column in WordPress users page

WordPress allows us to add custom fields for users using add_user_meta. These custom fields can be shown in the users page as an additional column. Step 1: You can add the column using WordPress Filters as given below add_filter( 'manage_users_columns', 'add_user_column' ); This will call the function add_user_column, which can take one parameter $column. $column is the...

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WordPress & Facebook – A way to integrate

Why WordPress + Facebook WordPress is the fastest growing web application development platform. This will be used as application development framework more widely in the near future. Facebook is the third largest country in the world with over 700 million users and still growing. As the user login system has almost saturated, application developers...

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How to remove WordPress 3.1 Admin Bar

WordPress 3.1 has come up with an Admin Bar features that lets you connect with the backend. This is useful when the site admin manages multisite.  When portals are built WordPress site admins do not want this admin bar to show up. You may use the handy plugin hide admin bar which hides this...

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