Remove emoji support in WordPress

WordPress 4.2 introduced a new emoji feature which many were quick to criticise, partly because large parts of the WordPress user community simply didn’t want emoji support, but from what I can gather from forum threads like this, the ugly code it left behind was just not necessary, especially as a core feature that can’t be disabled through the CMS. Don’t worry it can be removed easily.

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Launched another website, Tides UK

I’ve been quietly working away on a personal project over the past few months, it’s now live. Tides UK provides tide times for over 700 UK destinations as well as some in British territories such as the Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Falklands and Gibraltar. Visit the site and take a look around.

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Turn your Raspberry Pi 3 into a PHP 7 powered web server

In this tutorial I’m going to go through the steps to install Apache2 and PHP 7.0 on your Raspberry Pi 3, to create the ultimate low-powered, super quick web server.

Prerequisites

I’m going to assume that you have Raspbian installed on your Raspberry Pi 3. For the best results, I recommend running Raspbian from a USB Flash drive rather than a MicroSD card. See my tutorial on how to do this.

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