Monthly Archive: July 2011

Jul 26

How to: Add Google Adsense ads to your WordPress site (no plug-ins needed)

If you look out there you’ll find there are a number of plug-ins available for WordPress around using Google ads in your site, but if you are not looking for any fancy functionality/reporting capabilities then you are better off just using the Text widget provided by default in WordPress. Below are some simple instructions on …

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Jul 25

How to: Easily explore technical artifacts in SharePoint 2010 and even delete site collections and webs

As a SharePoint developer you probably find yourself in the situation where using the SharePoint central administration becomes a rather painful task as many of them take several clicks and it is not easy to obtain a nice tree view of all the information you need and take actions on them. However, if you look …

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Jul 25

How to: Telerik RadGrid loses it’s state of expanded and contracted groups whenever you databind

The grouping functionality of the Ajax control RadGrid from Telerik is probably one of its most attractive features. However, many users might encounter themselves in a situation where you can take action on any given element and you wish to update the information being displayed on-screen to correspond to the action you’ve taken on the …

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Jul 22

From where does ASP.Net tries to load Assembly files?

The answer can be found if you look at the error message when ASP.Net can’t find the assembly. Below is a list of places it would look for the assembly for Telerik.Web.UI: LOG: Attempting download of new URL file:///C:/Windows/Microsoft.NET/Framework64/v2.0.50727/Temporary ASP.NET Files/root/7b4cc07f/99d5b9e0/Telerik.Web.UI.DLL. LOG: Attempting download of new URL file:///C:/Windows/Microsoft.NET/Framework64/v2.0.50727/Temporary ASP.NET Files/root/7b4cc07f/99d5b9e0/Telerik.Web.UI/Telerik.Web.UI.DLL. LOG: Attempting download of new …

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Jul 22

How to: Uninstall an assembly (dll) from the GAC

So, you probably have already tried going to the GAC and selecting uninstall, if not, below are the instructions: Navigate to the GAC, which is located at %systemdrive%WindowsAssembly. Right-click on the assembly you wish to uninstall, click Uninstall, and then click Yes to confirm.  In my case I kept wondering why I can’t possibly follow those simple instructions. …

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Jul 20

How to: Remove the “An automated WordPress update has failed to complete – please attempt the update again now.” message from WordPress

I’ve had some issues with automatic updates in WordPress and I’m kind of blaming Godaddy for it. When I was using my previous hosting provider all the updates always worked from within the application but now either a folder can’t be created / deleted, it get’s stuck… I don’t know anymore. Regardless, Jetpack wasn’t able to get …

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Jul 19

How to: Call a base constructor in C#.Net

Recently I decided I wanted to start creating children classes to handle my Exceptions, but I ran into the issue that I couldn’t quite call the base constructor and I kept asking myself why if I didn’t define a constructor the class couldn’t use the base class and automatically expose them. So below is kind …

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