Category Archives: Free Stuff

How to access another Database in WordPress

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wpdb is the class that helps you to manipulate the database in WordPress. But you can not access it directly, you have to use the global object $wpdb to manipulate the database. The Database configuration is stored in wp-config.php during installation process. Highlighted like this


SetTimeout random interval in javascript

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Just few days back i got a request for my client to making a script that Increment Number with random interval. Then i thought to make a small plugin that generates random interval. How it works, is start number increments with a default value (1000) and set a cookie to user’s browser and every time this script update the cookies value so that when the user refresh there browser he/she get the same last incremented value. You can control the setTimeout random interval to change the value in the following line var rand = Math.round(Math.random() * (2000 - 200)) + 200;

Random hex color Generator JavaScript

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Short and effective script to generate random hex color. We start with random number to multiply with white color (Hex Code is 0xFFFFFF ), now we have to convert the random generated values into the hexadecimal value to display the color. To convert integer values into hexadecimal i have used .toString( radix ) where:

  • 2 – The number will show as a binary value
  • 8 – The number will show as an octal value
  • 16 – The number will show as an hexadecimal value