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nickihastings / boo-who.js
Created Mar 22, 2018
Check if a value is classified as a boolean primitive. Return true or false. Boolean primitives are true and false.
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function booWho(bool) {
// What is the new fad diet for ghost developers? The Boolean.
//check if the value 'bool' is strictly true or false, this means the value is a Boolean Primitive and should return true.
//Everything else should return false.
if(bool === true || bool === false){
return true;
else {
return false;
nickihastings / print_admin_menu.php
Last active Apr 12, 2021
Debug admin menu - print to screen
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//this will print the admin menu in array form so you can determine slug names from value [2] for use with remove_menu_page()
add_action( 'admin_init', 'print_admin_menu' );
function print_admin_menu() {
echo '<pre>' . print_r( $GLOBALS[ 'menu' ], TRUE) . '</pre>';
nickihastings / wpml-formidable-duplicate-post-langs.php
Created Feb 18, 2020
Duplicate a post created with Formidable Forms frontend post submission, so that it is available in all languages. Needs WPML.
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add_action('frm_after_create_entry', 'add_translation', 30, 2);
function add_translation($entry_id, $form_id) {
$forms = array( 64 ); // <---- change or add form ids here, comma separated, e.g. (24, 53, 64)
// check if form id is in array, if so run code
if( in_array($form_id, $forms) ) {
nickihastings / exact-change.js
Created Apr 9, 2018
Design a cash register drawer function checkCashRegister() that accepts purchase price as the first argument (price), payment as the second argument (cash), and cash-in-drawer (cid) as the third argument. cid is a 2D array listing available currency. Return the string "Insufficient Funds" if cash-in-drawer is less than the change due. Return the…
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function checkCashRegister(price, cash, cid) {
//change all decimals to whole numbers for ease
//First work out how much change is needed
var change = (cash * 100) - (price * 100);
//Next work out how much cash there is in the cash register using
//reduce to add all the values and turn to whole numbers
var totalCash = cid.reduce(function(accum, current){
accum = accum + (current[1]*100);
nickihastings / pairwise.js
Created Apr 17, 2018
Given an array arr, find element pairs whose sum equal the second argument arg and return the sum of their indices. If multiple pairs are possible that have the same numeric elements but different indices, return the smallest sum of indices. Once an element has been used, it cannot be reused to pair with another. For example pairwise([7, 9, 11, …
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function pairwise(arr, arg) {
//if its an empty array return 0
if(arr.length === 0){
return 0;
//reduce the array by looping over the array and checking if the
//sum of the current element and another element = the argument.
//if they match and the indexes of both are different, add the indexes to
//the output array.
var pairs = arr.reduce(function(accum, curr, index, array){
nickihastings / wp-hide-admin-menu.php
Last active Apr 15, 2020
How to hide an admin menu in WordPress based on a user role
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/* check if user is administrator - only show downloads menu if is admin */
add_action( 'admin_init', 'nh_remove_menu_pages' );
function nh_remove_menu_pages() {
global $user_ID;
//if the user is NOT an administrator remove the menu for downloads
if ( !current_user_can( 'administrator' ) ) { //change role or capability here
remove_menu_page( 'edit.php?post_type=wpdmpro' ); //change menu item here
nickihastings / aux-functions.php
Last active Feb 18, 2020 — forked from fredrikwoll/aux-functions.php
Programmatically duplicating a WordPress post
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* Duplicates a post & its meta and it returns the new duplicated Post ID
* @param [int] $post_id The Post you want to clone
* @return [int] The duplicated Post ID
function duplicate($post_id) {
$title = get_the_title($post_id);
$oldpost = get_post($post_id);
nickihastings / Positive-and-Negative-Lookahead.js
Created Oct 10, 2019
Use lookaheads in the pwRegex to match passwords that are greater than 5 characters long and have two consecutive digits.
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let sampleWord = "astronaut";
let pwRegex = /(?=\w{5,})(?=\w+\d{2})/; // Change this line
let result = pwRegex.test(sampleWord);
// Your regex should use two positive lookaheads.
// Your regex should not match "astronaut"
// Your regex should not match "airplanes"
// Your regex should not match "banan1"
// Your regex should match "bana12"
// Your regex should match "abc123"
nickihastings / restrict-possible-usernames.js
Created Oct 10, 2019
You need to check all the usernames in a database. Here are some simple rules that users have to follow when creating their username. 1) The only numbers in the username have to be at the end. There can be zero or more of them at the end. 2) Username letters can be lowercase and uppercase. 3) Usernames have to be at least two characters long. A …
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let username = "JackOfAllTrades";
let userCheck = /^[a-z][a-z]+\d*$/i; // Change this line
let result = userCheck.test(username);
// Your regex should match JACK
// Your regex should not match J
// Your regex should match Oceans11
// Your regex should match RegexGuru
// Your regex should not match 007
// Your regex should not match 9
nickihastings / movie-quotes-tweet.js
Created Feb 2, 2018
Random movie quote generator jquery ajax call to api and tweet button to tweet out quote.
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//get the quote api information with Ajax
var bgCols = ['#2e67f7','#ea5c30','#38b582','#683a20','#59357d', '#555'];
function getQuote(){
var num = Math.floor(Math.random()*6+1);
url: "",
type: "GET",