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Batch convert Images on Windows and Linux

I encountered a common problem when preparing images for the web (e.g. this blog), from screenshots or from renders. These are usually available as .tiff or .pnm formats or have been processed with GIMP resulting in .xcf file. Converting these to .pngs or jpegs with GIMP or some viewer software makes it a click intensive task. There are a plenty of applications with GUIs for this task. These are however bloated with functions one normally does not need. There is a faster way to do this with a simple batch script. Continue reading Batch convert Images on Windows and Linux

Iframes in WordPress

I recently got into huge problems with iframes on WordPress. I tried a lot of things and was not really sucessfull. The background probably is, that wp tries to avoid any imput with the iframe tag. So, what happened to me was, that the admin user was able to create an iframe, BUT as soon as the html code of the post got updated by another user, the iframe was gone as if had never been there. So I propose using a plugin to input iframes with wp’s shortcodes (e.g. iframe).