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Instructables Plugin for WordPress

I published a plugin for WordPress that allows you to display projects by username or keyword with options to limit the number of projects, include thumbnails and a few other options that link back to Instructables. https://wordpress.org/plugins/instructables/ If you were to use this on a website what other features would you want included?   1. I'm thinking an alternate layout with thumbnails and titles only that link back to Instructables. 2. Stats? Maybe

Topic by MrRedBeard    |  last reply


Visual Studio plugin

Hello, I would like to install this realtime c++ on visual studio 2008, but I do not know how to. Thanks for any help

Question by jbaker22  


Version 2 of the Instructables Plugin for WordPress is out now

I just finished up version 2 of the Instructables Plugin for WordPress https://wordpress.org/plugins/instructables/ This plugin allows you to list instructables as posts or tiles by username, keywords, groups, all recent or featured on your WordPress site. 

Topic by MrRedBeard  


Does anyone know of a Instructables-like plugin to post DIY type content on WordPress(.org)?

Hi there,Sometimes I have content that wouldn't be suitable or fit well within Instructables.com, and that I know won't be featured or be appreciated here. Does anyone know of an Instructables-like Plugin (or theme) for WordPress(.org) to create long format DIY or Tutorial like content? Specially when it comes to dividing into steps (and being able to easily link to those steps), being able to reorganize steps, and designed to handle a large amount of images linked to those steps. The text boxes on top of images would just be the cherry on top, but I don't expect any plugin to be able to do that.Anyway, just asking since it would be nice to know.

Question by MillennialDIYer  


ANDROID ARNOVA. Possible to plug in webcam via USB?

My Arnova tablet does not have a build in camera. Are drivers available for webcams? If yes, which webcams?

Question by BobS    |  last reply


Is there a program or plugin that will create a playlist to fit a specified time?

I'm looking for something that can create a playlist from a selection of mp3s to get something close to a given time slot. For example, I plug in 15 minutes, and it comes up with 5 songs that will play for a total of 14:52, or 6 different songs that play for 15:12. Does such a program exist? I tried Googling, but couldn't come up with a good search phrase. A plugin for WMP11 would be ideal (yes, I still use WMP).

Question by CameronSS    |  last reply


VB.net VLC plugin take screen shot from the running video ?

Hello every one, I'm making a program in VB.NET that includes a VLC Plugin, according to the video running in the plugin some actions will be taken, my problem is in making a simple button that simply takes a screen shot of that video, I tried to use : VLCP.video.takeSnapshot() , but it gives me an error and I even can't know where will that snapshot will be saved ! So please help me in this, and another question ... how can I make it record too ?

Question by Hawk-Eagle    |  last reply


how would I go about removing a vsh plugin from my psp?

I installed the netfront browser on my psp. very very nice browser, uses all the memory the psp has to offer. the thing is, I installed the vsh plugin, thinking it would make things easier. but then I found out that pikey doesn't work with netfront. so I'm wondering how I could get my psp's browser back. I've tried replacing the vsh files, but I can't figure out where to get them.

Question by codongolev    |  last reply


Firefox almost useless after latest updates!?

I just had to restart and with that came the update for FF.Right after a nice info bar letting me know that a plugin no longer works.Bit weird as the auto update is active for my plugins but a look won't hurt...As it turns out every single one of my plugins is disabled now and it is not possible to just enable them either.All that is possible is "looking for updates or alternatives" - what a joke!You want to get your ad-blocker working and with the click of a button you get browser bars, weather infos, networks stats but nothing that would even come close to ad-blocking.My favourite image download is now suggested to be replaced with an addon to show me Email notifications or as an alternative to give me quick access to my bookmarks - WTF!?Is it possible that some of our code monkey now also work for Mozilla? - No offence, just kidding!!

Topic by Downunder35m    |  last reply



Changing a javascript variable through onclick on an anchor tag?

I have created this code but I cannot figure out why it is not working here is my code:    jQTouch βt   @import "jqtouch/jqtouch.css";   @import "themes/artspot/theme.css";   @import "extensions/jqt.listIndex/jqt.listIndex.css";                             Tweetstars             StarList                                               #        3 Ring Wing Ding        14 Carrot Rabbit        90 Day Wondering       A       B       C       D       E       F       G       H       I       J       K       L       M       mairiboo//when I enter there it does not show the tweets of MarkFAngelo.Instead it does not show the tweets of anybody       N       O       P       Q       R       S       T       U       V       W       X       Y       Z                                         $(function(){ $(".tweet").tweet({ username: usernamevalue, avatar_size: 50, count: 20, loading_text: "loading tweets..." }).bind("loaded",function(){$(this).find("a").attr("target","_blank");}); });  

Question by arv_christos  



Portable audio device with usb sticks to plugin?

My two ipod classics crashed recently. At the same time I got a new car stereo that you can plug in usb sticks. It got me wondering, is there a portable audio device that I could plug these same usb sticks into to listen to music whilst I am walking/moving around?

Question by JohnS895    |  last reply


Is there any possibility to create a Plugin for Media Center that allows XBOX 360 on blinkx.com? if yes, how?

I have been doing some reasearch...I am trying to use my xbox 360 to go on the internet and stream videos. I got rid of my cable and I am now using the website www.blinkx.com to watch series and movies. I also found a plugin called MCE Browser (http://www.anpark.com/Software.aspx) that allow surfing on the web from the xbox 360 when it is connected to a media center computer, but no luck using it, it is also limited. If plugins like this exist it must be possible in some way Any idea or suggestions

Question by Fuzz666    |  last reply



wheres the photoshop goodies, :O)?

Tutorials , how toos Ect.

Question by amalech    |  last reply


How can you reattach the ant. in cord to t.v if the ant.in broke?

Behind both the T.V and the DVD player the plugins (Ant. in.)antenna in. was the only cable connection needed to operate properly. But the plug in behind the T.V has broke so the little screw (plugin )that came out of the T.V . Can it be fixable? Can the wires be spliced or anything?

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if any of you know about downloading free games then i need your help? Answered

i just recently saved the game i wanna be the guy and i dont know how to install it because i dont know how to use the plugins. so if anyone has downloaded the game then can you help me download it.

Question by rockgod57    |  last reply


Is it possible to add voice effects to outgoing VOIP calls?

The subject line pretty much says it all... I'm intrigued by the idea of prank calling my friends by processing my voice through audio effects (i.e. - using VST/AU plugins). I'm not even sure if this is possible, but it seems like there must be a way. I think illformed's Glitch plugin ( http://illformed.org/plugins/glitch/ ) would be perfect for something like this. Any tips on how to hook this up? FYI: I normally make VOIP calls via my MacBook Pro, and I have Audio Hijack and a plethora of software effects installed already. However, I'm open to any and all suggestions - even if they can't be done with my existing setup. Thanks!

Question by exlxaxd    |  last reply


I want to use a simple calculator paper and pencil and or open office calc without plugins do blind source seperation?

I want to use a simple calculator paper and pencil and or open office calc without plugins do blind source seperation? I have taken calc 2 but you can see how it is difficult to document and implement without being able to break it down and understand all the symbols...

Question by josheeg    |  last reply


Is there a way to remove the gigantic Instructables header that does nothing but waste space? Answered

Do I just have to use that webmonkey plugin for Firefox, or is there a simpler way to do it? Adblocking the image seems to do nothing.

Question by weblionx    |  last reply


I opened the ipod but it is hard to get the headphone plugin out and I'm afraid to break something else?

Head phones only work on one side and I believe its the plug in doughnut..My EMAIL is cricketmanjr@yahoo.com

Question by cricketmanjr    |  last reply


How do you properly set up a transfer pak in Project64's N-Rage's Direct-Input8 V2 1.80a Plugin?

I am running Project 64, and recently got Pokemon Stadium and Pokemon Yellow (I know it's for the Gameboy, and have the emulator.) For the love, I have no idea how to properly set up the transfer pak to run with the software and make the game playable. I am using theN-Rage's Direct-Input8 V2 1.80a Plugin. Could anyone who knows how to do this give me instructions?

Question by AlternateLives    |  last reply


how do you make a prx file for psp? Answered

Please help Note: A "prx" file is a plugin for psp (basically what people use to make your psp compatible with a homemade game or to give your psp compatibility to read pdf files and so on...)

Question by meh301    |  last reply


help! I've broken my psp!!!? Answered

I first installed netfront including the vsh plugin. while trying to get my flash0 back to how it was, I installed hellcat's recovery flasher 1.60 and for some reason it tells me I have no games. how can I fix it?

Question by codongolev    |  last reply


Flippin Open Source Rant

I'm hate open source today!! It started out so easy, too. Download a free script based avi editor called Avisynth? Ok. Try to save the output of your newly edited avi file? Who the bleep knows how? Well, try to install a plugin instead. Download and stick in the plugins folder. Doesn't work. Scrounge around forums looking for a quick answer. Nothing. I read in the readme file somewhere that I need to download a C++ API to get a certain plugin working. OK, go to the website for the API. There's a cryptic list of file names with no descriptions. I pick one at random and download that. Wrong one. I pick a different one. Seems to be the right one. Good. Oh wait, the readme for the plugin says I need to download GCC and run the file to compile the stupid plugin. WHY THE FLIPPIN CRAP DIDN"T YOU FETCHIN POST THE STUPID BINARY!?!?! Get frustrated. Rant here. I really feel like cussing. Stupid GPL. A gazillion versions of open software posted all the time, all on the same page with mountains of text to read through just to try and find which version you need for your OS. Stupid Programmers. Don't know the purpose of a good user interface if it hit them in their blocky heads. AND THEN YOU HAVE TO DOWNLOAD A FRIGGIN COMPILER TO COMPILE THE CRAP YOU JUST DOWNLOADED--THEN FIGURE OUT HOW THE COMPILER WORKS--THEN FIND OUT THE LATEST VERSION OF THE COMPILER HAS A BUG THAT PREVENTS THE stupid thing from compiling. Does every open source programmer assume everyone that uses their stuff is a software engineer? I GUESS SO! AHHHHHHHHH! Linux will never beat windows. Stupid OS. I'm going to buy a freakin MAC with OS X. Then I can run my darn batch files from a terminal AND have a frickin stable GUI. Oh wait, I'd have to sell some blood plasma to afford a frickin' Mac. Great. Can't even run a useful batch file under Windows. Back to the GPL crap and Linux. *sigh* I should have bought Quicktime Pro months ago . . . or killed a rich uncle and inherited his fortune so I could buy programs that work and pay someone to maintain them on my system.

Topic by royalestel    |  last reply


Raspberry Pi and android surround sound Answered

Hello, I was wondering if it is possible to use a Raspberry Pi as a bluetooth surround sound transmitter, and multiple androids as a bluetooth speaker? Is there a plugin card for the Raspberry Pi that can transmit to multiple bluetooth devices at once if the device can handle splitting the audio in the first place? Thanks for any help

Question by jbaker22    |  last reply


Lightbox comments with pictures bug

I found a bug relating to lightbox, the javascript plugin that does the image popups for comments. When you click a picture in a comment, it expands out and the page behind goes semi-opaque as expected. The problem is that the yellow squares used in pictures are above the lightbox image. (see attached picture) Windows XP SP3, Firefox 3.5.7

Topic by Jayefuu    |  last reply


drupal to community website with multiple logins and protection for multiple users from robo spamming.?

drupal to community website with multiple logins and protection for multiple users from robo spamming? How would it be done with the least stuff added to drupal 7.9? I know their are plugins are they nessisary? WHat level of functionality is in the basic drupal install and what is the minimum needed to be added?

Question by josheeg  


is there a program to easily download a video off of youtube and convert it to an mp3? it has to be for a mac . Answered

I have tried both the realplayer downloader, which does not apperantely convert videos to mp3 files, and a plugin for firefox, which causes problems with the program. i want to download and convert videos with one program on my mac mini , which by the way has an intel processor and os 10.5.6

Question by saberwing    |  last reply


Cisco AMP (How to bypass or make a file invisible)?

Hello, I'd like to know how to bypass Cisco AMP so I can use my VPN. I'd also like to ask how to bypass administrative restrictions on plugins so that I may install adblock plus to google chrome. Thank you to any responses.

Topic by NicholasG3    |  last reply


I want to hardwire an LED kit with switch to the household wiring?

I've found similar instructions online but not quite the same thing I'm wanting to do.  Essentially, I want another fixture in the bathroom without using the plugins. I have an LED kit with switch included.  (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00UL2KKBQ?psc=1&redirect;=true&ref;_=ox_sc_act_title_1∣=A3QAWKW1O2SEC3) I want to put the LED strip lighting under the bathroom sink vanity for subtle lighting in the middle of the night.  I want to set up the on-off switch at floor level to be poked with a toe.  However, I do not want to have a wire running from under the cabinet, across the wall to the plugin. Is there a way to hardwire this LED kit into the house wiring that is already present?  NOT where an old fixture was, this will be all new wiring.  Thank you. Even sources that might help me would be appreciated.

Question by Squash    |  last reply


Simple Hook-up?

Does anyone know a super simple game console hook-up? I don't really know much about circuit boards, and electronics, but I'd like to learn. What I mean by simple is: a power supply plug for it, AV cable plugin, an on/off switch, controller ports, and game cartridge port. To be specific, I'd like to be able to build a smaller, simpler version of a Sega Genesis, or N64, or whatever.                                                             --- Thanks!!

Topic by kenizl86  


Simple Game Console?

Does anyone know a super simple game console hook-up? I don't really know much about circuit boards, and electronics, but I'd like to learn. What I mean by simple is: a power supply plug for it, AV cable plugin, an on/off switch, controller ports, and game cartridge port. To be specific, I'd like to be able to build a smaller, simpler version of a Sega Genesis, or N64, or whatever.                                                             --- Thanks!!

Topic by kenizl86  


RSS feed source URL

It seems like if this topic has been left over the last years, but I´m still looking for an instructables.com rss feed source URL that passes the test on the W3C Feed Validation Service.I´m trying to show all instructables with a specific keyword on my own website (using a WordPress plugin like RSS Aggregator).Any idea someone?

Question by koen.michiels12    |  last reply


Images uploaded to where?

I just uploaded 200MB of images for a new instructable, and I can't find them in "my library" or anywhere else for that matter. I used the new uploader, and I'm in Firefox 3.0.6 using no funny plugins. (no dragdrop or anything.) I've waited several minutes, since I figured there might be a delay for thumbnail generation or something, but I just can't find the images anywhere. What am I doing wrong?

Topic by Myself    |  last reply


Why doesn't my pdf download work? The screen freezes?

Hi, I checked, I am a paid up member. When I click on download nameoffile.pdf , the screen freezes.  When I right click and use save link as - I get a chrome file of 0 bytes. I have tried to download adobe plugins, but they say that adobe VI doesn't need them. I'm pretty confused. Peter

Question by pehughes    |  last reply


Anyone know of some professional DSP Software for mac os x?

Does anyone know of really good dsp software for mac os x? I tried iwow plugin for itunes but it added a nasty crackly sound in the music, almost like it was lower bit rate (Resampleing it?). I've got a nice stereo, a decent mac, and good cables, so I wanna be able to tweak my sound. Any ideas? -Punk

Topic by Punkguyta    |  last reply


Anybody know of a instant screenshot program?

I know there is 'print screen', but this is quite annoying, because you have to manually paste the picture into Power point, then save it as a picture. I would like to know a way so that when I print screen,  the computer automatically saves the picture in My Pictures. Does anyone know of a device/plugin/software that does this? If so, give me a link?  Much appreciated, Mike.

Question by TheFoofinator    |  last reply


Does anybody have a Minecraft server with 10 slots or less which is 24/7?

I'm looking for a Minecraft server for a while but the only 24/7 servers I found were 200 slot servers with many plugins and lag. If someone has a small Minecraft server with 10 slots or less I'd be glad to join.  (I prefer servers with a Dutch of English speaking community)

Question by Knex.X    |  last reply


What are the instruments used primarily in Medieval-style music and what are modern sound equivalents? Answered

When I say sound equivalents, I mean what instrument sounds most like it, not like "this instrument is closest to another because it is in the same class." I am asking because I want to synthesize the instruments for a movie soundtrack. Also, if someone would suggest a (free?) imitative synthesis generator vst (FL Studio compatible?) plugin, I would be willing to listen!

Question by AlternateLives    |  last reply


Minecraft Server connection problem

Hello fellow minecrafters, I recently downloaded and ran a server.exe. That worked great. I then downloaded minecraft server.jar, and used a .bat file to run it. That worked just fine. After that I ran the server.jar, and used bukkit and added some plugins. It worked phenomenally.  Until I decided to install the physical shop plugin, (which allows users to use chests to make shops.)  I installed it and ran the server, then when I went to login to the server via minecraft. It got stuck on the login, and either it stopped working, or it would give me a screen similar to the failed to login: bad login screen. But it had a file directory for a random file, and some extra HTML code under it. I completely reinstalled minecraft, and even deleted the .minecraft folder. It also may help to know that I used the manual download for the 1.6 update which was provided in 1.5.2. But now I have no idea how to get to the real 1.6 launcher. So, if anyone has had this experience. Or they know of a solution, or can direct me to an article or someone that can. It would be much appreciated. Thanks.

Topic by vroom...vroom...  


Help with eclipse and avr!

I am trying to get eclipse to work with the avr plugin to upload code to my attiny2313. Every time I press the button to send the code to the avr a message saying "The file [${workspace_loc:/test_avr/Release}/test_avr.hex] For the flash memory does not exist or is not readable Maybe the project needs to be built first." I try to build the project with the build button on the toolbar and resend but the same message keeps coming up. I have allready set the avrdude settings to the same ones I used successfully to upload hex files to the micro.

Question by sotsirh194    |  last reply


Maya vs Houdini FX

I have been wanting to get a animation software for some time now, my question is which one should I get?I want to work with live action movies and I really like the crowd effect, I know Houdini has a crowd built into it, but Maya has plugins for crowds, I can't change my computer to linux or windows so Goleam is not a option.Which one is better for live action movies?Which one is easier to use?Which crowd is better?Please comment and give some me answers.

Question by MatthewGal  


DMX - Append

I have a "Dune" mini DMX controller 54 channel's and a Theatrelight 48 channel lighting board. I have seen some plugins that will merge, 2, 3 or even more DMX controllers on a HTP, LTP and Append. They seem very expensive starting at US$500+ I'm in NZ. It is append that I think I want to do. Say the 48 channel are left as 1 to 48 and the 54 channel as 49 to 102. Is there a cheaper DIY way. OR is it possible to just reprogram the Mini to start from chan. 49. I've attached photos of the circuit board.

Topic by casrotherham90  


Terecraft Reborn... In 1.5.2

Hello, Michael here. I'm here to introduce a brand spanking new server! Terecraft! The server holds great events, plugins, designs, and other opportunities to devour! My friends! This is a great server, with many new player everyday and all looking for a fight! It is an anarchy style server! So that means Griefing, Rading, And blowing stuff up with TNT! IP: 198.245.68.43:25565 Website: Terecraft.ca I'm also hosting a chance to join my faction! GLA So check out the forums for a chance to join IGN: tictocguy Come say hello! Everyone is welcomed!

Topic by tictocguy  


car stereo system for my computer & gaming chair?

Wanting to set up a car stereo system for my computer gaming chair. I've seen the instructables on running car stereos using psu power sources. Would that be a good way of setting it up for next to comp use? Also, would using the usb plugin on the stereo be the best way to get the comp to send sounds through the stereo? if so is there a trick to it? Otherwise any help with the making them communicate properly would be wonderful. Any info is greatly appreciated, but try to keep it as layman as you can I'm just a beginner with big ideas. ^^

Question by Caerigna    |  last reply


Pictures On Firefox

It seems I cannot change the pictures on Instructables. I am running windows xp pro Service pack 3 on a fairly powerful Machine. I am running Firefox 9.0.1 with the latest versions of all major plugins (flash, java, wmp, vlc, etc...). However when I go onto any instructable, it seems I cannot change the pictures by clicking on the thumbnails... Tried it on about 50 different instructables, all have the same problem, tried everything i could think of to fix (disabling all extensions, restarting browser, restarting computer) EDIT: Seems only to affect Firefox, other browsers are working fine...

Topic by Michael_Bell    |  last reply


PCB Milling: Eagle, Visolate, Lazycam, Mach3?

Has anyone figured this out? I make a gcode file using visolate for traces and pcbgcode plugin for holes. I then load the gcode from Mach3 to LCam to adjust the two gcode files so they are "matching." Problem is, the drill file (or holes) don't show up on lazycam. Also tried doing this using a dxf from eagle to lcam, but it puts the holes as big circles (I need points) and the "drill selected circles" command doesn't work... Anyone know what to do?  I feel like I've been hitting my head against the wall for hours...

Question by jg156    |  last reply


Cannot see my Favorites

Hi, I have been a member since 2006. I am currently a non-paying member. Under Shortcuts, Favorites, I can see I have 77 favorited Ibles, but when I click the link to "77 favorites" it just takes me back to my summary page. How can I list my favorites? Oh, I use Firefox 3.6 with these extensions and Java disabled: Last updated: Wed, 27 Jul 2011 13:02:39 GMT User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2) Gecko/20100115 Firefox/3.6 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729) *** Extensions (enabled: 11, disabled: 3; total: 14) about:me 0.4.1 Adblock Plus 1.3.3 Bing Bar 5.0 [disabled] Clear History 2.1 Flagfox 4.1.3 Flashblock 1.5.14.2 InfoLister 0.10.3 Java Console 6.0.26 LeechBlock 0.5 Microsoft .NET Framework Assistant 1.1 murdochalert 0.2 Open Profile Folder 1.3.2 Search Helper Extension 1.0 [disabled] Web Developer 1.1.9 [disabled] *** Themes (4) Aeon Clouds Default Noia 2.0 (eXtreme) [selected] Silvermel *** Plugins Adobe Acrobat Bing Bar DivX Player Netscape Plugin DivX® Web Player Google Update Java Deployment Toolkit 6.0.260.3 Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U26 Microsoft Office 2003 Microsoft Office 2010 Microsoft® DRM Mozilla Default Plug-in QuickTime Plug-in 7.0.4 Shockwave Flash Silverlight Plug-In Windows Media Player Plug-in Dynamic Link Library Windows Presentation Foundation Thanks.

Topic by chuckr44