Options saved.

'; } $checked = ''; if($ping == 1) $checked = 'checked="checked"'; echo '

URIs to Ping

The following services will automatically be pinged/notified when you publish posts. Not when you edit previously published posts, as WordPress does by default.

NB: this list is synchronized with the original update services list.

Separate multiple service URIs with line breaks:

Ping log

These are the lastest actions performed by the plugin.


'; } # telling WordPress to ping if the post is new, but not if it's just been edited function SUP_ping_if_new($id) { global $wpdb, $post_title; if(get_option('SUP_ping') == 1 and get_option('ping_sites') != "") { # fetches data directly from database; the function "get_post" is cached, # and using it here will get the post as is was before the last save $row = mysql_fetch_array(mysql_query( "SELECT post_date,post_modified FROM $wpdb->posts WHERE id=$id")); # if time when created equals time when modified it is a new post, # otherwise the author has edited/modified it if($row["post_date"] == $row["post_modified"]) { if($post_title) SUP_log("Pinging services (new post: “".$post_title."”) ..."); else SUP_log("Pinging services (new post) ..."); SUP_ping_services(); # Try commenting the line above, and uncommenting this line below # if pinging seems to be out of order. Please notify the author if it helps! # generic_ping(); } else { if($post_title) SUP_log("NOT pinging services (“".$post_title."” was edited)"); else SUP_log("NOT pinging services (a post was edited)"); } } else SUP_log("NOT pinging services (disabled by administrator)"); } # More or less a copy of WP's "generic_ping" from functions.php, # but uses another function to send the actual XML-RPC messages. function SUP_ping_services() { $services = get_settings('ping_sites'); $services = preg_replace("|(\s)+|", '$1', $services); // Kill dupe lines $services = trim($services); if ( '' != $services ) { $services = explode("\n", $services); foreach ($services as $service) SUP_send_xmlrpc($service); } } # A slightly modified version of the WordPress built-in ping functionality ("weblog_ping" in functions.php). # This one uses correct extendedPing format (WP does not), and logs response from service. function SUP_send_xmlrpc($server = '', $path = '') { global $wp_version; include_once (ABSPATH . WPINC . '/class-IXR.php'); // using a timeout of 3 seconds should be enough to cover slow servers $client = new IXR_Client($server, ((!strlen(trim($path)) || ('/' == $path)) ? false : $path)); $client->timeout = 3; $client->useragent .= ' -- WordPress/'.$wp_version; // when set to true, this outputs debug messages by itself $client->debug = false; $home = trailingslashit( get_option('home') ); # the extendedPing format should be "blog name", "blog url", "check url" (whatever that is), and "feed url", # but it would seem as if the standard has been mixed up. it's therefore best to repeat the feed url. if($client->query('weblogUpdates.extendedPing', get_settings('blogname'), $home, get_bloginfo('rss2_url'), get_bloginfo('rss2_url'))) { SUP_log("- ".$server." was successfully pinged (extended format)"); } else { # pinging was unsuccessful, trying regular ping format if($client->query('weblogUpdates.ping', get_settings('blogname'), $home)) { SUP_log("- ".$server." was successfully pinged"); } else { SUP_log("- ".$server." could not be pinged. Error message: “".$client->error->message."”"); } } } $post_title = ""; # Receives the title of the post from a filter below function SUP_post_title($title) { global $post_title; $post_title = $title; return $title; } # ----- # Log stuff $logfile = ABSPATH."wp-content/smart-update-pinger.log"; # for debugging function SUP_log($line) { global $logfile; $fh = @fopen($logfile, "a"); @fwrite($fh, strftime("%D %T")."\t$line\n"); @fclose($fh); } function SUP_get_last_log_entries($num) { global $logfile; $lines = @file($logfile); if($lines === false) return "Error reading log file (".$logfile."). This could mean that the wp-content directory is write-protected and no log data can be saved, that you have manually removed the log file, or that you have recently upgraded the plugin."; else { $lines = array_slice($lines, count($lines) - $num); $msg = ""; foreach($lines as $line) $msg .= trim($line)."
"; return $msg; } } # ----- # adds a filter to receive the title of the post before publishing add_filter("title_save_pre", "SUP_post_title"); # adds some hooks # shows the options in the administration panel add_action("admin_menu", "SUP_add_options_page"); # calls SUP_ping whenever a post is published add_action("publish_post", "SUP_ping_if_new"); # calls SUP_ping_draft when changing the status from private/draft to published # add_action("private_to_published', 'SUP_ping_draft'); # removes the "WordPress official" pinging hook remove_action("publish_post", "generic_ping"); # activates pinging if setting doesn't exist in database yet # (before the user has changed the settings the first time) if(get_option("SUP_ping") === false) { update_option("SUP_ping", 1); } ?> <title> 5 Signs That You Car Needs a Tune Up</title>

5 Signs That You Car Needs a Tune Up

There are some things in this life that we find ourselves totally taking for granted. That is until it stops working. Just think about it. What would you do if your computer suddenly shut off or your cell phone died or worse, if you went out to your car, put the key in the ignition and it simply didn’t turn on?

These are the things of things that can happen to each and every one of us if we don’t make the time to do some routine maintenance. And as it relates specifically to our vehicles, this would include staying aware of the signs that it’s time for a tune up.

Are you interested in knowing what some of these indicators would be? If so, we have five for you right here:

Your sticker says so. One of the easiest ways to know that it’s time to have your car inspected is if you notice that you have gone past the date (or mileage) on the sticker that was put on your windshield when you had your last oil change. Traditionally, you should get your oil changed every three months and if you have a good mechanic, during that time, he will check out the routine maintenance needs of your car.

Lots of smoke comes from the exhaust pipe. OK, if it’s about time for your car to go through emissions inspection, you’re going to want to get this fixed so that it will pass. But even if this happens during another time of the year, oftentimes a lot of smoke, especially if it’s black, means that something is wrong with your O2 sensor. You definitely need to have a professional look at it.

A “jerky” transmission. If while attempting to shift from park to drive, you notice that your car is jerking a bit, this usually indicates that your transmission needs to be serviced. In many cases, nothing major is wrong. You simply need to have some fluid added, get a new filter or have your transmission flushed.

Your brakes feel “soft”. Thankfully, brake pads are designed in a way that if you start to hear a slight squeal, that is your cue that it’s pretty much time to get them replaced. However, another thing that you should look for is if you have to push your brakes close to the floor in order to come to a stop. They might be getting ready to go out on you, so definitely see a brakes specialist if that happens.

Lower gas mileage. If you happened to ask leasing car specialist like www.premiumcarsdirect.co.uk what their thoughts were on this topic, one of the things they might tell you to look out for is if your car doesn’t appear to being getting as much gas per mile as it once did. There could be a lot of reasons why this is the case from having a dirty fuel filter or fuel plugs to needing a set of new spark plugs. Although you can do these things yourself, we recommend still stopping by a mechanic just to confirm the case of the issue. That way, you can know for sure what the problem is before you attempt to fix it.

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