Xerox Phaser 3117 drivers for Mac OS X

If you have a nice GDI printer Xerox Phaser 3117, you will wonder there’s no driver for Mac OS X and Xerox website says this printer is not supported in Mac OS X 10.6.

As you know Mac OS X uses Apple’s developed CUPS (Common UNIX Printing System), so I’ve been used this printer on FreeBSD with Samsung GDI driver, but that wasn’t working via Mac’s interface. Even though there’s a special drivers build for this printer Splix, that was not working properly.

Remove unused shortcodes from post content


If you have installed some plugin that adds shortcodes like [shortcode id=1] (for example [nggallery id=4], [tweeetmeme id=4 section=Name] etc), one you remove that, this pieces of text will appear in your post content unprocessed (just appear like they are in backend). WordPress has it’s own Shortcode API, so managing them is very easy. So if you don’t plan to use it or just temporary disable, you can use a pretty simple function that you can add to any plugin or theme’s functions.php that removes any shortcode you want from post output: