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  • About Us

    getButterfly develops WordPress plugins and themes, HTML5 templates and PHP/MySQL apps. Read more about who is behind getButterfly.

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    We’ve got a great support section featuring documentation, a feedback form, a bug report form, Q&A and more.

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    Our aim is to take care of all the tedious behind the scenes stuff – security, maintenance, backups, etc. – to make life easier and free up time for website owners.

eCards UI is the official theme of the eCards plugin, featuring dedicated homepage and in-place sliders.

Noir UI is the official WordPress theme for ImagePress. It features custom widgets, a single image template and many tweaks and integration functions.

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WordPress Tutorials

Our WordPress tutorials allow you to extend the power of WordPress. Our step by step WordPress tutorials are easy to understand and follow the WordPress best practices. These WordPress tutorials contain real-life examples, tips, and hacks that allow you to learn WordPress faster.

April 20, 2017


Here is a collection of random jQuery code snippets, created during various past projects. Note that they require the jQuery library and some require various CSS classes and/or a certain HTML structure.

April 7, 2017


Learn JavaScript in simple and easy steps starting from basic to advanced concepts with examples including JavaScript tutorials, use cases and scenarios.

April 7, 2017

Ultimate .htaccess Guide

This guide was built to serve as a comprehensive resource to using .htaccess. The .htaccess file is a configuration file that affects how a web server responds to various requests. It is supported by several web servers, including the popular Apache software used by most web hosting providers.

February 13, 2017

WordPress Plugin Usage Data

I am fiddling with the idea to capture WordPress plugin usage data. Instead of using GET or POST requests, I thought of asynchronously sending an AJAX request once.

January 28, 2017

Hound – Feature Update

Our in-house content management system, Hound, just got an update – 0.1.4. We have started applying functional programming principles and refactored several back-end functions and sections. The code is more consistent throughout the administration sections.

January 26, 2017

GPG/PGP Tutorial

This documentation provides the basic usage of GPG/PGP, following creation of keys, encryption/decryption, generating files, sending and receiving, uploading to key servers and more.

January 24, 2017

Quick Guide to HTTPS, SSL and Web Security

Here are the first steps you need to take in the first months of 2017 in order to secure your website and make it more performant.

January 15, 2017

What’s In Store For 2017?

Here’s a list of 5 items coming in 2017 from new theme/plugin package, updated plugins, a better newsletter, more code tutorials and Hound CMS updates.

December 19, 2016

In A Content Management System Pickle

I don’t like the new WordPress 4.7. I was there every step of the way, beta testing every update, every alpha, beta and release candidate. I don’t like where it’s going.

December 13, 2016

Hound Update

Version 0.1.3 is out and is available. Lots of known issues and bugs are present but we are slowly fixing everything. Here are some screenshots.

December 13, 2016

How to Set Up a PHP Redirection System

This is an advanced solution used to redirect old links using 301 (or 302, or 504 or whatever code you need) to new links using native PHP functions. If they don’t work, the redirection falls back to an HTML meta refresh.

December 6, 2016