Output only the first piece of embedded media in a WordPress post

I like using WordPress post formats, especially for embedding audio and video. However, what I don’t like is that the only way to get the video, audio, or other piece of embedded media to show on your homepage and category pages is to output the entire content of the post. So I fixed it. How […]

Amplify audio in videos recorded on an iPad

iPads are great for recording video but they are pretty terrible at recording audio using just the on-board microphone. If you want to amplify the audio from an iPad video (or any video format for that matter), you can do so using ffmpeg. ffmpeg is an open source utility for “trans-coding” – converting from one video […]