WordPress

WordPress is one of my favorite platforms for building websites on. It has a great community of developers contributing to the code base, and tons of plugins and themes available for it. This section is dedicated to articles and tutorials related to WordPress.

Latest articles in "WordPress":

Dec
19
2011

FeedBurner and WordPress – How to Easily Setup FeedBurner for Your WordPress Site or Blog

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Setting up FeedBurner for your WordPress website or blog provides you with many benefits. If you know the steps to take it can also be done quickly and painlessly. FeedBurner is easy to use, as well as totally free, and WordPress comes with built in functionality that automatically generates the RSS feed needed by FeedBurner. In other words, FeedBurner and WordPress were literally meant to go together. This is great for you because it means … [ Continue reading article → ]

Dec
12
2011

WordPress 3.3 “Sonny” Officially Released!

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A few hours ago, version 3.3 of WordPress, named “Sonny” (in honor of jazz saxophonist legend Sonny Stitt), was officially released! There are some cool new features in WordPress 3.3, including a drag and drop media upload box. Just drag files right from your computer into the media upload box in your dashboard and the files will automatically be uploaded. Pretty neat. Navigation through your dashboard also looks better than ever with some slick new … [ Continue reading article → ]

Jul
5
2011

WordPress 3.2 “Gershwin” Released

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Yesterday, version 3.2 of WordPress (named “Gershwin”) was officially released. The main purpose of this release was to clean up the code to make the WordPress software more lightweight and faster. The first thing I noticed about this new release is the WordPress Dashboard has also been updated with a sleeker, more modern look. One really cool feature I’m actually using as I write this article is the new fullscreen “zen” mode. When you activate … [ Continue reading article → ]

Jun
26
2011

WordPress Tip: Disable Self Pingbacks

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Pingbacks are designed to be an easy way for you to receive notification when another blog or web site links to one of your posts. This can be a useful way to find out who’s linking to you without having to dig into your logs or tracking software. By default, WordPress is setup to send pingbacks to itself any time you link to one of your own posts internally. Many people, myself included, don’t find this “feature” useful and want to stop WordPress site from pinging itself. In this brief article I’ll show you a couple of easy ways to turn off self pingbacks.

Jun
22
2011

WordPress News: WordPress.org Password Reset

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Today, the team from WordPress.org noticed something suspicious with several popular plugins: AddThis, WPtouch, and W3 Total Cache. It appears that someone found a way to commit fake, “new” versions of these plugins that included well-hidden backdoors. Luckily, the WordPress team is on the ball and quickly discovered there was a problem. They were able to remove the fake versions and roll back these plugins to the real versions. As an added precaution, they have … [ Continue reading article → ]

Apr
18
2011

Disable / Remove the WordPress Admin Bar

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If you use WordPress for your website or blog you may have noticed a new admin bar is now appearing on your site when you’re logged into WordPress. This new WordPress admin bar was added part of the latest WordPress update and is enabled by default. I can see how this admin bar could be useful for making quick changes or updates to your site without having to go through the WordPress Dashboard, but personally … [ Continue reading article → ]

Feb
24
2011

WordPress Version 3.1 “Reinhardt” Released

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Yesterday, version 3.1 of WordPress (codenamed “Reinhardt”) was officially released. Some of the new features include a redesigned linking workflow to makes it easier for you to link to existing posts and pages, a streamlined writing interface, an admin bar with some of the most used Dashboard features, a refreshed blue admin scheme available under your personal options, and much more. If you’re a WordPress developer, you’ll also find a bunch of new features that … [ Continue reading article → ]

Feb
12
2011

How to Add Custom Post Types to Your WordPress Dashboard (in the Right Now Widget)

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If you use custom post types on your WordPress site, you may notice they don’t show up in the Right Now Widget when you view your Dashboard. The Right Now Widget is the area that includes counts for your other content such as Posts, Pages, Categories, and Tags. I like seeing this information as a quick summary of the content on my site, but it just doesn’t feel complete without custom post types counts included. … [ Continue reading article → ]

Feb
3
2011

How to Correctly Change the Permalink Structure of Your Existing WordPress Site

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In our last article, we looked at how to setup your WordPress permalink structure to look good, perform well and be SEO optimized. Once you decide on the permalink structure you want to use, it’s easy to change this link structure on a new WordPress site since you probably don’t have any posts yet. What is your site is already up and running, though? If you just change the permalink structure your old URLs will … [ Continue reading article → ]

Jan
18
2011

How to Setup Your WordPress Permalink Structure to Look Good, Perform Well and be SEO Optimized

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One of the first things you need to do after installing WordPress is to setup the permalink structure. While it is possible to change your permalink structure once your website is up and running, my goal with this article is to provide you with enough information so you can make the right decisions from the start. Trust me, it will make things much easier for you down the line. Don’t worry if your WordPress site … [ Continue reading article → ]

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