This is the third time I’ve had to spent serious time “fixing” WordPress. Say what you will about my old “Small Axe” or “Flip” solutions, but I never had a problem. With WordPress, I have found regular issues. This time, I traced the problem back to wp-lytebox, and I’m ashamed to say I’ve had to […]
Giving Microsoft, IIS, and PHP.exe the benefit of the doubt, I decided to try installing WordPress on Windows via Microsoft’s new Web Application Gallery. The install is simple and straightforward: install MySQL, go to the web app gallery, click on the download, choose what you want, poof! Done. I got the first few steps […]
Although I posted yesterday how to add your latest tweet to WordPress without a plugin, I made several changes to the script before I posted it to make it more “generic” and re-usable. Since I’ve changed it quite a bit, I decided to repost it. This new script also autolinks @usernames and #hash tags. Directions […]
I decided to add my latest “tweet” from Twitter to the sidebar of my WordPress blog. Rather than use yet another plugin that adds yet another hook – and there are many that do this with lots of code, I decided to use a homegrown solution, dependant only on PHP4+ and cURL (most webhosts already […]
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I just downloaded and installed WordPress 2.7 RC1. The upgrade took about 3 minutes, end to end, and the “several moments” database upgrade took less than 2 seconds. All in the all, there’s very little to notice on the front end that is different, I haven’t been able to test comment threading yet. However, the […]
Chasing a random whim, I decided to check if there was an existing WordPress theme to mimic the BeOS 5 desktop. If there is one, I can’t find it. As I’ve detailed before, I’ve been learning to hack WordPress. So I thought, perhaps this is a chance for me to write my first WordPress theme. […]