Category: WordPress

  • I won a copy of Digging into WordPress

    Digging into WordPress is a comprehensive guide to everything you need to know about WordPress.  I’ve had my eye on it for a while, but I was holding out to see the results of a competition to win a free copy of the print version (which includes a free e-book version). Unfortunately, I didn’t win the print […]

  • Displaying shortcode source in WordPress post content

    Displaying shortcode source in WordPress post content

    Learn how to escape a shortcode in WordPress so it displays as-is, without evaluating and being replaced by its contents.

  • .htaccess made easy

    .htaccess made easy

    I’m looking at buying a recently released book: .htaccess made easy. htaccess is a subject which I am competent in, but I’d like to know more about it. This book is written for web designers, site admins, and hobbyists who want to learn how to become an .htaccess ninja. To use the examples and techniques in […]

  • How to add Pocket to WordPress.com Sharing

    How to add Pocket to WordPress.com Sharing

    How to add a Pocket share button to WordPress.com or Jetpack. No plugin or code snippet needed!

  • ManageWP Chrome App

    ManageWP Chrome App

    Remember that app for Google Chrome I made that allowed you to easily access your ManageWP dashboard from the new tab page? A member of the ManageWP team has just added it to the Chrome Web Store so every Chrome user can easily find and download it. Check it out the ManageWP app at the Chrome Web Store.

  • Change the email address used by WordPress

    Change the email address used by WordPress

    The other day I sat down and wrote a plugin. Just a small plugin, mind, but an extremely useful one. I was reading the WPMU blog the other day when I came across a post featuring a plugin that allowed you to change the email address that WordPress uses to send emails from. By default it is […]

  • It’s WordPress, not Wordpress

    It’s WordPress, not Wordpress

    I’ve found that one of my pet hates recently is when I notice people writing WordPress as Wordpress.  Notice the capital ‘P’! I’ve been seeing more of it lately, especially in site titles. In my opinion, not using the correct grammar makes a site look a bit unfinished and unprofessional WordPress actually attempts to fix it for […]

  • ManageWP for Chrome: Link to your dashboard from the new tab page

    ManageWP for Chrome: Link to your dashboard from the new tab page

    Do you use ManageWP? Do you use Google Chrome? Do you open your ManageWP Dashboard many times a day? If you answered ‘yes’ to all (or some) of those questions, then you man be interested in my ManageWP app for Chrome. What it does is places a link on your new tab page so when you click […]

  • Bookmarks Shortcode plugin updated to version 2.0

    After nearly half a year, the Bookmarks Shortcode plugin has been updated to version 2.0, bringing much-needed features and fixing a few preposterous bugs. The plugin will now accept all of the arguments accepted by the wp_list_bookmarks() function. For example: [[bookmarks show_images=0 show_ratings=1 show_name=1 ]] Now there are three shortcodes that all do the same […]

  • Auto Post Tweets to WordPress using IFTTT

    Auto Post Tweets to WordPress using IFTTT

    Have you ever run across the situation where you want your tweets posted directly to your WordPress blog, but you don’t want to post each tweet manually? Of course, there are plugins floating around that will to this for you, WordPress.com users cannot install plugins, and you might prefer a simple solution that adds no […]