October 3, 2010
It’s NEVER a good idea to test new designs, programs and/or learn new stuff on a production website. This article describes how to create multiple virtual servers on a Windows 7 platform using XAMPP to create a perfect Linux/Apache like test bed. Continue reading
May 23, 2010
Once more, I’m live blogging from WordPress WordCamp Raleigh (#wcraleigh) here at the Sheraton in Downtown Raleigh. I’ll be posting notes from sessions on managing events in WordPress and how powerusers can get the most out of multimedia via WordPress. Stay-tuned, I’ll be posting often all morning. Continue reading
May 22, 2010
As I anticipated, it’s been GREAT meeting all sorts of neat people here at WordCamp Raleigh (#wcraleigh). 1:00 PM Grant Swaim How to biuld a membership-style website The presentation is at Google Docs. … Basically the presenter is reciting the … Continue reading
May 22, 2010
One advantage to living in the peak of good living,Â Apex, NC, is that I’m about a 15 to 20 minute drive from downtown Raleigh, the site of WordCamp Raleigh 2010 – where today I’ll put on my best effort … Continue reading
April 22, 2010
Facebook rocked the internet yesterday with 5 new plugins, one of which is an API for the Facebook Like Button. After reading about it and playing a bit with the Facebook’s Like Button generator, I decided what’s needed is a WordPress plugin that allows folks to easily configure the look-and-feel of the Facebook Like Button, and then automatically add it the beginning and/or the end of their posts. Continue reading
April 21, 2010
With the release of WordPress 3.0 right around the corner, I thought I might offer some perspective to those arguing against said tool as a professional content management platform.
I figured the quickest way to do this is simply to point out 20 large companies building their brand by means of WordPress: Continue reading
April 7, 2010
Back in 2004, I wrote about using a blog as an inexpensive content management system for your church and/or charity. Seeing how we measure technology in dog years, that article might as well have been written 42 Years ago.
Meaning, blogging systems such as MoveableType, ExpressionEngine, Blogger and WordPress have all matured from snot-nosed little kids into mature adults.
No better proof of that is the upcoming May 1 release of WordPress 3.0. Continue reading
October 6, 2008
How do you quickly change the default
on widget sidebar titles without hacking into the core WordPress engine? Glad you asked, as below I’m going to explain techniques I used at blogJordan.com that demonstrate how find what needs to be edited in your current theme, and them some approaches in how to make the edits – including a global search and replace for the brave. Continue reading