#FridayFive: Web Development Resources February 28th, 2014 @ 5:09 am PDT
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#FridayFive: Feeds to Follow August 7th, 2009 @ 5:42 am PDTRead the Friday Five …
WordPress Wednesday: Pithy Quotes Plugin June 24th, 2009 @ 6:15 am PDT
If you look at the top of this page you’ll see that there is a short quip displayed in my header. Every time you visit any page, it changes. I have about fifteen little quotes in my database and they’re set to display randomly with each refresh of the page. I wrote a plugin which […]
WordPress Wednesday: Amazon QuickTags Plugin March 25th, 2009 @ 9:15 am PDT
WordPress Wednesday: Displaying Huge Archives March 18th, 2009 @ 9:15 am PDT
Once you’ve been blogging for a few years, you’re going to realize that your archives page is huge. For the casual one-post-each-week blogger, it might be okay to display the titles or even excerpts of posts on your archives page. But what about you and your twenty-posts-per-day blogging habit? It won’t be long before your […]
WordPress Wednesday: Create a Twitter Widget March 11th, 2009 @ 9:15 am PDT
The team at ProBlogDesign has posted an excellent tutorial explaining How to Create Your Own Twitter Widget. The instructions are very detailed and by following them you’ll learn quite a lot about how widgets work.
WordPress Wednesday: How to Display the Age of Your Site February 25th, 2009 @ 9:15 am PDT
If you scroll to the bottom of this page, you’ll see that in my footer I display how long I’ve been publishing this site. It’s pretty simple to do this; all you really need is the DateDiff plugin and PHP’s default date() function.
WordPress Wednesday: Current Plugins February 18th, 2009 @ 9:15 am PDT
Here’s a handy list of all the WordPress plugins I’m currently using to publish this site.
WordPress Wednesday: Scheduled Posts February 4th, 2009 @ 9:15 am PDT
There are dozens of awesome features in the WordPress CMS, but one of my favorites is the ability to schedule a post for future publication. You can write a birthday wish to someone months in advance so you don’t have to worry about forgetting. You can plan to have an anniversary note appear on your […]
WordPress Wednesday: LaunchPad January 28th, 2009 @ 9:15 am PDT
LaunchPad is a killer WordPress “domain parking” theme. It’s the perfect way to let visitors know that something cool is “coming soon” when you’ve registered a domain name but haven’t yet had a chance to actually build anything. This high-impact, minimalist layout (example) comes pre-configured with two RSS subscription options — via email or feed […]