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How to rename widgetized sidebars in WordPress

| November 20, 2008 | 2 Comments
You can manage multiple sidebar widgets in WordPress. To do so, you go to the Widgets page in the Admin, and select the Sidebar you want to manage. If you have 1 widgetized sidebar, the name "Sidebar 1" is not a big deal for managing it. But what if you have 5 or ... View Post

Review of Wordcamp Israel 2008

| November 17, 2008 | 9 Comments
wordcamp Being that Wordcamp Israel was a bloggers conference in Tel Aviv, I'm sure there will be tons of people writing up their reviews in Hebrew. But maybe not quite as many in English, so here goes. This year's ... View Post

Is there an alternative to Feedburner?

| October 30, 2008 | 30 Comments
We all use Feedburner to track our RSS subscribers. It's not just to feed that egotistical need to know how many people are hanging onto our every word, but the number of RSS feed subscribers you have is an important metric for indicating the success (or failure) of your blog. It seems ... View Post

Revolution themes enters next evolution

| October 30, 2008 | 0 Comments
You've probably heard the news, but I'm going to join the echo chamber anyways: Brian Gardner has taken his "Revolution" into a new Open Source evolution over at Revolution Two. Now he has ... View Post

Best 4 WordPress Calendar plugins

| October 29, 2008 | 65 Comments
Here's a review of 4 of the most comprehensive calendar plugins that Wordpress has to offer. I tried out each one and tracked the features, pros, and cons.  Which calendar are you using? Send a link ... View Post

How to set up WordPress on a Wampserver

| October 6, 2008 | 87 Comments
Recently, someone asked me how to set up a local Wamp server on their computer so they can test Wordpress sites locally before uploading and editing online. MakeUseOf nicely explained what a Wamp server is and how to set it up. I wanted to expand their explanation to include setting up Wordpress. What is ... View Post

Crash! Burn! How to repair tables in the WordPress database

| September 23, 2008 | 15 Comments
We just got a scary phone call. Don't worry, everyone's ok. We logged into one of our Wordpress sites and, while the backend was still there, all the posts and pages and comments were gone. G-O-N-E.  Poof. Just like that. I went into the PHPmyadmin section of the control panel to look at the ... View Post

7 Reasons to Check out ThemeForest

| September 9, 2008 | 0 Comments
ThemeForest is a brand new online marketplace where you can buy and sell Wordpress, CSS, Joomla, Drupal and many other types of templates. I'm aware that I get overly excited about new theme/template sites, so I'll try to tone down my excitement by putting my impressions into list format. Here are some reasons why ... View Post

WP Scoop – New Social News site for WordPress Community

| September 4, 2008 | 1 Comment
WP Scoop, which launched yesterday, is yet another digg-like site, that lists the most popular posts from around the web about Wordpress plugins, themes, hacks, or anything else that has Wordpress written all over it. Playing on the scoop theme, the website claims that "New users should.. worry not, it is as easy as ... View Post

New CSS for aligning images, block elements and captions

| August 19, 2008 | 15 Comments
I was recently working on a WordPress site, and I just couldn't get my images to left-align with the text so that the text would wrap around it. It was wrapping in the text editor in the admin, but on the front end the image stuck out of the top of the text. Rebecca, our ... View Post
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