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Changing where WordPress saves your uploaded images and files

| November 29, 2007 | 1 Comment
In my previous post on using thumbnails with WordPress' custom fields feature, I explained a way to change where WordPress saves images and files you upload from the Write Post/Page page. Generally, any images or files you upload while ... View Post

Make managing your WordPress dashboard easier with Admin Drop Down Menus plugin

| September 3, 2007 | 13 Comments
If you're a WordPress blogger who posts one new post every few days, you might not mind the default navigation menu in the admin/dashboard. But once your blogging volume increases, and you're writing posts, pages, and managing comments and plugins, it becomes annoying that the most common actions, like writing a new post, take ... View Post

Things I do to optimize and secure every WordPress site and blog

| July 6, 2007 | 7 Comments
(Updated Sept. 9, 2007) I have compiled a to-do list of plugins that I install and steps that I take to optimize and secure every WordPress site or blog that I create. This list will be updated with new developments or plugins and tips that I discover, so make sure to check ... View Post

Fantastico now offers WordPress 2.2. upgrade and install

| June 4, 2007 | 1 Comment
Fantastico has now been set up to allow upgrades and installations of WordPress 2.2. So I took the plunge and upgraded almost all of the sites that I manage. Each site took about five minutes, and so far I haven't noticed any problems. I want to take this opportunity to laud the praises of Fantastico, ... View Post

Increase PHP memory to fix issues with WordPress plugins

| May 23, 2007 | 0 Comments
Bloggerdesign.com has suggested a solution for WordPress blogs where the plugins are working one minute, and the next minute they are not, or where generally strange things are happening. The suggestion, that worked for them, is to increase your PHP memory. This is why:
PHP is what is used
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Getting bored of how your dashboard looks? Try WordPress NiceAdmin

| April 12, 2007 | 2 Comments
We bloggers spend a lot of time in the admin section of our WordPress blogs. It can get kind of boring looking at the same blue chunky lettering and design after a while. I decided to install the WordPress NiceAdmin plugin to add some variety to the same 'ol same 'ol. It is so pretty! ... View Post

Replace WordPress default dashboard with custom feeds

| April 12, 2007 | 4 Comments
I never really look at the main page of my WordPress admin section. It is full of all sorts of stuff that I didn't ask to see, so I just ignore it. But why not put information there that you are interested in, or that helps you with your blogging? Previously ... View Post

WordPress Plugin: WP Admin Bar Reloaded

| April 12, 2007 | 0 Comments
This seems like a really useful plugin that I plan to install soon. The WP Admin Bar Reloaded displays links to the Administration Panel at the top of a blog’s page - but only for users who are logged in and have permission to view the given functions. This is similar to the bar ... View Post

Learning WordPress – a new plugins repository

| March 20, 2007 | 1 Comment
It seems that Learning Wordpress was launched only a few days ago, but it's really worth checking out. It is (potentially) a well organized database of WordPress plugins. There are main plugin categories, with subcategories listed underneath. Since this is a really new site, many of the categories have nothing listed ... View Post

New plugins directory on WordPress.org

| March 17, 2007 | 0 Comments
WordPress has set up a new directory for plugins. Plugins can now be hosted on the WordPress.org site, and are tagged for easier categorization. Plugin authors can see how many times a plugin was downloaded, allows people to leave comments, and has a rating system. From first glance ... View Post
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