Tag: wordpress

WordPress Goodies!

We've been working with WordPress a lot recently and one thing we've discovered is that the WordPress plugin directory doesn't do a good job at pointing bloggers to the right plugins. So here's a list of a few of them that we have in use right now: underConstruction Author: Jeremy Massel This plugin displays a …

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WordPress just won't upload plugins like it should

I found plenty of people out there who have had this problem, where you try to install a new plug in and it asks you to enter your FTP credentials and says, "To perform the requested action, connection information is required." Well, here's what I did to fix it. I added the following to wp-config.php: define('FS_METHOD', …

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Add template page in WordPress

It's easy to make a new template that you can pick for certain pages on your WordPress blog. Write the code you want for your new page.  If you want to keep the same general look of the other pages and just make a small change, you can start with page.php (which should be in …

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Why is WordPress asking me to log in to install a new theme?

I was faced with that question, Googled it, and found that adding the following to wp-config.php fixed the problem: define('FS_METHOD', 'direct'); Thanks to Keith for figuring out why WordPress was asking me to log in just to install a new theme. EDIT: Dude, this fixes problems with installing new plugins too.

How to enable mod_rewrite in WordPress

…so you can have descriptive URLs like ours. Three easy steps: 1) First, from /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/ ln -s /etc/apache2/mods-available/rewrite.load 2) Then… /etc/init.d/apache2 restart 3) Last, add this stuff to your virtual host definition (in my case, /etc/apache2/sites-available/everythingiscrap) RewriteEngine On RewriteOptions Inherit I guess  you could say that the last step is to ENABLE descriptive permalinks in …

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Just made me a WordPress blargh

I've just installed a WordPress blog for the first time. It's running on Windows 2003 and IIS. It was kinda tricky to set up, but now that it's running it's very, very nice! There's plenty of walkthroughs on how to do this, and here are some links to the ones I used. Deserialized has the …

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