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Need a bit more editing control? Try TinyMCE Advanced

July 30th, 2011

WordPress has a built in editor that isn’t bad, but sometimes you need a bit more control. Your site admins/editors may need access to more options. On the other hand you may want to create some restrictions. For instance you may wish to prevent them from making giant red headlines if those will clash with […]

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Custom Post Types UI

December 28th, 2010

When WordPress 3.0 was launched it included a very useful new option, “custom post types.” WordPress has several post types built in, but the ones you and I use most often are “pages,” for static content, and “posts,” for blog posts and similar content. Custom post types allow you to create additional types specific to your needs. Continue reading

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Role Scoper

December 28th, 2010

When developing sites for businesses, or even group blogs, there may be times when you want to provide greater control over which users can access, modify or approve content. While WordPress offers varying levels of access, these levels apply site-wide. Role Scoper gives you more granular control, so that you can give user X permission to edit and approve content in section one, or category B, while still restricting them from editing section two. Continue reading

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WPTouch Mobile Theme

November 19th, 2010

Scan this QR Code to view the site on your smart phone These days there is more and more demand to produce mobile versions of Web sites. WPTouch creates a mobile ready version of your site for smart phones such as iPhone, Droid, Blackberry and others. It also includes an option for users to switch […]

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WordPress Database Backup

November 18th, 2010

Backing up your database is important for many reasons, including security. If your database gets damaged or hacked, having a back-up on hand will make it much easier to quickly get your site back online. Continue reading

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Twitterlink Comments

November 18th, 2010

Your default comments form includes fields for a commenter’s e-mail address, name and Web site, but these days many of us would also like to be able to share our Twitter usernames when making comments Continue reading

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Sociable for WordPress 3.0

November 18th, 2010

If you have a blog then you probably want your readers to share your links via social media. There are quite a few social media bookmarking plug-ins to choose from, but Sociable includes a large array of bookmarks and is very easy to set up. Continue reading

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Profile Pic

November 18th, 2010

Profile Pic is a useful addition to multi-author blogs. It gives users the ability to upload a photo to their user profile, while also making it easier to populate author pages with related profile information. For example, the About Heidi page on the blog makes use of Profile Pic to bring in my photo and […]

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Page Lists Plus

November 18th, 2010

Page Lists Plus gives you greater control over how pages are listed in your menus. For example if you had a page with a really long name, but wanted to include a shorter version of the name in your menu, Page Lists Plus gives you a place to designate the short name. Continue reading

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My Page Order

November 16th, 2010

My Page Order allows you to rearrange the order in which pages are presented, in case you don’t want to list them alphabetically. This is useful if you are using wp_list_pages to create your menus. For example, the main navigation menu on this site uses the following coding: <div id="navigation"> <ul> <?php wp_list_pages(‘title_li=&depth=1’); ?> </ul> […]

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