New Embeds in WordPress 4.4

Embed Your Content in WordPress With the release of the latest version of WordPress 4.4 they have expanded their list of supported embeds. I love embeds such an easy way to show and share content from other platforms. More than ever WordPress can be your central content platform. How to use supported embeds with WordPress […]

WordPress 3.2 Upgrade Available – Are You Ready?

Released this week WordPress 3.2 is another step forward in usability, functionality and speed for the worlds most popular open source publishing platform Before upgrading you may want to use the WordPress Requirements Plugin as 3.2 changes the minimum requirements for both PHP and MySQL. WordPress 3.2 will require PHP 5.2.4 and MySQL 5.0 It’s […]

WordPress Plugin upgrade failed error finally solved

I have had a many WordPress blogs over the years installed on shared hosting and have had little problem installing and managing them. I used a great auto upgrade plugin before automatic upgrades came to WordPress in version 2.7 (I think). But even with automatic upgrading of versions and plugins, having many blogs, it still […]

WordPress Permalinks not working on Ubuntu 10.04 – mod_rewrite issue requires a symlink

I recently installed WordPressMU on a virtual server and had problem with the permalinks. Much Google searching followed with little success at first but after some persistence I found the answers I needed. I will try and write this up for three reasons: So hopefully it could benefit someone else with the same problem To […]

Just a few of the links from WordCamp UK 2010 on Manchester

Just a few of the great links from this weekends WordCamp UK. A lot of great plugins etc mentioned by the speakers. Query Posts Widget: WordPress Plugin This widget has everything you’ll ever need to show posts on your site without touching code. It’s like having a WordPress developer ready to do your bidding all […]

Mass Mailing for WordPress and Magento

photo credit: SC Fiasco Looking for an emailing solution for a newsletter or email campaign? MailChimp is an excellent mass mailing solution which also has a plugins for the WordPress blogging and content management system and Magento the open source e-commerce software. Links below to the two plugins: MailChimp WordPress Plugin | MailChimp Email Marketing Blog (tags: […]