Tag: WordPress

*+-{openx:8}Problem: You are creating a new WordPress-powered website for a client. Let’s say you have 25 pages that make up the site’s page structure. Normally, you’d have to create 25 new pages. This is a tedious and time-consuming process even if all you do is create the pages and leave the contents blank. Solution: Use […]

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*+-Previously, I wrote an article about the dangers of publishing blog posts from your admin account. If you’ve changed the default WordPress admin user name from ‘admin’ to something else, great. However, if you write a post as the admin, your new admin username will be displayed on your blog. Not good. In order to […]

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*+-Photo credit: Anton Balazh Updated: 12/04/2009–Note: This information applies also to pages as well as posts. Anytime you see suggestions for making your WordPress install more secure, you’re gonna see the regular suspects: Change your database table prefixes Update WordPress and WordPress plugins regularly Change the default WordPress admin username These are all good suggestions […]

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*+-Photo Credit: Vladitto via Shutterstock Lately, I’ve been using Thematic–a framework for building WordPress themes faster. Thematic gives you a solid, bare-bones theme with reset CSS styles, a very basic layout, no color and limited typography. A clean slate. Don’t Touch That Theme! To create your theme, you don’t actually edit any of Thematic’s theme […]

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Letting Non-Admins View CyStats Stats in WordPress

*+-The CyStats plugin is a great statistics plugin for WordPress. It has a ton of nice features, is easy to scan and displays all relevant stats (sans RSS feed stats) right from the WordPress backend. The only problem I have is that it’s only viewable to registered WordPress users with an admin role. Editors, Authors […]

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