Enable the WordPress 3.0 Multi-Site Option

There are so many great things about WordPress 3.0 (like the awesome Menus feature for example), and one of the best is that they've combined WP and WPMU at long last. You have to turn on the multi-site option by adding a bit of code to the wp-config.php file to...

Review: Sumo Sway Couple

Not your momma's bean bag chair... Last summer the folks at Sumo contacted me and asked if I'd like to review one of their awesome bean bag chairs. I agreed and they sent me the Sumo Omni, and we love it. So, when they offered me the opportunity to review their new...

Getting around the upload limit in the php.ini

Ever tried to upload images in WordPress and get the following error message “Your php.ini upload_max_filesize is 2m”? This article provides a solution which is as simple as pasting a bit of code into a file and uploading it to your WordPress...

How to use WordPress 3.0 Menus feature

Justin Tadlock always does a great job of covering new WordPress features, and this article is no exception. WordPress 3.0 has a new Menus feature that will make navigation design much easier for the average user as well as for theme...

Redesign 2010

I really don't PLAN to redesign every year. It just seems that I'm happy with a design for only a year or so, and then something I see strikes me and I've suddenly got redesign fever. This time, it was a font- League Gothic.  I have long been a fan of Trade Gothic,...

Add an event calendar to WordPress with Google calendar

There are not very many good plugin options for WordPress right now if you want an event calendar. The Calendar plugin is the only one I've found that functions well as a full featured calendar and it has some great features, like color-coded categories for events and...

Build Your Web Sites By Building Relationships On Twitter

I develop sites for clients on a regular basis (which is often why it's difficult for me to find time to post here), and there are still some who are resisting the use of social media as an important part of building relationships with their readers. It took me a...

How to Optimize Your WordPress Site for Search Engines

WordPress is already set up to be well optimized for SEO, but there are some additional techniques to employ and plugins available that can greatly improve search engine rankings. First, install either the Platinum SEO Pack or the All In One SEO Pack plugin. Then...

How to control which widgets appear on which pages

If you get into managing a large amount of content or have a very custom site, and you're using widgets, odds are that you'll have a need to be able to selectively display certain widgets on certain pages. There is an awesome plugin called Widget Logic that addresses...

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