Archive for the 'Golden Oldie' Category

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

WPTouch and WordFence

A combination of WPTouch, WordFence and WP_Cache plugins on your WordPress blog gets WordFence totally confused when you update WPTouch. A misleading error message is produced telling you that WPTouch is disabled but the instructions on what to do about it are completely misleading. For some reason you have to enable and then disable caching […]

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

WordPress MultiSite

This concept looked so interesting that I actually copied the idea for a script that I created. Unfortunately it appears that the way WordPress implemented multisite only works in very limited cases. Find out more about my opinion of WordPress MultiSite

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

bbPress Broken Roles

If you have a bbPress forum fully integrated into your WordPress site then for the most part the new users will be able to use the same role for interacting with both the blog and the forum. There are a few exceptions though particularly where the roles for the two are different. It is quite […]

Sunday, September 18th, 2016

Standards forMarkupLanguages

It isn’t only things like HTML and CSS that have standards. There are also standards for how markup languages should be defined. The most general standard for defining markup languages is called SGML. HTML 2 through 4 all comply with this standard. Standards for Markup Languages

Saturday, September 17th, 2016


At least that’s what I have always known this children’s game as. With this latest version I have made the code a lot shorter and enclosed one piece of the code where the if statement will always return false inside a comment. Noughts and Crosses

Friday, September 16th, 2016

WordPress Security

With WordPress being a popular platform for creating web sites it is also a popular one for crackers to attack. Here we look at a few plugins that you can install onto WordPress to make it harder for ther crackers to break in. WordPress Security

Sunday, September 11th, 2016

Transferring toWordPress

If you already have your content on some other type of web site then it may be possible to transfer that existing content into your new WordPress site.This will definitely be tpossible if your content is currently already in WordPress of another popular blogging platform. Transferring to WordPress

Saturday, September 10th, 2016

WordPress Backups

The last thing you want to happen after spending a lot of time adding content to a WordPress site is to lose everything you have entered. Right from the start you need a backup plan. While the tools built into WordPress allow for manual backups you will need a plugin to automate the process. WordPress […]

Friday, September 9th, 2016

WordPress Plugins

Where the theme defines how your WordPress site looks, the plugins you install will define how it functions. By installing appropriate plugins you can use a WordPress site for many purposes other than as a blog. For example I have set one up on my site to use as the forum where the rest […]

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

WordPress Menus

Most WordPress themes include one or more menus that you can customise to provide links to the most important pages of your site.

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

WordPress Widgets

The next step in setting up a WordPress site after selecting your theme is to decide which widgets to include in your pages and (where the theme makes provision for placing them in more than one spot – which location to put them in.

Sunday, September 4th, 2016

WordPress Themes

You can completely change the way your WordPress site looks simply by selecting a different theme. There are over 100 themes to choose from when you let WordPress host your site and many thousands of themes to choose from if you have WordPress installed on your own hosting. WordPress Themes