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Tag: WordPress

The WordPress 3.0 Milestone

Looking at the upcoming WordPress 3.0 milestone, and the issues incumbent with canonical plugins.

Another WordPress blank page

Fixing blank pages in WordPress caused by embedded theme links in the wp-config.php file.

Playing with the WordPress database

After initially solving my database character encoding problems by ignoring the specific strings in the wp-config.php file, I was finally forced to alter the characters in the database during a recent reshuffle. Whilst there are two automated solutions available via plugin, namely g30rg3x‘s UTF-8 Database Converter and the Modified UTF8 Sanitize Plugin, sadly neither worked […]

WordPress 2.8 roadmap

With the latest 2.7 release barely out of the door, the WordPress team are already looking to set out the roadmap for 2.8. The recent update had an impressive mix of tweaks, fixes, features and a nice interface overhaul, and their little survey has a list of tasks to prioritise for the next release. Unfortunately, […]

Relying on plugins

Plugins can be a major boon. They can add variety to a site, integrate third party software, collect feedback, improve navigation, or add features. Occasionally they may become integral to the way a blog is run. But they can also become a burden or a major stumbling point. The recent WordPress 2.5 release made a […]

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