Lately I was having a lot of trouble updating the WordPress installs on all the blogs that I manage. Doing it with FTP can be extremely slow and time consuming. I used to upload the zipped WordPress directory and then unzipping and updating via SSH, however, this still was pretty complicated. I’ve been wanting to try updating WordPress via Subversion for ages, and I finally did.
An archive page is nothing more than a page with links to your blog posts ordered by date, category, etc. In this tutorial we’re going to list all the blog posts in our blog, ordered by date in a hierarchical way.
Sometimes I find it pretty hard to type my WordPress Admin URL… you know “http://blogaddress.com/wp-admin.php” or “http://blogaddress.com/wp-admin/“… that’s too many dashes, points and slashes for my taste :-D.
Ever wanted to have a “Random Post” link or button in your sidebar but you don’t know where to start? Well, today I’m going to show you how to do it.
Also called initial letters, initial caps are enlarged characters that are used as the first letter of a paragraph. Initial caps can be in a different font, different color, or you could even use images instead! In this tutorial we’re going to learn how to create initial caps using special HTML markup, CSS styling, and then we’re going to automate the process with a PHP function.
Alert! This tip is more fun than useful.
Ever wanted to display a random “Read More…” link on your blog homepage? Here’s some code that’ll help you do just that.