Installing my own WordPress plugins

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Twice today that I’ve needed to install my Auto Future Post WordPress plugin to a blog that didn’t have it yet. A little odd searching for yourself on the WordPress extend library, but it’s pretty easy to find when you know exactly what you’re looking for. And it says something about how easy it is… Read more »

Auto Future Post Date WordPress Plugin

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Need a way to automatically schedule posts for X number of days past your current latest post? On another blog I write a handful of posts at a time and schedule them out over several days.  But I have to keep going back and forth to the post list to check dates.  This plugin adds… Read more »

Moving WordPress Plugins

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A couple years ago I setup a website to let me play around with creating WordPress plugins and themes. Turns out it’s never gotten much traffic, so I’m going to start using this site instead. Shouldn’t really matter all that much other than the other site is just going to sort of wither away. This… Read more »

Set WordPress image to “none”

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Been using WordPress for a while now. Heck, this blog has been running WP since 2007. So it’s really sad that it took until today for me to figure this out. Putting an image inline to a post defaults to link to a new attachment page for that image. As often as I remembered to,… Read more »

Kicked out a quick WordPress plugin

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Yesterday I went about trying to figure out how to get my latest Tweet up in the header of this site. After looking at a couple of dozen Twitter plugins for WordPress I decided to write my own when I couldn’t find one that worked like I wanted it to. The result is Just A… Read more »

Finally installed WPTouch plugin

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Like about 2 million other people, I finally downloaded the WPTouch WordPress plugin allowing this site to have a phone friendly version. So far I’m liking it, and it looks much better than the other plugins and themes I checked out. This one really does look like an iPhone program, which is cool even tough… Read more »

Starting a blog vs starting a forum

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I’m a bit addicted to starting web sites. While WordPress is my go to software, I’ve been leaning towards forum software recently. While I like the idea of blogging because I can put pretty much whatever I want online, I can do the same with a forum. And a forum has the advantage that other… Read more »

Just finished up a couple of WordPress plugins

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Needed a break from a larger web app I’m working on and this weekend kicked out a couple of WordPress plugins that I’ve had on my idea file for a while now. The first is called rTwit and lets you embed any Twitter feed you want into a post or page. Most of the Twitter… Read more »

JavaScript version of PHP __FILE__ or __DIR__

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This is one of those issues I keep coming back to.  I need a way to get the path of the current JavaScript file.  Something analogous to the PHP __DIR__ constant or dirname(__FILE__). Found something close on Stack Overflow.  The solution there gets the entire file.  A bit of substring and lastIndexOf and I had… Read more »

My checklist for setting up a WordPress site

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Found myself setting up another WordPress blog this afternoon – blatant link plug – and got to thinking that I do the same steps every time I setup a new blog, and probably should write them down.  So here are my steps.  They may be a little different on your end, and I’d like to… Read more »