Posts Tagged ‘ wordpress ’

2 Great ways to auto post your blog articles/pages to both twitter and facebook

Mar 16th, 2012 | By

Well this article started off a lot shorter and simpler than where it ended up and that’s because over the course of this week I’ve discovered some limitations with the first and simpler method I was advocating.  I’ll keep that for last but start off with the best way to ‘syndicate’ your blogs onto the
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Timezone offset in WordPress

Mar 5th, 2012 | By

This is more of a reminder to myself than anything.. But if you have a calendar plugin installed on wordpress that is syncing to a google calendar and the time of the events on your wordpress blog are completely different times than on your google calendar then you need to change the timezone in wordpress
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Want to reduce WordPress’ load on your server? Here’s how…

Mar 4th, 2012 | By

Alright, I’ve gone over wp-super-cache, i’ve gone over all sorts of things but today I learned a shocking little secret about wordpress.   Every single time a user hits your blog wordpress runs wp-cron.php, brilliant isn’t it?  Why the hell would wordpress run a file like WP-CRON for every visitor?  Shouldn’t the name of the
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Posts not found on wordpress multisite sub-directory blog

Feb 25th, 2012 | By

Wow, that’s a mouthful of adjectives to describe the location of the problem.. Let me explain.  I just finished setting up a multi-site wordpress install for the first time(which means, combined with my drupal sites, that I’m finally a man) and a little problem arose where all of the links to the posts on the
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Updating/Installing wordpress themes or plugins without having to enter FTP info

Feb 22nd, 2012 | By

I first saw this in action when I setup wordpress on a shared host after running it on my dedicated server for years.  All of a sudden when I clicked ‘install’ there was no FTP prompt, the bloody thing just installed!  I was amazed at this new development and looked into how it was done.
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Attracta? More like Attacka! Horrible SEO service destroys server

Feb 21st, 2012 | By

Wow, a 2 day hellish experience has finally come to an end.  My CPU usage spiked up to 100% from 20% 3 days ago for no apparent fault of my own, IE: nothing had been done to or changed on the server at all.  The techs at my hosting company just assumed it was wordpress
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Can’t login to wordpress – wp-admin just shows “The base configurations of the WordPress.”

Feb 21st, 2012 | By

Well after 3 days of trying to track down why the sites on this shared account we’re taking up 100% of the cpu usage of a pretty beefy server I narrowed it down to one of my wordpress installs being compromised (Update your WP installs kids!).  Before I knew it was because of this I
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WordPress Multisite and Nginx don’t play nice together

Feb 20th, 2012 | By

So you’ve just installed or upgraded to WordPress Multisite and upon checking out your first network site you are greeted with a page full of broken images.  Wondering why?  Well if you are using Nginx and apache chances are you’ll need to tell nginx to stop running on that domain, or at leaset tone it
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The best deal on wordpress themes

Feb 5th, 2012 | By

Well I just purchased a year subscription to Elegant Themes and I had to write a little blurb about how bloody impressed I am.  As much as this would sound like a simple advert for these guys it’s not.  It’s me looking at the 73 themes I just bought for $39.99.  That’s just over $0.50
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MapMyUser.com wordpress ‘hack’ means new theme for the site!

Jan 5th, 2012 | By

I call this a ‘hack’ but in reality there was no breach of security, it was a clever little trojan of sorts put into my old theme by it’s creators.   What I’m talking about is the sudden appearance of a little tab on the right hand side of the page that messed up my
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