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Hints and tips for creating a great blog that are not WordPress specific, but are still considered good practice.

A Project with jQuery

Duane —  July 3, 2011 — 5 Comments

Surely every programmer has heard about jQuery by now, but how many of them are actually using it? I recently had the pleasure of creating a new website utilizing jQuery, and I must say, it is awesome! The site has a  lot of user interactions that benefit greatly from jQuery’s capabilities. Other than the ease of working with the DOM like selecting and editing elements of the page, my favorite feature is the AJAX calls. Each action can be a separate web service function, which makes for a compact and clean coding environment. Continue Reading…

In my previous multiple WordPress installations with a single database tutorial, I explained a simple tweak to the wp-config.php file. The newer versions of WordPress, however, don’t require you to edit the wp-config.php file before installation. This tutorial will explain how you can accomplish the same thing without touching your wp-config.php file.

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Written nearly five years ago, the WordPress Trackback Tutorial remains one of the most visited posts on this website. It was designed to help untangle the mysteries of trackbacks and pingbacks, but there were still a number of questions. This post will serve as a makeshift FAQ. Continue Reading…

Custom WordPress installation files that allow you to define a custom username, display name, and default category.

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