Tweet Gershwin is available, and there are some really nice features included. My favorite new feature is one I’m using right now…full page editing that gets rid of all the superfluous litter around the post composing screen and lets you just write. No worries, some nice smooth AJAX allows the major post editing options to […]
Tweet For those of you running WordPress on your sites, you should see a prompt to install the latest Security Release. You need to update ASAP to remedy a security vulnerability that can allow your password to be reset by a hacker. Do not hesitate on this one!
Tweet Never shy about releasing updates, WordPress has released version 2.8.2. Only one fix, and that’s a security vulnerability in the admin area. It probably wouldn’t have been a very big problem, but now that the problem has been acknowledge, some clowns are bound to try to take advantage of it.
Tweet I typically advise people to hold off on WordPress upgrades for major releases and grab the next release. I seldom take my own advice though…I just love getting the latest and greatest. But for all of you who do wait until the version after a major update to upgrade your WordPress, the day has […]
Tweet WordPress 2.8 is rolling out today, and there are several features and enhancements I’m pretty excited about. They keep making my favorite content management tool better and better! Theme Management Drastically Improved We now have functionality similar to that of plugin management. Now there’s no need to find a theme, download it to your […]
Tweet Aunt Bea asked a question about placing social networking links at the bottom of posts. Simple answer…there’s a plugin for that–Sociable makes it super easy to place those little buttons at the bottom of every post. Right out of the virtual box, Sociable automatically puts these links a the end of every post. In […]
Tweet Smashing Magazine has 100 new themes for those of you who might be inclined to change it up sometime. High quality free WordPress Themes have become harder and harder to find in the past year, with the influx of premium themes, more and more designers and developers are selling themes (and rightly so, they […]
Tweet I totally recommend getting a hosting package that includes Fantastico. It makes installing WordPress about as easy as it could possibly be. But now there’s an option for those that don’t have Fantastico–EasyWP Install. DailyBlogTips has more details.
Tweet If you haven’t heard about Tweetmeme yet, chances are you will soon–like right now. In fact you can see evidence on this page–that little “Retweet This” button is provided by Tweetmeme. I’ll give you the high points. Tweetmeme is a service that’s sort of like Digg in that it allows you to “vote” for […]
Tweet One of the most effective things you can do to help optimize your site for search engines is to link to yourself. It’s ok. Everybody does it. There’s no reason for us to feel uncomfortable talking about it. If you’re like me, part of the motivation for self-linking may be that you think a […]