Category Archives: Wordpress

Table plugin for wordpress

WP-Table Reloaded enables you to create and manage tables in your WP’s admin area. No HTML knowledge is needed. A comfortable backend allows to easily edit table data. Tables can contain any type of data and additional JavaScript libraries can … Read more

Working with a WordPress Vigilance Child Theme

First, create a folder called “mvigilance.”

In that folder, create a screenshot.png and a style.css.

Here is a sample of what you paste into your style.css.

(beginning of file)

/*
Theme Name: myvigilance
Theme URI: http://wordpress.org/
Description: This is a … Read more

Key tip when importing from one wordpress blog to another wordpress blog

Make sure you completely empty out your Trash. Otherwise, all of your trashed items will appear on your new site in a Published state.… Read more

WordPress: My Posts Are Appearing in a Random Order

This happened to me in the Admin > Posts page as well as the RSS feed (the random order matched on both). This was caused by a bad plugin — postMash.

So the morale of the story — if you … Read more

Installing wordpress on Windows 2003 IIS 6.0: “Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension which is required by WordPress.” (Part 1 of 3)

WordPress and the dreaded “Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL”

So, if you’ve setup wordpress on your own server you’ve probably seen this

“Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL”

Terrible. really terrible.

So, this … Read more

Installing wordpress on Windows 2003 IIS 6.0: “Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension which is required by WordPress.” (Part 2 of 3)

Microsoft IIS 5.1 and IIS 6.0

This section contains instructions for manually setting up Internet Information Services (IIS) 5.1 and IIS 6.0 to work with PHP on Microsoft Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. For instructions on setting up IIS … Read more

Installing wordpress on Windows 2003 IIS 6.0: “Your PHP installation appears to be missing the MySQL extension which is required by WordPress.” (Part 3 of 3)

Here is part 3.

From its first version, IIS has supported CGI (“Common Gateway Interface”). CGI, in its basic form, is a standards-based protocol that allows information servers, such as IIS, to interface with external applications. FastCGI was introduced to … Read more

How do I change my site URL in wordpress

WordPress stores two addresses inside the database. These determine where your blog files are, and where the main index is. On a normal install, these addresses are the same.

There are two occasions where you will need to access the … Read more