how do i add a plugin or a widget to my wordpress?

The distinction between WordPress.com and WordPress.org can cause some confusion for people. Let’s clear it up.  WordPress.com is brought to you by some of the same folks who work on WordPress, the open source blogging software.  WordPress.com utilizes the same WordPress software which you can download at WordPress.org.  With WordPress.com the hosting and managing of the … Read morehow do i add a plugin or a widget to my wordpress?

Send links to wordpress posts automatically to twitter using the Publicize feature

If you’re a WordPress.com user you probably already know about how the service automatically sends your posts to Ping-o-Matic! to help promote them for you. Today the Publicize feature gets a major addition: the ability to send your posts to Twitter. You can go with the default tweet or customize the message, and override the … Read moreSend links to wordpress posts automatically to twitter using the Publicize feature

How do I change my wordpress URL back to its old settings

Go to your MySQL Command Line Client Enter password that you used when you set up wordpress. You will see a mysql> prompt. Select wordpress database by typing “use wordpress” or whatever wordpress database name you used. mysql> UPDATE wp_options SET option_value = replace(option_value, ‘http://the_url_that_messed_you_up’, ‘http://the_old_url_you_want_to_revert_back_to’) WHERE option_name = ‘home’ OR option_name = ‘siteurl’; If … Read moreHow do I change my wordpress URL back to its old settings

How do I migrate content from Microsoft Spaces Live to a Custom WordPress Domain

I did this on Mac OS X Snow Leopard. 1) Install python and Beautiful Soup 3.0.6. 2) To install the BeautifulSoup.py into the python runtime, type the following from a Terminal window: sudo python setup.py install 3) Download live-space-mover from http://code.google.com/p/live-space-mover/ and place it into Beautiful Soup folder which contains the BeautifulSoup.py. 4) Change your … Read moreHow do I migrate content from Microsoft Spaces Live to a Custom WordPress Domain