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 more

How to Use a Read More Link in WordPress

ou can split the posts of your blog so that only the first part of the post is displayed on the home and archive views. When you do this, a link will be placed directly after your excerpt, pointing the reader to the full content of the article. You can find the insert More tag … Read more

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 more

I installed a new wordpress them and now I get a parse error

Here is the full error Parse error: parse error, unexpected ‘{‘ in /home/content/m/f/4/mf4people/html/blog/wp-content/themes/slidette/functions.php on line 146 FTP to your site and delete that theme’s folder (under /wp-content/themes/ThemeName). WordPress will then fall back to the Default theme.  Or you might to login and then select and theme.

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 more