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Making your WordPress blog Retina ready

Two handy-dandy plugins for making sure your blog displays high-res images to your readers that are using Retina (or equivalent) displays: WordPress › Simple WP Retina « WordPress Pluginshttp://wordpress.org/plugins/simple-wp-retina/Seamlessly replaces images with @2x versions on Retina and other high pixel density screens. Change is performed server side saving requests. No action is required on your part other than to activate it and to regenerate your thumbnails with the Regenerate Thumbnails plugin. WordPress › WP Retina 2x « WordPress Pluginshttp://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-retina-2x/Make your

JPEG compression and JPEG quality in WordPress

While working on part of the Branson’s Nantucket website I needed to find a way to reduce page load times. Of course there are many ways to do this but one thing that immediately stood out was JPEG file size. Some JPEGs were 400kb+ and there were a number of them to be loaded on one page. That may be fine for people with super-fast internet connections, but alas many people (myself included) sometime make due with relatively slow connections. What

Akismet Privacy Policies Plugin for WordPress

Q. Thank you for the recommendation to install Akismet on my Weblogs.us blog. It has worked to prevent spam on my blog. I also saw there is an Akismet privacy policy plugin? -P A. Glad you are enjoying the anti-spam plugin! As for the privacy policy plugin, I had actually never heard of it before you emailed. After some research it appears to generally be geared toward bloggers in Germany, as apparently Akismet (probably due to the way it tests comment content

Plugin: Regenerate Thumbnails ERROR undefined [SOLVED!]

Regenerate Thumbnails solution [permissions screenshot]

Question: I’m a big fan of the Regenerate Thumbnails WordPress plugin, howeve, recently some of my photos aren’t able to have their thumbnails regenerated! All I get is the following error Regenerate Thumbnails All done! 0 image(s) were successfully resized in 2 seconds and there were 1 failure(s). To try regenerating the failed images again, click here. To go back to the previous page, click here. Please be patient while the thumbnails are regenerated. This can take a while if