Tag Archives: wordpress

Custom menus CSS in WordPress

While working on a project I needed to use a particular CSS class for a particular WordPress menu item, thankfully the following resources told me how. The first link was the most helpful, but all of them have some insights into menus on WordPress. 🙂 How to Add a Custom Class to a WordPress Menu Item – SevenSparkhttp://sevenspark.com/tutorials/how-to-add-a-custom-class-to-a-wordpress-menu-itemThis is a question I get a lot related to UberMenu – WordPress Mega Menu Plugin, though it’s actually baked into WordPress Core.

Redirect a particular WordPress Page to another site URL?

Question. Does any one know how to redirect any WordPress Page to a particular other website? Pretty urgent, please help if you can. Thx Laurie Answer. Yes, there are some great plugins that can do exactly what you are requesting! Here are my top three choices: #1 Quick Page/Post Redirect Plugin « WordPress Pluginshttp://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/quick-pagepost-redirect-plugin/Redirect Pages/Posts to another page/post or external URL. Has edit box as well as global options. Specify the redirect Location and type. For PHP5+ Download Version 5.0.2 #2

Two WordPress plugins for database driven sites

Here are two plugin I am evaluating for use on a user-generated-content website: WordPress › Formidable Forms « WordPress Pluginshttp://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/formidable/Quickly and easily build forms with a simple drag-and-drop interface and in-place editing. There are dozens of form-building plugins out there to create forms, but most are… WordPress › AZIndex « WordPress Pluginshttp://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/azindex/screenshots/Stylish Indexes for your WordPress Blog. Create alphabetical indexes of your posts, with headings, subheadings, and descriptions, based on post title, Download Version 0.8.1 Both have some very cool

Rich snippets in Google and WordPress using GD Star Rating

[this post needs to be reformatted and elaborated on, but for now here are the links that helped me get both AUTHOR and RATING rich snippets working on my blog :-)] VERY nice info on configuring GD Star Rating http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/add-rich-snippets-reviews-wordpress-blog/ Good general overview of the task at hand and all the related info http://yoast.com/rich-snippets-everywhere/ http://www.sakthiganesh.com/integrating-google-rich-snippets-wordpress http://wpprobusiness.com/4390/add-rich-snippets-wordpress/ How to test to see if your rich snippets are formatted correctly and visible to Google http://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/richsnippets

New theme: Swift Basic

2012.01.14 UPDATE: I have disabled the Swift theme after having some major image issues with it 🙁 In an effort to reduce bandwidth usage and decrease page load times, I am evaluating a new theme for my blog 🙂 So far I like the theme and here are some links that were helpful in customizing it: Ideal media settings and useful plugins for SWIFT theme : Swift Themeshttp://swiftthemes.com/wordpress-themes/swift/swift-user-guide/ideal-media-settings-and-useful-plugins-for-swift-theme/Ideal media settings and useful plugins for SWIFT theme The following screenshot shows the

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

Fixing Warning: date() [function.date] in PHP 5.3 [solved]

If you recently upgraded to a newer version of PHP, like PHP 5.3, you may be getting some errors similar to this in your PHP scripts: Warning: date() [function.date]: It is not safe to rely on the system’s timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected ‘America/Chicago’ for […]  instead