WordPress 3.3 Fights with Akismet


Here’s a heads up about what happens to your Akismet plugin once you install WordPress 3.3 First, ALL comments posted to my blogs were going into spam after I installed WordPress 3.3. Ergo, I wasn’t getting email messages about comments being held in moderation. Thought no one was enjoying my latests posts until I found […]

How to Create a Feed Mashup with Google Reader


Ever wondered how webmasters create feed mashups? If you don’t know what I mean by ‘feed mashup’, take a look the homepage of this blog where it says “Ros’ Other Blog Posts“. You’ll see another example on my personal blog under “Recent on Ros’ Other Blogs“. What you’ll notice is that the most recent posts […]

Tag Clouds: Prettier with Plugins


I like placing tag clouds on my blogs’ sidebars or footers. Displaying your blog’s tags in cloud format is an easy way to point your visitors to your most popular topics. The WordPress default tag cloud appearance leaves a little to be desired however, so this article explains how to format prettier tag clouds. In […]

Upgrade to WordPress 3.1 Now


WordPress Version 3.1 was released to the public on February 23, 2011. Highlights include: Internal Linking – click a button for an internal link and it allows you to search for a post or browse a list of existing content and select it for inclusion. Streamlined Writing Interface – new users of WordPress will find […]