Rendering Jetpack Stats

Jetpack is a plugin offered by WordPress.com, and it contains a variety of services, each of which can be activated or deactivated within Jetpack, depending on what you want to use. One of the features is web site statistics.  You create a WordPress.com account and then associate it with your Jetpack plugin.  Then Jetpack keeps…

Post Sorting Reloaded

I recently had a client tell me they wanted an archive page that listed every single item in the database on one page.  Since it was for a custon content type and not an infinite blog I went with it. It just uses the default archive template They they said they wanted them sorted by…

WordPress first settings

There’s a short list of things of things I do immediately to every WordPress install.  I’m not talking about plugins or themes, just simple settings changes. Some of them I strongly recommend to everyone, some are optional, but I’d recommend you at least look through them.  1. Turn off Comments Even if I know I’m…

Creating a new image size

Recently I found the need to make a new image size in WordPress, other than the usual “Thumbnail”, “Medium”, “Large”, and “Full”. It’s not very difficult, you simply need to use the function add_image_size in your theme function file, a custom plugin, or an mu-plugins file. It takes 4 options, 3 are required.  The first…