General

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…

Code

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…

Meetings

June Meeting update

Our first meeting was on June 30 at Mutually Human Software and we had about 20 people show up.  We did introductions and talked long about what we wanted from the group and how it would work. At this point our plan is to meet the third Thursday of every month.  We’ll have one or…

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Post Ordering

Pages can have an hierarichal ordering.  When you’re editing or creating a page, there’s a box in the bottom right for the page order.  It’s simply numerical, with lower numbers rising to the top. Ordering your pages by editing every one and getting the numbers in the right order is tremendously tedious.  Several very clever…