Image loading in WordPress 3.5

thumbnail images in wordpress image loader

How to use the new WordPress media loader (photos, etc.). To upload an image and insert it into a post/page, begin at the same location as before, atop the post's type-menu bar. "Add Media" replaces "Upload/Insert" (the camera graphic). "Add … [Continue reading]

Square peg. Round hole. Splat!

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Having a great logo or custom header image can really make a web site. Branding, aesthetics, visual impact -- what's not to like? Here's what's not to like: Most graphic designers create artwork apart from the ultimate environment. In our … [Continue reading]

Zen and the art of WordPress

As user-friendly as WordPress is, people often struggle with the basics of creating a post and adding art elements. Then there are those mysterious text fields ... Some clients pay me to handle all that. Some want to post content themselves. Works … [Continue reading]

Comment spam vs. Akismet

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Almost everyone on WordPress uses the famed Akismet comment spam filter. This is the most popular WP plugin, for good reason. Akismet is very good, not perfect. You'll not find many legitimate reader comments stuck in the WordPress spam filter … [Continue reading]

An appointment with your blog

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When it comes to blogging, what a difference a day makes -- especially if it's the first one of the month. I strive to update all of my blogs come the start of each new month. The previous post may be only a day old -- maybe even a few hours old … [Continue reading]