WordPress 2.3.2

WordPress 2.3.2 is now available. It “is an urgent security release that fixes a bug that can be used to expose your draft posts.” I just upgraded without any problems. More info on what’s new in 2.3.2 can be found here.

Making WordPress work for me

The wide variety of plugins available for WordPress is what sold me on the application. If WordPress doesn’t do something you’d expect it to do, there’s probably a plugin available to fill the void. On my site, I use several plugins to keep things running smoothly or to add functionality not present in a core-install… Continue reading Making WordPress work for me

Tags in WordPress 2.3

WordPress 2.3 introduces a new feature to the popular blog platform: tagging. Sure, you’ve been able to do it with plugins like Ultimate Tag Warrior in the past, but WordPress’ built-in tag system is simple, unobtrusive, and easy to use. In order to get tags to display on individual posts, we’ll use the_tags. <?php the_tags(‘before’,… Continue reading Tags in WordPress 2.3

WP Theme: Gray Day

WP Theme: Gray Day. Forgot to mention that Patrick, a friend and coworker, released his first WordPress theme – Gray Day – last week. I really love the use of cyan with the gray in this theme. It’s definitely worth checking out.

WordPress 2.3 Beta1

So, a new developmental version of WordPress was released last night. Being the sucker that I am, I went ahead and upgraded to WordPress 2.3 Beta1, and to my surprise, everything installed without any problems at all. I haven’t seen a full list of all that’s been changed in this version, but based on my… Continue reading WordPress 2.3 Beta1

Separating Trackbacks/Pings from Comments in WordPress

I was trying to figure out the best way to separate trackbacks/pings from the comments here on the site. I’ve seen a number of tutorials out there, but none seemed to do exactly what I wanted. The code is piece-mealed from a couple of places, but this is how I accomplished it here on the… Continue reading Separating Trackbacks/Pings from Comments in WordPress