Been spending a ton of time in WordPress and its PHP lately, so thought it was only appropriate to share the article below. I’m very familiar with WP, and hadn’t heard of any of these plugins, but about to try a couple of them.
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A co-worker shared this last week, and have been meaning to post it on here. I’ve always just hidden the admin bar of WordPress via CSS (or via the settings on a per-user basis in the wp-admin), but this is a cleaner and more efficient way to get rid of it.
I’ll all about eeking speed out of my sites. Sadly, my personal sites lag behind in that category when compared to the professional web development projects I’m involved in. WordPress adds another layer of inefficiency, and this list I came across the other day seems like a great checklist of things to do to improve your sites performance.
Adding this list to my toDo for both this site and Keefer Madness.
Nice writeup on the pricing (and the value) of a WordPress theme. This could also be relevant for pricing of plugins as well.
In case you missed it last week, WordPress released a security update on Thursday. Looks like there were 37 bug fixes and security updates.
I spent part of the afternoon on Friday updating all of the web properties I’m responsible for — which is an ever-growing list!
Here’s another nice article about making the most out of the versatile WordPress. The permalinks tip is a no-brainer. I had no idea on the Google author stuff though.
I never realized this, but it makes sense that the cron job that runs as part of the WordPress install is not in fact a real cron service. But the article below explains how you can (and should as long as you have access on your web server) to run the WordPress cron as a true server cron job.
Happy new year, everyone!
WordPress’ add-on set of plugins, JetPack has some cool features, including this spiffy-looking year-in-summary report. Thought I’d share it with the Keefr.com readers/subscribers:
The biggest thing the report tells me is I need more people tweeting and commenting about the various articles to get the word out about the site.
Man, I thought I had already posted this article prior to Christmas, but doesn’t look like I ever got around to it. Regardless, It’s a good way to start the new year’s posts.
WordPress has become quite familiar to me and coupled with a few crucial plugins like Advanced Custom Fields make it into a powerful and versatile content management system. But the list linked below shows some cool plugin and theme combination to utilize WordPress in other ways as well. It’s something to keep in the back of your mind for various projects.
This is a quick and simple article on redirecting your 404 page to elsewhere within your WordPress install. Makes total sense after reading it, but learned something new today: