This feature seemed especially likely to be useful to me for my older blogs, the ones that had gone through imports and exports and lots of different plugins. At first I wasn’t sure what you were supposed to do besides pasting the code define(‘WP_ALLOW_REPAIR’, true); into your config.php file. (And when I pasted it the… Continue Reading How to Repair and Optimize Your Database in WordPress 2.9
What is it with certain webhosts? I mean, I know that none of the Fantastico-type installers have yet caught up to the fact that you can upgrade WordPress automatically from within the dashboard, so whenever you log into your control panel, it’s going to tell you that you need to upgrade even though you already… Continue Reading Manual Upgrades Are Not a Thing of the Past
The most popular premium (and free) themes almost all have Theme Options, places where you can go in and change the way your WordPress installation work. Sometimes theme options focus mainly on design, such as letting you choose between color schemes or upload a header image. Some themes have much more elaborate options panels… Continue Reading Theme Options vs. Plugins for Controlling WordPress Features and Functions
The Truth About WordPress by Sallie Goetsch of the Podcast Asylum and Jon Leland of ComBridges Recently, in a WordPress group on LinkedIn, the question was asked “Is WordPress the answer to all our prayers?” The writer was extending the conversation about his own blog post which objected vehemently to crazy claims that complete novices… Continue Reading But I Thought WordPress Was Supposed to Be Easy!