(I’m helping a person on simbi.com learn about WordPress plugin development. Sometimes, an article will be produced to elaborate on a topic. This article explains WordPress concepts and components.)
WordPress isn’t just blogging or CMS software, it’s a framework for general website development. Like every framework, it comes with a huge library of objects that you’re supposed to use to create your applications. This article will describe many of these objects.
Continue reading WordPress Concepts and Parts for Beginners
I just wrote a small hack that displays, in the menu, a hierarchical menu of Categories. When you add Category to a menu, that category, and all it’s descendents, are rendered as a menu.
The plugin is here at my GitHub: WP Category Menus.
Continue reading WordPress Category Menus
I have been managing a site with multisite and domain mapping, without the traditional plugin. Domain mapping is when you allow a multsite website like mysite.example.com to be used as the website for a different domain, like mysite.com.
The biggest problem I had was getting the admin login working on a mapped domain. This good tutoral explains how to fix that problem. Continue reading WordPress’ COOKIE_DOMAIN and Multisite with Domain Mapping
I have a tiny site, sign-in-sheet.com, that was an experiment to see if ads can pay; they can, but it’s a tiny site, with tiny revenues. Continue reading Some Notes on Site Migration to WordPress
A few companies sell this service, and I looked into it. While conversion and existing layout to a WordPress theme isn’t too hard to create a rudimentary theme that replicates an existing website. Is this a valuable service? Is it going to help the site? Answers withing. Continue reading Converting HTML Layouts into a WordPress Theme