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.
I just installed one of these at home, and it’s great. It reminds me of OpenWRT, the open source router firmware, in that it allows you to turn the router into a WiFi client, a wireless bridge, an access point, or a range extender. It’s super-cheap at around $25, and extremely easy to configure with the provided configuration wizard.
Continue reading TP-Link TL-WA801ND: Nice
This is for any CMS, but I needed to add an automatic backup when I migrated a site to WordPress. Most folks use a plugin, but I’m old-school and like to use cron. You need to know some Unix to implement this.
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