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Remove [caption] shortcode from All in One SEO Pack in WordPress 2.6

Starting in WordPress 2.6, they’ve added captions to images that are automatically generated and use the Shortcode API to make it happen.  One side effect is that All in One SEO Pack isn’t set up to strip the caption from the automatically generated META tags, so you may end up with in your description. Thanks to […]

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Code Design Tutorial

Creating a Real Estate Website in WordPress — Part 2

If you find this article helpful, please share it, or Digg it! In Part 1 of Building a real estate website in WordPress, you learned about a plugin called FreshPost that we used to set up the basic structure of your real estate website.  Using this article, you will be able to display a single listing page […]

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Code WordPress

Get medium image size in WordPress

This is for everyone who’s been trying to find out how to get the medium image size of a post attachment in WordPress: You’ve got to send the function the ID you’re trying to get the medium images for. $medium = wp_get_attachment_image_src($picture->ID, ‘medium’, false); $med_url = $medium[0]; $med_width = $medium[1]; $med_height = $medium[2]; There are […]

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Code WordPress

How I fixed WP-DownloadManager 404 errors

I use LesterChan‘s Download Manager plugin, and it’s great. Good interface, simple purpose.  I recently found out that after upgrading a client’s site to WP 2.5, WP-DownloadManager was no longer working.  I followed the documentation on the plugin website, including resetting the permalink structure, but nothing worked. For some reason the re-write wasn’t working properly: all […]

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Code Design

Building a Real Estate Website in WordPress – Part 1

I am designing and creating a real estate website with WordPress, and I’m going to be writing a few articles that detail how it’s done.  This article will get you started — please leave feedback with any questions or topic requests for the next installment. Real estate using WordPress Part 2 is now available! A little background — […]

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Blogging

WordPress.com finally updates to 2.5 — A review

A picture [of my cat] is worth a thousand words. I’ve been waiting for WordPress.com to update the administration panel so that I can have galleries.  That is the main feature that I’ve been waiting for.  Now it’s here, I can finally upload pictures of my cat (and my wife 🙂 )   This will […]

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WordPress

Admin Drop Down Menu plugin does not break WordPress 2.5 Image Uploader [updated]

The plugin has been updated. The multitudes may celebrate fewer clicks! As sad as it is to admit (since the plugin has saved me thousands of clicks), Admin Drop Down Menu by Ozh breaks the WordPress image uploader. If you’ve tried everything WordPress tells you to do in order to fix that Image Gallery feature […]

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Code

Cars and Code – Not all that different

Customizing under the hood I was talking with one of my clients who is a mechanic, and he was telling me about how he used to do a lot of car customization and performance enhancing, and that he really loved it.He told me that the problem with customizing cars is that when you start tinkering […]