Category Archives: WordPress

New Version of the Latest News plugin

The new version has been released today and includes the following updates: Added the “has archive” flag to allow news items to be viewed in the archives ”has_archive’ => TRUE Added a parameter to output the date of the latest … Continue reading

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WordPress secure Backup

My requirement was to find a secure backup solution that would generate full backups of a whole WordPress website including the database, theme files, uploaded images, settings, etc. The backups would be stored on the web with a separate host … Continue reading

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Using the More tag with a custom loop in WordPress

I was using custom posts to produce a list of projects and everything was going fine. I had a loop using WP_Query that filtered the posts correctly on post type. However when I tried using the <!–more–> tag in the … Continue reading

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Move the search box to the header – WordPress 3 revision

The default Twenty Ten theme in WordPress 3 places the search box in the sidebar if you are not using any widgets. Moving it to the header is relatively easy to do if you’re comfortable making minor changes to the … Continue reading

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Move the WordPress pages to the header – revisited

This updated article describes how to use the page widget to build a page menu in the WordPress header. For the background to this see the previous post Move the WordPress page links to the header that described a simple … Continue reading

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Warning – backup before updating to WordPress 2.8

The first problem with updating to WordPress version 2.8 was with the automatic update facility, the new version comes with it’s own automatic updater built in. This means the WordPress Automatic Update plugin is no longer required and should be … Continue reading

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