Yearly Archives: 2010

Case-insensitive tab completion in the Mac OS X Terminal

If you are like me, you use the Terminal a lot. By default the terminal has case-sensitive tab completion, meaning that if you type ‘s’ and press tab it would not suggest a file/folder called ‘S’. Luckily, this is quite

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Posted in Beginner

New plugin – Quick Find!

This plugin adds a hierarchical navigation to your ‘Pages’ menu. This enables you to quickly find the page you want to edit. Simply activate it to get it working! Download now Screenshot:

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Posted in Beginner

Post Formats

Turn your WordPress blog into a Tumblresque blog with Post Formats. Post Formats, introduced with Version 3.1, are meta information that can be used by themes to customize presentation of a post. The basic idea is to provide a specific

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Posted in Intermediate

Which variables are available in your template files?

When you are coding a theme you usually edit standard files such as index.php, single.php, page.php and so on. In these files you might have noticed that some variables are available even though you have not declared them. Such a

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Posted in Advanced

Query another blog on your site

I wrote some simple code so that you could query posts from another blog on your site by using the argument blogid in your query So how does it work? It work pretty well with little, or no testing so

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Posted in Intermediate

Add the browser name and version to the body class

As suggested by Phil Irish, the best way to make browser specific CSS is with a class on the body element rather than separate CSS files or complex hacks. In his example he used conditional HTML to create multiple body-tags,

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Posted in Beginner

Keep a track of what happens in your header and footer

When developing a theme you should execute the wp_head and wp_footer functions in your theme’s header and footer. The functions are hooked with an action that enables other plug-ins to add necessary files and code. But it is always good

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