WordPress Archives

Tips and Tricks on WordPress usage and development. I am very passionate about WordPress, but it doesn’t work just by itself – it needs a rich environment to live and breathe in.

If you’re after theme and plugin alterations, we have a category for that.

How to link YouTube and your self-hosted WordPress

YouTube allows you to easily share videos on many popular blogging platforms, such as Blogger and WordPress. With the latter, you can either link your WordPress.com account, or your self hosted blog. I tried this several times, only to find an unexplained error message on YouTube. Finally, thanks to The Social Media Guide, I know … Read more

WordPress Themes

Here are some sites to check out for FREE WordPress Themes: http://www.themescore.com/ http://www.amazingwordpressthemes.com http://www.wordpress.org/extend/themes I’ll amend this list if and when I discover more – drop me a line of a resource you can think of.

What is a Favicon?

Its this tiny little graphic that gets displayed in your browser when you’re visiting certain websites (left of the URL). Technically it’s a file called “favicon.ico” in the root directory of your installation. It’s a 16×16 pixel graphic in either ICO, JPG or PNG format. For details, check Wikipedia’s excellent article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Favicon If you’d like … Read more

How to backup your WordPress database?

The Database is the heart of your WordPress installation. Simply backing up and restoring all your files via FTP is not enough – it only contains the actual WordPress “programme” if you will, your plugins and themes, and all your uploaded media files (like pictures). It does NOT however contain your posts, links and some … Read more