After WordPress Install

After WordPress Install

The first thing I do after a wordpress install: 1. I change the permalinks structure to “/%category%/%postname%/”. I don’t use category pages, I make pages in place of the categories. I don’t like how it looks when you use normal category templates, So I create custom queries on the pages that call the category. 2. […]

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Dyanmic Image Resizing

Dyanmic Image Resizing

I use timthumb for dynamic image resizing. It works on most webhosts and requires little to no setting up. All you have to do is upload the file to your website and link to it like so: <img src="//timthumb.php?src=/images/whatever.jpg&amp;h=150&amp;w=150&amp;zc=1" alt="" /> And you can adjust the height, the width and the quality of the image resized. The above code […]

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Get the First Image From Post

Get the First Image From Post

I had wanted to get the first image from a post since I started using wordpress. Problem was, I wasn’t smart enough to understand how to do it. Or how to even think about the ways to go around doing it. I was using the Post Thumb plugin but it wasn’t ever getting updated and […]

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A Good Webhost

A Good Webhost

If you do use wordpress and are hosting websites, It is even better to make sure that your web host is up and running also and will work with what you are doing. I have found that dreamhost is a good web hosting company. I literally purchased this domain and got this website going in […]

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Custom Templates

Custom Templates

Creating custom templates for pages is what makes wordpress extremely valuable. That is wordpress’s hidden secret that makes it so important for a blogging and CMS platform. I use wordpress custom templates in every wordpress site that I make. To create a custom template first you have to create a php file and I tend […]

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Dynamic Copyright

Dynamic Copyright

I hate hate hate sites that don’t update there copyright. I know if you don’t use some sort of template system it can be hard to shift through all of your pages to do this. So make your website with WordPress or hire someone to do it for you, I am busy I can’t help […]

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