51 Essential WordPress Plugins (and bonus functions!)

After working with WordPress for several years and combing through countless “top 10” WordPress plugin blog posts for plugins that A. Work well and B. Are updated regularly and don’t break with core upgrades (often), I’ve come up with my own cache of WordPress plugins I go back to on a regular basis to get … Read More

WordPress MU – Taming the Beast

I just finished up a project that involved an impromptu introduction to WordPress MU – THE mother of all blog-related projects for Absolute (so far). In about one month, we set up 27 blog sites (one of which is a site to rule them all), developed 3 unique themes (with 16 different customizations for each … Read More

WP Greet Box – remind your visitors to subscribe to your RSS feed

Today I found a nifty WordPress plugin that gently reminds new visitors to your blog to subscribe to your RSS feed. WP Greet Box shows up when visitors view a post, and even customizes the experience based on where the user arrived from (Google, Facebook, Twitter, etc.). You’ll probably notice it directly above this text … Read More

The things you learn, and the things you remember

WordPress is a beast that I love to hate to love. When it works, it works very well, which is 99% of the time. But when it doesn’t, well, then I can usually plan on spending at least 4-6 hours researching why it’s not, and then (most of the time) an hour or so fixing … Read More