Tag: plugin

Solution to the WordPress Plugin WPTouch Returns a 404 Error when the Category is Empty.

There is an excellent plugin for WordPress called WPTouch. It’s purpose is to format web content to display more appropriately on portable devices such as the iPhone, BlackBerry, and other similar interfaces. It is extremely customizable. One of the nagging issues that I had had with this plugin is that it contains it’s own function for displaying categories. The problem…

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WordPress plugin Simple Tags fix for WordPress 2.9

Simple Tags is broken with the upgrade to WordPress 2.9. Simple Tags offer many advanced tagging features, that include mass tag editing, embedded tagging, auto tags, dynamic tag clouds, and many other feature. There is a “simple” fix to make it work. The author had hardcoded WordPress versions. Here is the original line of code, found in the file simple-tags.php…

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WordPress Plugin: Paypal Donate (Version 1.1)

The original WordPress PayPal Donate is a plugin written by Mikhail Esteves in 2006. This plugin allows for the easy inclusion of Paypal Donate buttons in WordPress posts and pages. On the option page the generated donate button code provided by PayPal can be saved to a form and the pre-defined tag may be applied to individual posts or pages….

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WP-Table support for the WordPress Plugin Search Unleashed

There are many great WordPress plugins and Search Unleashed is no exception. It serves as a great replacement to the built-in WordPress search engine. Search Unleashed extends the standard search with a full text search across posts, pages, comments, authors, and meta-data. It even offers modules that support other plugins including NextGEN Gallery. The reason anyone should want to upgrade…

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WordPress LDAP Authentication

I wanted to enable LDAP in an instance of WordPress 2.6.2. To do this was not as simple as I had hoped. I spent a little over an hour trying to implement something that seemed to be self evident. After some research and testing and once all the pieces were identified and correctly configured, I finally got it working. The…

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WordPress Site Update Widget

On one of my websites, I have older dated material, so it seems that the site is not being updated. I wanted to put a widget in place that would indicate that the “site was last updated” however; the native widget built into WordPress will not execute PHP code. I found a WordPress plugin called the Samsarin PHP Widget. The…

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WordPress Plugin one-click-plugin-updater error and fix

I had downloaded a great little plugin for WordPress that works as advertised. It will update a single plugin rather quickly. I recently made some changes to the table names and imported into another mySQL database. In each case, the one-click-plugin-updater plugin failed to work 100%. The plugin page would be plagued with error messages at a specific line number….

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Firefox Plugin: Adblock Plus to remove those unwanted Ads

I have grown tired of visiting my favorite websites only to be inundated with ads and images that take up so much real estate. I have found that Firefox has a great plugin or extension called Adblock Plus. I have tried editing the hosts file to point the junk and ad sites to 127.0.0.1, but the site still left a…

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