Monthly Archives: August 2008

Virtual Multiblog — how to use unique headers on blogs running the same theme

One of the most common questions I get regarding the Virtual Multiblog system for WordPress comes from people wanting to have multiple blogs running on the same theme, but with a different header for each blog. It can be done, … Continue reading

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WordPress Constants

In the course of working on WordPress, and plugins and such for WordPress, I frequently find myself at a loss to remember the name of constants provided by the system. Hey, isn’t there a constant for such-and-such directory? I did … Continue reading

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Use Custom Actions in Your WordPress Plugins

If you’ve been using WordPress for any amount of time, you’ve probably come across a plugin that asks you to add something to your template. The instructions will say something like: Insert the following into your theme files where you … Continue reading

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Quiz plugin v 1.1

There’s a new version of the Quiz plugin (a.k.a. “Comment Quiz”). The plugin requires commenters to answer a question before the comment is posted. Significant improvements in 1.1, including a native meta box in the edit post/page screen, and the … Continue reading

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Log Deprecated Calls plugin 0.4

New version 0.4 of the Log Deprecated Calls plugin. Now it has an option to toggle logging to the PHP Log, or a table in the database, or both. If logging to the database you can view the records on … Continue reading

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More than a mere WordPress plugin — Automatic Timezone

Otto has released his Automatic Timezone Plugin as part of the current WordPress plugin competition. In addition to being a handy plugin, it comes with a significant bonus for plugin authors. In addition to its basic function, the code is … Continue reading

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