Category Archives: WordPress

WordPress – add_editor_style() not adding stylesheets to TinyMCE Editor

Today I had a strange one. I’ve been adding editor styles to my sites using add_editor_style() now for a while, so that editors can see what the posts will look like when they post them. Today when I added in the same code as I always do, the stylesheets just wouldn’t work. Continue reading WordPress – add_editor_style() not adding stylesheets to TinyMCE Editor

WordPress theme – is custom-made or pre-built best for my site?

It’s becoming commonplace that people go to one of the many commercial WordPress theme marketplaces, search through the list for a theme that suits what their business does, purchase that, and use it on their site. In theory, this is great. It lets you get a head-start in functionality as everything you need is “all included” in that theme. But there are also downsides to it. Continue reading WordPress theme – is custom-made or pre-built best for my site?

WordPress gallery only links to image files? Help!

This was a cry for help that I got from a client a short while ago when they wanted to change their galleries to link from the image files to the attachment pages so they could get more content on the site, and offer a bit more functionality than displaying only a standard image could. While it seems to be a  very quick and easy fix, it turned out to be a little more complicated than it should have been.

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WordPress problems: Cannot Connect To Database

It seems to be that there’s a whole lot of people that are getting this error message when they are trying to install or move their WordPress site. Even though this problem is common and there’s a very simple solution, people seem to always have more trouble with it then it’s worth. Continue reading WordPress problems: Cannot Connect To Database

WordPress Security

I’ve had a couple of new clients lately that have come to me lately because they were having big problems with their WordPress sites getting “hacked” continually, and they want to stop this. Obviously it’s bad for them because they keep having their visitors jumping up and down about their computers being infected by my clients websites.

Out of all of this I have found out a few things that I think deserve sharing. Continue reading WordPress Security