Category Archives: WordPress

Print-Friendly & PDF plugin added

Just added the Print-Friendly & PDF plugin for WordPress, because the Print-O-Matic plugin inexplicably stopped working. The plugin is being used with default settings for the most part, aside from changing the PRINT button’s bottom margin to zero within the plugin’s … Continue reading

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Cookies For Comments plugin deactivated & uninstalled

Matt Cutts of Google gave a glowing review of the Cookies For Comments WordPress plugin, so I installed it on my general interest blog several months ago. Yesterday, I discovered that the plugin was directing all comments to the spam … Continue reading

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WordPress plugin added: Custom Login

The login page for WordPress is very washed out, with text labels that are difficult to read, and borders around textboxes that are virtually invisible: The situation is somewhat better when a textbox has been clicked, but the border is … Continue reading

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Problems Hardening WordPress Security With .htaccess

A couple nights ago, I modified the .htaccess files on my blogs in order to add better security for WordPress. ThematoSoup.com has written an excellent piece on how to do this, but I still encountered a few difficulties… I The … Continue reading

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Footer Putter copyright plugin

I’ve deactivated the Blog Copyright plugin and added the Footer Putter plugin in its place. The Blog Copyright plugin wasn’t inserting the copyright information within the footer – it was adding it beneath the WRAPPER. Using CSS, I was able … Continue reading

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Print-O-Matic Plugin Added

[Update (May 24/14): Print-O-Matic has ceased working. It has therefore been deactivated & deleted from this site.] Update (June 8/14): The Print-Friendly & PDF Settings plugin has been installed in Print-O-Matic’s place, and seems to be working well. Just added … Continue reading

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Turn A Background Image Into A Link Part 2: Creating Different Link States

In the previous post, I showed how a background image was converted into a clickable link. But the link looked like this at all times, for all click states: In this post, I’ll demonstrate how to load in different background … Continue reading

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Turn A Background Image Into A Link

Background Ordinarily, WordPress’ Twenty Ten theme places the blog name at the top left-hand corner of the blog, and makes it a link to the blog home page. The default font was used on the ancient Greek blog for several … Continue reading

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WordPress Validation Error For Category Tags

Got around to validating this blog with the W3C Validator, and discovered there were 19 errors involving the category links. Apparently, WordPress sets up these links with a rel=”category tag” attribute, which doesn’t pass validation. Ispire.me has the fix for … Continue reading

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Header Work

The header image for the blog was customized in the following manner: A prospective photo (“Poseidon Temple at Cape Sounion near Athens, Greece” by anastasios71) was found at Fotolia.com. The photo was tested before the rights were purchased in order to … Continue reading

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