Matthias Kretschmann has developed a template for designing your own icons for the admin area of WordPress. This is very useful for plugin and theme developers looking to add new icons to their new menus. Icons are also used when you have custom post types on your blog.
WordPress 3.3.2 has been released.
So you're worried about spam bots attacking your site. You must have heard of CAPTCHA. Maybe even implemented it with the hope that it will stop those spam bots.
Early this morning, I released Top 10 - A Page Counter and Popular Posts plugin for WordPress. I detailed my experience while designing this plugin. The major problem that I faced while working with this plugin was with WP Super Cache.
A few years ago, I faced a major problem with uploading and downloading files via FTP. My internet connection blocked a lot of ports, FTP among them and switching ISPs wasn't an option. It was an extremely frustrating situation, until I stumbled upon net2ftp.
I've been using Windows Live Writer to write posts for several months now. This has primarily been for my blog posts at Weblog Tools Collection. I decided to start using WLW for Techtites and AjayDSouza.
While WordPress plugins are really useful, you don't need plugins always to add certain features to your themes. Here are a few code snippets you can add to your theme files to display recent posts, random posts and recent comments. Recent Posts The following code will enclose the latest 10 posts in an unordered list.
Jeffro raised a point of reformating your blog for WordPress 2.7. I've been blogging with WordPress since late 2003 and have been the blog software go through tonnes of upgrades.
If there is one thing I strongly believe is tapping the power of the Internet to learn. It is with always with great happiness that everything I have learnt in the past ten years (since I got online) has been only through tutorial sites. Here are a list of some of that where you can quickly and easily find tutorials, articles and information.
WordPress 2.6.1 was released two days back.