Category: WordPress

  • WordPress Plugin: WP Lessn

    I created a WordPress plugin that automatically creates Lessn short URLs for published posts. Lessn is a free, self-hosted URL shortener, created by Shaun Inman.

  • Must-Have WordPress Plugin: WP Super Cache

    Yes, you should have WP Super Cache installed and working for your self-hosted WordPress site.

  • Jay’s WordPress Admin Plugin

    I’ve created a WordPress plugin to fix an issue I have with the WordPress Dashboard: the HTML editor is not a monospaced font. I don’t like reading code in 13px Lucida Grande, so I wrote a plugin to add a stylesheet with 12px Monaco.

  • Create Your Own WordPress Fail Whale

    This page shows up when WordPress cannot connect to your MySQL database. The entire page, complete with head and body, is written into the code, so the good news is we can put whatever we want here.

  • Setting Up Your Mac For Local Development Using Coda, WordPress & MAMP

    WordPress is not just for blogs. WordPress is a highly sophisticated content management system that you can use to develop and manage your client’s professional websites. Best of all, it’s entirely free. To get started it helps to experiment without the hassle of publishing files to the Internet. With a Mac, you already have the…

  • My Favorite WordPress Plugins

    The abundance of “Top Ten” Lists of WordPress Plugins helps reinforce those plugins that are extremely necessary; like the All In One SEO plugin, or the Google XML Sitemaps plugin. However, my most essential plugins are never listed. So, while some of the following may not be as sexy as the Increase Your Traffic By…