• applications-internet

    Checking your site for malware

    I found this on a linkedin/worpress disccussion: First check your site here (there are more online scanners, but these are most pertinent):  http://sitecheck.sucuri.net/scanner/  http://www.unmaskparasites.com  http://www.virustotal.com  http://www.phishtank.com  Google Safe Browsing (to access a sites google info, add their domain to the end of this):http://www.google.com/safebrowsing/diagnostic?site= example:http://www.google.com/safebrowsing/diagnostic?site=jammuredefine.in Then backup everything and put that backup somewhere safe. This is... Read more »

  • applications-system

    What not to like about plugins

    Some plugins insist on setting their own styles, this is very annoying when it clashes with the theme you use. Needed to hack the related posts plugin to remove font settings (all window fonts too).    

  • applications-system

    Using a related post plugin and a plugin that sets a featured image depending on the category.

    Added 2 plugins: a plugin to show related posts with a thumbnail: IGIT Related Post With Thumb and a plugin that adds default thumbnails to categories: FPW Category Thumbnails. They seem to work well, I only have to fix the theme I am using (Sight 1.0 by WPSHOWER)  to display the images I use.

  • network-server

    Speeding Up wordpress with gmetrix

    Found gmetrix .  This website can test the speed of youe site and gives you tips on how to speed up your site. Looks like it is worthwhile to use and especially test themes with it. They have a special page for wordpress optimization See if you kan turn on KeepAlive on the server itself.... Read more »

  • html

    Found some nice themes

    Yesterday I came  across a nice website with just a few themes, all of them very good looking: wpshower

  • applications-system

    Another plugin tested: connections

    Looked at and tested a few plugins, this time it was connections, this allows you to create a database of users, companies etc and create pages with shortcodes to display the list in various ways. Good to know, works well except that the css/styling might not play nice with your current theme.  

  • applications-system

    Testing some plugins Fanpage connect

    Have been playing around with the Facebook Fanpage connect Pluging (More). Not quite sure if I understand it all and if it is working correctly yet. Hmm.. not appearing on fan page as promised? At the moment I cannot get it to connect properly, the setup, promised as being simple, requires you to create an... Read more »