Here are the basic tried-and-true steps for embedding a YouTube video into a WordPress Blog post or page, as of this writing. It also applies to embedding videos from several other video servers. Method #1: The Original Way: Embed Code Prior to version 2.9 of WordPress, this was how you had to do it. This […]
Any takers? Lemme explain. I’m trying to dive into OOP in PHP. If you are, too – or if you happen to enjoy teaching others what you already know – maybe this is for you.
In your PHP/MySQL applications, have you ever had to get values from a table based on the value of a foreign key in another table? Of course you have! Let me put it this way: Let’s suppose… Suppose you have a database of students and their families. Further suppose each student in the “students” table […]
This article describes how to customize aspects of the NextGen Gallery plugin by modifying an NGG template and making corresponding CSS modifications. You gotta love the NextGen Gallery plugin for WordPress. It is to image galleries in WordPress what Irfanview is to desktop image management. But not everything about NGG is wonderful.
Darn those Facebook kids. As someone who is a member of several Facebook Groups and an administrator of a few, I didn’t like it when Facebook introduced the new format for Facebook Groups several months ago. In particular, I thought it was ridiculous that they dropped the Discussion feature in favor of Docs. Now they’re […]
When the owners of S&J’s Woodfired Pizza wanted to let their customers and fans know where their portable pizza oven was going to be and when, we could have installed one of many “event” plugins in their WordPress site. Instead, I decided to adapt and integrate a nifty little PHP/MySQL-based events-management system I developed years ago. Sometimes, using this kind of hybrid approach is a great way to extend a WordPress Web site.
Many of our WordPress blogging clients have been using the WordBooker application for sharing blog articles on their Facebook (Fan) Pages. Recently, however, WordBooker hasn’t been working so well. Plus, WordBooker does not play well with Facebook’s Twitter app — the application that automatically sends Facebook posts to one’s Twitter timeline.
Everybody has at least one friend or relative who e-mails pictures so large you can only see a tiny portion without scrolling your e-mail window like crazy in all directions. (Or maybe you’re that friend or relative..)
Several clients whose sites utilize WordPress (those who have built Web sites under the Libra program as well as those who have WordPress blogs connected to their Web sites) have expressed interest in having blog entries published automatically to Facebook.
Libra, the name of the seventh constellation of the Zodiac, translates to “The Scales” and connotes “Balance” We think this fits. Our Libra Program is a balance of forces: You, nSiteful, and the WordPress CMS. And it strikes a balance between high quality and low cost. This breakdown is a general description of the division […]