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 […]
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.
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 […]
WordPress is a tradeoff. But a good one. WordPress was originally created as a blogging platform for civilians (i.e., people who don’t know anything about HTML). The product has evolved to become much more than just blogging software — it has matured into a preeminent Content Management System (CMS) that can be used to design […]
The Libra Program (described in detail here on our company Web site) is both a product and a process. In a nutshell: Libra is the name I’ve given to a Web design and development process that falls somewhere between the Make-Your-Own-Website wizards and custom development projects. WordPress software is installed on the customer’s Web server. […]
Typically (and by default), a WordPress blog displays up to 10 blog posts on the main blog page and on any other page that is a compilation of blog posts (e.g., category archives, tag archives, and date archives). If your blog posts are on the longish side, this can pose a bit of a problem. […]