WordPress Basics Tutorial

For those of you who may not be in the know, I’m a web developer.  One of the platforms that I do quite a bit of work on, is WordPress.  You may have seen a plug-in or two with my name on it, as well as a few blogs I’ve built using the platform.

I keep getting asked many of the same question by my users, and I’ve decided to roll them up into various tutorials and instructions, in easy to consume videos.

I’ll be posting them onto the site as they come out, and without further ado, here’s the first one after the jump.

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WordPress Sub-Pages

This is a little plugin I’ve put together for Talent For Growth‘s WordPress site.  It was a combination of attempting to create my first plugin for WordPress, and creatively dealing with a navigation issue with our template.

It’s free for anyone to use, and I’m not sure if I’ll be updating it at all.  If I do, more details will follow.


Sub Pages BETA

Bad URL in Elgg 1.2 full distro

Just tried to “upgrade” an elgg site for an upcoming project, and found an interesting bug.

The full distro (engine + plugins) and the installation script screws up after the point where you enter your database information. There seems to be a typo in the url redirect:

tries to go to home/action/systemsetting/install

when that directory is actually actions

when I fix the typo in the URL, i get a php error

To fix, I tried the core version, which worked out just right. The downside, is I need to manually install the base plugins, but at least it works.

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