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Different Posts Per Page

As mentioned in previous posts I am not a programming guru and rely big time on written software do the job for me.

I am using the Atahualpa WordPress theme which has an option to display some posts on the “Home” page as full posts and the rest as excerpts.

(I have since changed to the Thesis theme and also discovered another WordPress plugin doing the same job “Custom Posts Per Page“.)

I wanted to implement this option and have my other pages only showing excerpts.… >> Read more

Blog Posting Tips

I was looking for help on post fields and came upon this in WordPress help codex. Some useful tips for us all I would say…
Best Practices For Posting
You can say or show the world anything you like on your WordPress site. Here are some tips you need to know to help you write your posts in WordPress.

Practice Accessibility
To be compliant with web standards for accessibility, be sure to include ALT and TITLE descriptions on links and images to help your users, such as <a title=”WordPress Codex” href=”http://codex.wordpress.org/”>WordPress Codex</a>.… >> Read more

When I started using WordPress for the first time I did not realize it auto-ping’s via Pingomatic whenever you publish a new post, page or do updates.

While fiddling to find out how WordPress operates a ping must have been generated every few minutes – not very healthy because search engines can see it as spam and ban your blog.
Luckily that blog survived and I discovered this problem in time to prevent this.… >> Read more