Previously I've written about how to add facebook connect to your wordpress blog but that plugin requires heavy modification on the comments.php file, which is in a way pretty tough for most people to do. So I've taken consideration to use the WP-FacebookConnect plugin which is featured in facebook developers wiki. It requires much more simpler method to add facebook authorization connectivity to your blog. I've seen Chris Wallace already had a helpful and simple explanation on this. So I will … [Read more...]
WordPress is a free and open-source content management system based on PHP and MySQL. To function, WordPress has to be installed on a web server, which would either be part of an Internet hosting service or a network host in its own right. Currently, 25% of the internet is powered by WordPress.
Wordpress is the most user friendly expandable blog platform around. "With power comes more responsibilities", says Spiderman's uncle. So what if your valuable Wordpress blog get hacked? You will be literally devastated, violated and humiliated. Now you need to know how a attacker or cracker hack or exploit your site. They know about your security weakness points about your site They know about the important directories are open and accessible They know about the version … [Read more...]
By default Wordpress presents all the posts in the blog sorted descending to post time at the home page. Well in some circumstances you might not want to have that layout on your home page. Lets say you have five categories and you want to pull the latest post from each of the categories and display it on your home page. Now that wont work out with the default Wordpress home page layout. Here is a simple tip to work around that situation. Wordpress has a function to filter out the posts … [Read more...]
Facebook connect is a Facebook API to integrate Facebook related social networking option to your website. It provides a secure layer of authentication mechanism to integrate partial Facebook features, user details for you. Today I'm going to show you a way to integrate Facebook authentication for your Wordpress blog. This article assumes that you are already running Wordpress 2.7 or above. It's possible to make a Facebook connect plugin from the very scratch but here I'm covering the easy way … [Read more...]
Don't you come across situations like you need to implement multiple header types for different categories? I'm sure you do. Here is a simple yet effective solution to work out the issue to implement multiple header types for different categories. For more conditional tags you can look up to Wordpress codex. First of all create the header files for each categories. Also have one header file as the default one. These files will be included from the main header.php file. Consider the code below … [Read more...]