How to get super fancy vertical flyout menus for your sidebars. BOOYAH.
According to Daring Fireball and his sources in the WordPress community, there is a “large scale attack” against WordPress going on right now. As far as I can tell, this attack involves malicious code being put on sites (sounds familiar) and the only way to make sure that your WordPress site doesn’t become one of […]
I have been hesitant to post on this topic in particular because I don’t know that there is an easy, one-size-fits-all answer to how to best migrate your blog from one hosting company to another. Most web companies store their information in their own ways and have varying degrees of data access they provide to […]
Despite what you may think, ABDPBT is not just one blog. It’s a collection of five blogs that are linked together, as I’ve said before, with the technological equivalent of spit and duct tape. There are several reasons for this: 1) I wanted to specialize different areas on different topics, and not force people to […]
My experience of late has made it clear to me that one of my missions will now have to be increasing the security of WordPress blogs, whether I like it or not. I did contact a blog security “expert” for help with this problem–nearly two weeks ago, I contacted him, based on a referral. But […]
Security isn’t really an issue for most bloggers. Well, at least not until it is. And when that happens, you kind of get a quick education on the topic of keeping assholes off your blog’s administrative pages. In the interest of pooling resources, I thought I’d share some of the hard-won education I’ve received over […]
Chances are, if you’re new to blogging, you’re using the visual editor in WordPress to type out your posts. The visual interface is what is referred to as a WYSIWYG editor (“What You See Is What You Get”) because it attempts to render the post in the input box exactly as it will appear on […]
Chris Coyier is a web designer and the mind behind CSS Tricks, one of my favorite web design blogs and source of many remedies for CSS-related disasters I’ve encountered in the past year. Recently, Chris took on the project of creating a new theme for WordPress, called Typo, that is run completely typographically, which means […]