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New tag archives

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I’m not sure how many of you have used the tag cloud in the sidebar to find a certain type of WordPress theme here, but if you did you would have noticed the tag archive pages were pretty difficult to use, until now. Before it would just show an excerpt of the post content, which

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WordPress 2.5 Finally Released!

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This is literally breaking news. I was browsing through the WordPress.org website and was surprised to see the new design out of nowhere. I’m happy to announce WordPress 2.5 has been released. So far there have been 34,051 downloads and counting. You can download it here. Hopefully our installing WordPress tutorial is still up-to-date. If

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Peach-Autumn.Net – First Showcase Site

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So I was searching through Technorati, and came across a WordPress blog with a “Theme by Theme Lab” credit in the footer. I honestly didn’t even recognize it at first, but soon realized Peach-Autumn.net was actually using a highly modified version of the Featherlight theme. Take a look at the before and after (click to

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WordPress 2.5 RC2 Video

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Just in case you didn’t see this screencast of WordPress 2.5 RC2, I suggest you take a look. Matt from WordPress created a video that demonstrates the new photo gallery feature in the new version of WordPress. RC2 is available for download now as well if you want to test it out for yourself. Like

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Put your dormant domains to use with WordPress

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For those of you domainers who have a lot of unused domain names earning nominal revenue at old-fashioned domain parking services or simply collecting dust and not doing anything, read on. Developed domains will almost always outperform one-click landers at parking sites. One of the easiest ways to do quickly develop a domain is to

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WP Surreal – Free WordPress Theme

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Here’s an interesting looking free WordPress theme. This one is another Rambling Soul template which I ported into WordPress. It has a widget-ready footer. The Menu sidebar isn’t expandable (just an image background) so it wouldn’t really make sense to widgetize that. Anyway, live demo link is here. Download it here. Screenshot is below.

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WordPress Security Alert – Vulnerability in 2.3.3

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I just stumbled upon this post about an exploit which allows a hacker/spammer to inject links and HTML into your WordPress installation. If you see a /wp-content/1/ directory in your FTP, you have likely been affected. Over 9000 other WordPress blogs are in the same boat. As you can see, ringtones, gambling, the usual spammy

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