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Reset Your WordPress Password via phpMyAdmin

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It seems since the release of WordPress 2.5.1 – WordPress users have been experiencing issues with the built in password reset function. Basically, the reset password function doesn’t work because the e-mail that’s supposed to contain the reset link never comes. Not to worry, there is still hope if you have forgotten or lost your

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Use FeedBurner to Manage Your WordPress Feeds

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FeedBurner is an essential tool for many bloggers. FeedBurner is a tool for managing, syndicating, and promoting your blog feeds. Best of all, it’s a free service. It’s very easy to get started and in this guide, I’ll show you how. Burn your FeedBurner feed Redirect your WordPress feed to FeedBurner Recommended FeedBurner services Start

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Ever Wanted To Remove The /category/ Base?

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One plugin which I use frequently on my WordPress development projects is the Top Level Categories plugin. What this plugin will do is remove the /category/ from the URL upon activation. For example: http://www.example.com/category/uncategorized/ will change to http://www.example.com/uncategorized/ No other configuration to the plugin is needed, all you need to do is activate. This plugin

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The Easy Way To Display Recent Posts in WordPress

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You don’t need any custom queries or database calls just to get a list of recent posts. In fact, there’s a function built into WordPress that will do just that. It’s called, wp_get_archives(). You might recognize that as a way to display monthly archives, but with a few parameters, you can modify it to display

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Display Inline Ads With Custom Fields and WordPress

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ProBlogger.net, an extremely popular blogging blog, recently published an article about ad positioning, and how inline ads outperformed other ad positions for him. After this is done, you’ll be able to add inline advertisements to specific posts using custom fields. Not just that, but you’ll be able to specify the ad size as well. Now

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Change Your WordPress Author Name…Please

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I know this tip may be very obvious to some, but I keep seeing “admin” as the author name on many WordPress blogs. I thought I’d write this quick tip post because these WordPress bloggers may not even know how to change the publicly displayed author name. Fortunately, this is very simple to do. In

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Preview Your WordPress Theme Before It Goes Live

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If you want to test out a WordPress theme before it goes live on your blog, then I’ve found the perfect WordPress plugin for you. It is called Theme Test Drive. It’s very simple to use. Get the plugin from here at the WordPress.org plugin directory, install the plugin, and activate. On your design menu,

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