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Is your uploader broken in WordPress 2.5?

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If you’re getting one of those HTTP Error messages after crunching your batch uploads in WordPress 2.5, I have some solutions for you. These errors have plagued people on the WordPress support forums ever since 2.5 was released. The problem may lay with your web hosting configuration, your browser settings, or maybe something else. Don’t

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Add Gravatar Support to Your WordPress Comments

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After a few different people requested Gravatar support in the comments for the popular Choice WordPress theme, I decided to look into it more carefully. I came across this great post by HackWordPress which gives you a small code snippet to add Gravatars to your comments loop. Since then, I’ve been adding Gravatar support to

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Make a Sitemap Page For Your WordPress Blog

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Sitemaps can be an important factor in making your site more navigable and accessible. And no, I’m not talking about the Google XML Sitemaps which you submit directly directly to Google – never to be seen by human eyes. I’m talking about an actual page on your site that has a list of all your

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Easily Add Videos to Your WordPress Blogs

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With the online video industry taking off, you may want to know some easy ways to add video to your WordPress sites. There are several great WordPress plugins for adding video content to your blogs. In this guide I’ll go over: Adding your own hosted .flv videos to WordPress How to embed videos from video

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You Don’t Need a Blog On Your Front Page

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Did you know you can display a static page as your front page, instead of the usual blog? In this guide I’ll go over a little known way to do this within WordPress. No plugins or hacks needed (although they might help). You’ll learn the following: How to use one of your regular WordPress pages

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Upgrading WordPress Is Easier Than You Think

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Like the title says, upgrading WordPress isn’t as difficult as you might think. As long as you don’t have a lot of “core upgrades” i.e. direct edits to WordPress core files, it shouldn’t take you more than a few minutes. In this tutorial I’ll show you how in 3-4 simple steps. Take a full backup

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5 Quick Ways to Fix Up Your WordPress Theme

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Let’s face it, not all WordPress themes are coded perfectly (*cough* not even mine *cough*). Theme designers may forget to add little bits of code that may cause undue stress for the theme user. Poorly coded themes may cause feed readers to not recognize WordPress’ RSS/Atom feeds. They may cause certain plugins to be rendered

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