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WordPress 3.0 is gold

It’s here and it’s “Thelonious”. Now unless you are capable of Backing up your WordPress blog completely Performing the manual upgrade by hand Capable of restoring your file and database backup 100% yourself in case something goes seriously wrong then consider waiting before adopting WordPress 3.0 on your blog. The 3.0 release is BIG and […]

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Google XML Sitemaps and WordPress Multisite

Update August 13th, 2011: I’ve switched over and am giving a new plugin a try. It’s called Better WordPress Google XML Sitemaps (with sitemapindex and Multi-site support) and so far so good. What really convinced me to look at this one is that the guys at WP Engine added it to their Curated Plugins list. If […]

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Converted to WordPress 3.0 Multisite

I have a few blogs and I’ve been maintaining them each one at a time. So when a new version of WordPress is released or plugins get updated, I end up repeating the same process 5 times. WordPress 3.0 (I’m using 3.0-RC2 as of this writing) supports multisite functionality. One set of software runs multiple […]

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WordPress 3.0 menus and Hybrid theme

WordPress 3.0 beta comes with support for a customized menu system that optionally replaces the wp_page_menu with wp_nav_menu. Drag and drop menu management is a cool and useful feature. It’s like widgets only for navigation purposes. For my WordPress blog I am using a child theme of Hybrid called WP Full Site and I’ve made […]

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WordPress 3.0 beta looking good

I’ve been using WordPress 3.0 beta for about 2 weeks and I’ve only run into one odd behavior. When I upload or upgrade a plugin, the old plugin gets deactivated and the new plugin version gets downloaded. What is not happening is that the page is not loading up the next steps of re-activating the […]

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Playing with WordPress 3.0, Beta 1

As I usually do, I switched this blog from WordPress 2.9.2 to the current 3.0 beta. I always run the beta versions and I have not yet gotten myself into a hole. It also helps that I have very good backups for the last 30 days. I re-ran my overnight backup job one more time […]