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Automatically Set Featured Images

I have a love/hate relationship with featured images on WordPress. I love them but I often forget to set them. Usually I am just forgetful and end up publishing posts before I have the feature image set. That is ok for me who knows what I have done and can go back and set the… Continue Reading

Traffica WordPress Theme

InkThemes has released the Traffic theme and it is a beautiful theme perfect for businesses and personal websites of all sizes. It is available as a free theme from the WordPress Theme repository as well as an upgraded theme directly from InkThemes. The screenshot below is the upgraded version but even the free version offers… Continue Reading

How To Delete the Uncategorized Category

Depending on the purpose of your WordPress website one of the tasks you might want to consider before going live is to delete the Uncategorized category. This might not apply to everyone but if you have a very targeted website you probably don’t want that Uncategorized category to be the default one on your blog… Continue Reading

Saskatchewan Classifieds

There are lots of websites out there offering free local classified ads. Craigslist, Kijiji, even UsedRegina but all of them are missing one vital ingredient. None of them are actually based in Saskatchewan. Craigslist started in San Fransisco and expanded. Kijiji is owned by Internet auction giant eBay and UsedRegina is part of the UsedEverything… Continue Reading

Pods Framework for WordPress

I have been really busy this last week so did not get much time to write a post but I wanted to let you know what I have been working on. I have a architecture client that I am moving their current site into WordPress. That is not all that uncommon, but what is interesting… Continue Reading

WordPress Brute Force Attack

There have been reports that a distributed attack is going on trying to brute force WordPress websites. If you run a WordPress website you should be aware that your site might come under attack. I have noticed one site that is managed by me come under attack in the last 24 hours and it has… Continue Reading

5 Favorite Free Responsive Themes

I get a lot of questions from new clients that are new to WordPress about what theme to choose. For those clients that have limited budgets it is always an interesting discussion because creating a custom theme for WordPress is a rather time consuming and therefore more expensive proposal. While I am always happy to… Continue Reading

WordPress 3.6 Beta 1 Released

I was reading the official WordPress blog and noticed that they have a post on the new WordPress 3.6 Beta 1 being available. Some of the new features that are coming in 3.6 include: Post Formats: Post Formats now have their own UI, and theme authors have access to templating functions to access the structured… Continue Reading