How to send email from a self-hosted WordPress site using an Office365 hosted Exchange account.
When I moved slipstick over to WordPress, one of my concerns was how to add articles to the front page and/or to the 'home page' of the different sections of the site. I don't want all new pages or all new pages within a specific category on any of my portal pages. There are times […]
For the last two weeks I've been trying to figure out why pages on Slipstick.com (and to a lesser extent, on Outlook-tips.net) kept reloading. I first realized there was a problem when the 48 hour stats tracker (from Jetpack) showed a large jump in a period. Checking the page view lists usually showed a page […]
There is no nice way to say it: WordPress sucks for VBA code samples. The way it handles HTML coding isn't so hot either. WordPress was designed so people don't need to know anything about HTML. I've worked with HTML for 15 years. I understand HTML and I want near-total control over the HTML on […]
While I was working on the index, I decided I wanted to include a short excerpt instead of just making a list of hyperlinks. We're using a custom excerpt that was too long and while the RSS excerpt worked ok, I wanted shorter and control over the "more" indicator. I could have solved this problem […]
In Create a list of pages in a specific category, I showed how I created index pages for my WordPress site. It works great except with two categories. These two categories are parent categories and the code includes the child categories too. Because the number of pages in each category is high, this is not […]
I moved slipstick.com into WordPress as a CMS and wanted a list of articles in each category, on separate "index pages". On my old site, I used a fairly simple asp script to read one folder and list the files in the that directory. Each folder had its own directory.asp page. The guys I hired […]