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Basic 1-Column Layout

On January 6, 2009, Posted by , in Tech Stuff, tags , , with No Comments

Most websites have a similar structure consisting of a header, content, and footer. The header is located at the top of the page and contains the title of the site, along with perhaps a logo, tagline, and some other branding. The header is usually consistent from page to page. The…

WordPress Search & Replace

On January 2, 2009, Posted by , in Tech Stuff, tags , , , with No Comments

As a follow-up to the MySQL Search & Replace post, if you are using WordPress and need to make site wide changes there is a WordPress Search & Replace Plugin available.

MySQL Search & Replace

On January 1, 2009, Posted by , in Tech Stuff, tags , , , with 1 Comment

It seems like every six months or so I need to do some site-wide replacing (not often enough to commit this tip to memory it seems). If the site was built as flat HTML pages, I’ll use the find/replace feature in whatever editor I am using at the time. These…

Beware of “Easy” WordPress Upgrades

On December 31, 2008, Posted by , in Tech Stuff, tags , with No Comments

I use WordPress for this blog and for several other blogs and podcasts (coupled with PodPress, it is my podcast solution of choice). The platform is great, but I have had quite a time these last few hours of 2008 upgrading to the latest version—WordPress 2.7.

Merry Christmas 2008!

On December 25, 2008, Posted by , in Life Stuff, with No Comments

I hope today has been a wonderful time with loved ones. It certainly has been for me.