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WordPress Tips ‘n’ Tricks


WordPress Bits and Bobs

WordPress Bits and Bobs from WordCamp

As you are looking at a page dedicated to tips on WordPress you should already know that WordPress is an open-source content management system (CMS) written in PHP and storing its information in a MySQL database.  It is not a true CMS system, and is aimed more at blog publishing.

There are countless plug-ins for WordPress to extend its core functionality, some that take it far beyond that of a blog engine.  I will endevour to list many of the plug-ins that I find invaluable along with some infomation about them.

A few suggestions about settings, and solutions for problems can also be found in this articles sub pages.

How to fix the WordPress White Screen of Death (WOS)

When plug-ins die or upgrades fail WordPress can fall victim to the White Screen of Death. Find out how to cure it here.

WordPress Plugins, what to use and how to use it!

There are currently over 12,000 plug-ins in the WordPress Plugin Directory, doing everything from adding a quote to the end of a post to creating fully fledged shopping carts. There are so many you may feel that you need help picking the ones that are best for your site, and hopefully this section will help you to do that. Some suggested and some must have plugins, find them here.

Thank you to “nakomc” for releasing the photo for this post under the Creative Commons Sharealike Licence. You can find more of her work on her flickr

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