Quick tip for the day: display short URLs using native WordPress functionality.
Never thought this was possible, and still don’t know for sure because I haven’t had time to test this code sample found in a pastebin. Included here in its entirety for reference.
By default, WordPress does not require any .htaccess rules to function properly. But if you want to enable pretty permalinks, a simple set of .htaccess rules must be included in your site’s root .htaccess file.
On most servers, the hidden .svn directories that are used for subversion are hidden and protected by default. If you’re paranoid or unsure of whether or not the svn files are protected automatically, you can use a slice of .htaccess to block all public access.
There are (at least) three ways to display copyright information (date and name) on your WordPress-powered web pages.
Setting up custom search forms for custom post types can be tricky business. Here’s a quick & easy guide to make it happen in two steps.
Quick tip: get the current URL in WordPress:
Here’s a quick guide for updating your WordPress plugins in the Plugin Directory using Mac Terminal.
Using your own custom gravatars (aka avatars) in WordPress is a piece of cake.
Just a quick note about how WordPress handles dates and times.
Normally WordPress themes display comments on the same post or page. WordPress makes it possible to page the comments, so that there are only so many per page, but by default it’s not possible to display all comments on a separate page. Here’s how to do it in three easy steps.
With the rise of the “short URL”, including the date in URLs is no longer considered “cool”, so you may want to “get with it” and dumb down your WordPress URLs to make them shorter. Here is how to use .htaccess to remove the date from your WordPress permalinks.