Blogging & WebDev

This page contains links to all of our blogging-related content, including articles on HTML, CSS, JavaScript, database management, WordPress, search engine optimization (SEO), website design, affiliate/online marketing, and general web development (WebDev).

How to Mass Delete Comments from WordPress

by Michael on March 18, 2012 · 0 comments

If you’re like me, you have some dormant WordPress sites that have collected tons of moderated comments. Yes, you could delete these manually, but that can get tedious. At the same time, you may not want to delve into MySQL.

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Have you ever wished you could remove the “category base” from your WordPress permalinks? If so, then read on, because I just tackled – and solved – this annoying problem. Fear not. It’s a simple fix.

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Back in the day, there were two flavors of the WordPress blogging platform: WordPress and WordPress MU (Multi-User). With the release of WP3, these two versions have been merged, but the MU functionality is hidden by default.

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This is just a quick tip for all the bloggers out there. If you’re using your site for anything more than just a personal journal, I would strongly suggest avoiding dates in your urls. There are numerous good reasons for this. I’ll outline three below.

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Review: Why the Thesis WordPress Theme Sucks

by Michael on December 13, 2009 · 39 comments

This site is powered by WordPress, and the front-end is built on the Thesis theme. If you’ve spent much time in the wonderful world of WordPress, then you’ve likely heard that Thesis is the best thing since sliced bread. Well…

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Do you run a blog? Do you make money from it? If so, then listen up… Effective December 1st, the FTC is requiring bloggers to disclose paid endorsements. The price of non-compliance? An $11k fine.

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Have you ever wondered about the best way to insert Adsense ads into your WordPress posts? Placing ads around your content is easy enough — just code it into your theme. But what about embedding them within your content?

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If you’re using the Thesis WordPress theme and are looking for information on how to remove the attribution link from the footer, then you’ve come to the right place. But first, a few words about whether or not you should remove the link…

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