Category Archives: Web Development

Essential WordPress Plugins

404 Notifier helps you identify any broken links in your site. Great if you move posts around and need to update links. Note it only works with pretty permalinks (2006/12/30/post-name), not ugly (?p123) ones. Redirection Manage 301 redirections, keep track … Continue reading

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Best Web 2.0 Web Sites

Real World Software Development has a comprehensive list of web 2.0 web sites including bookmarking sites, social communities, email, image and video sharing, and the list is getting longer. One application that has been omitted from all the lists I’ve … Continue reading

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Fix for StatTraq Calendar bugs

The StatTraq plugin for WordPress has a bug where the Year and Month time periods are not displayed correctly. Here is a fix for the problem. Download calendar_php.zip. Extract calendar.php from the file and copy it into your \wp-stattraq folder, … Continue reading

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Add StatTraq to your WordPress Dashboard

StatTraq is one of the better statistics for WordPress blogs. Unfortunately Randy Peterman is no longer maintaining it, but Adsworth have patched a version which will run under WordPress v1.5 and 2.0 as well as fixing a couple of bugs. … Continue reading

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Google Gadgets

Add Google Gadgets to your webpage

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The Washington Post describes one technique that e-gold is using to reduce the likelihood of phishing. It involves displaying images reading “THIS IS A FRAUDULENT WEB SITE” when the image is linked to by any site not included in a … Continue reading

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Moblogging with WordPress 2.0

The default wp-mail.php file doesnt support attached images or files, at least in the v2.0 R133 version of WordPress I’m using now. It takes a bit of work, but it is possible!

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Customizing WordPress

I’ve been keeping notes while I am setting up WordPress. What I really want is to be able to post by email from my phone. Its been difficult, but it looks like its just about starting to work. The hard … Continue reading

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PhpNuke on Windows XP

Heres how I got a PhpNuke server running on Windows XP. Requirements Apache (try IIS?) http://www.apache.org/ MySQL http://www.mysql.com/ PHP http://www.php.net/ PhpNuke http://phpnuke.org/ Installation MySQL Use WinZip to install MySQL. Install it to the default directory c:\mysql See the documentation in … Continue reading

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Installing PhpNuke on ciHost

It was easier than I thought to set up phpNuke on ciHost. First go to your Monstercontrol at http://yourdomain.com/cgi-bin/monstercontrols Login with your website username and password Click on Script Archive Note the “Add MySql database” button at the top of … Continue reading

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