• Link Title

    Short description of the page you're linking to

Plugin added: Recent Posts to sidebar

I deployed the addition code to index.php:
by Joe Crawford A simpler way to do this (I have it working under Word Press 1.2) is to use get_archives - to get an unordered list of the 5 most recent posts I use:

< ?php get_archives('postbypost','5'); ? >

There is also a Recent Post Hack.

Filed under: Plugins, WordPress

My Email Notification Plugin Experience

First off, Brian Groce gave excellent support on his plugin. He worked with me with a WIMP (Windows-IIS-MySQL-PHP) setup, with is not supported by him normally.
Downloaded Email Notification 1.0 and installed as instructed.

Filed under: Plugins, WordPress

WordPress Permalink formatting and WIMP

First off, thanks goes to Frank Cornwell for having what I found to be the only full documentation on how to setup WordPress on WIMP (Windows-IIS-MySQL-PHP). I only present this blog to add to his work on Permalink formatting, which is item #6

Filed under: IIS5, ISAPI ReWrite, WordPress

Setting up Bloglet with WordPress

There is absolutely no documentation on this so I am documenting my trial and errors.
Most important is that you have permalinks on and operating in WordPress (read how here). Without permalinks, Bloglet will not grab data and thus will not send out emails.
After you subscribe to Bloglet and login, you will be asked to […]

Filed under: Bloglet, Weblogging

The Choice

Now that I had my choices down, I had to pick one. They had to meet the follow criteria:
Can be installed on Windows 2000 Server
Can work with IIS5
Had to be relatively easy to insall and use
Had to look good
I installed b2Evolution first. It’s installation documentation was straight forward and easy. I already […]

Filed under: Weblogging, WordPress

Why join the bandwagon…

Well, long story short, I was looking for an easy way to host a website as a favor to my fraternity and be able to turn over maintenance and updates. So I looked to weblogs…… BLOGS!
First I had to read up on blog software. I did a google search on weblogs […]

Filed under: Weblogging, WordPress

Backing up and Restoring MySQL

Yet another MySQL primer for us MySQL dummies

Filed under: MySQL

MySQL for dummies primer

Installing MYSQL on Windows was easy. Learning the commands was also easy using this MySQL primer from WebDevelopersNotes.com.

Filed under: MySQL