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WordPress Replace URL or Text in all Posts

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In the following simple solution, I will show you how to replace all global occurrences of a URL link (or any other text) within your WordPress post content using SQL Search and Replace Query from phpMyAdmin. This is useful if you need to change a link or text that might appear in more than one post, without going in and manually editing each post by hand to reflect the new link or text.

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Display more than 15 recent posts – WordPress

Show More than 15 Recent Posts in WordPress 2.8 +. By default the number of recent posts that can be displayed in your WordPress sidebar is (at most 15). Maybe you want to display 30 recent posts or more? It is really a shame that the default limit is 15 posts, so in the following simple solution, I will explain how to modify the WordPress Recent Posts Sidebar Widget entry to Display More Than 15 Recent Posts.

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Change the excerpt length in WordPress

Change the excerpt length: There are many cases where a blog author might want to increase or decrease the length of WordPress post excerpts "the_excerpt()". Excerpts are basically condensed descriptions of your blog posts and are commonly used to provide introductory "teaser" information about the post. In the following simple solution, I'll show you how to lengthen or shorten the excerpt in WordPress to suite your personal blogging needs.

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Integrating Highslide with WordPress Nextgen Gallery

Getting Highslide Working with Nextgen Gallery for WordPress is not complicated. Highslide is even supported by NextGen Gallery. However, the support in NextGen Gallery will only get the basic functions of Highslide to work. By default, the Highslide control bar navigation and captions do not work when used in conjunction with NextGen Gallery.
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WordPress – Set the maximum width of an uploaded image

In the following tutorial, I show you how to change the maximum size of an uploaded image in WordPress 2.5 and beyond. By default, when you upload an image in WordPress using the "full size" image option, the image is automatically resized to a maximum width of 500px. This works fine in most cases, for most people. However, if you are using a theme where your post content is utilizing a width larger than 500px, you may want to upload larger images to help maximize the space you have to work with.

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Help – No Static Page Option in WordPress

A friend of mine contacted me the other day with the following problem: Help, I can't find the static page option in WordPress. In the newer releases of WordPress, a blogger has the option to make their entry or home page appear as a chronological list of posts (posts page) or as an introductory static page. Using the WordPress static page feature will make your blog present much like a regular website. However, what many don't know is that this option is not automatically available and does not appear by default.

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How to Hide WordPress Categories (Pre 2.6)

Hiding WordPress Categories: In the following simple solution, I am going to show you How to keep a selection of WordPress Categories from displaying in your sidebar on your WordPress pages and posts. This is very useful if you have a lot of categories, or have changed the content of your blog, have been indexed for the content and no longer wish to use or display specific categories on your WordPress site. Upon completion of this tutorial, the permalink structure of the hidden categories are still made available to the search engines, however, the categories you have chosen to hide are no longer displayed on your blog to the visitor.

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How to make WordPress Permalinks work in Xampp

Xampp and similar localhost webservers that can be run from a local computer do not have mod_rewrite enabled by default. Furthermore, the AllowOverride directive is usually set to none, causing Apache to ignore an .htaccess file. If this is the case, your WordPress installation might return a 404 error, stating post not found and you would only be able to access your posts via a default permalink structure. I.E. http://localhost/?p=2. In the following simple solution, I show you how to make WordPress Permalinks work in Xampp and other localhost server installations. Upon completion, you will also have the ability to use .htaccess files on your local server.

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How to Remove Comments Off text from Category List

In the following simple tutorial, I'll cover the process of removing the Comments Off text from all of your WordPress Category/Archive lists. A WordPress Blogger might want to do this if they have disabled comments globally and no longer need to display information related to Comments. If you need to Globally disable WordPress comments, see the Globally Disable WordPress Comments post.

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How to – WordPress Horizontal Navigation Menu

CustomNav is a WordPress Horizontal Navigation Menu plugin for WordPress. It allows you to quickly create a simple or complex horizontal navigation menu to add to your WordPress blog. CustomNav features an easy to use CustomNav admin menu to insert or edit your button links, add styling and even contains an additional attributes input section for advanced users.

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The Randomizer WordPress Plugin

The Randomizer is a WordPress Plugin that allows an administrator to automatically include a fresh, randomly generated selection of posts to their blog footer on each and every page visit. The randomizer makes for a nice addition to any WordPress site, considering that search engines love to see dynamically changing content. Once the plugin is activated, random posts from your site are automatically loaded into the footer since the footer section is generally considered non obtrusive to the visitor.

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WordPress MyFTP Plugin

MyFTP is a file management Plugin for WordPress. It works much like a built in FTP client. Enabling the administrator to navigate, manage and "edit on the fly" all files and folders on the server where their WordPress installation is hosted. As a WordPress blogger, I've always felt the need to be able to securely manage and edit the files and folders on my server from within the WordPress administration panel. This concept means one would no longer need to rely on using a stand alone FTP client to edit, delete, upload and create files and folders. With this vision in place, and the concept now a reality, we are proud to introduce to you the MyFTP Plugin for WordPress.

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Ultimate Tag Warrior replacement for WordPress 2.5

Like most WordPress bloggers, you probably like to keep your WordPress up to date. However, when there are major changes done to the WordPress core, some plugins may fail to work as they used to. Such is the case with WordPress 2.3-2.5 series upgrade and Ultimate Tag Warrior. Those that were using Ultimate Tag Warrior, prior to WordPress 2.3 are likely to face some problems when performing a WordPress upgrade. This is mainly due to the fact that WordPress 2.3 and beyond includes it's own tagging structure.

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Changing tags from underscores to dashes for SEO

The following tutorial covers the process of quickly and easily changing or converting your WordPress Tags from using an underscore _ to a dash – for search engine optimization. Google and other search engines do not recognize an underscore _ as a space and therefore will merge multiple keyword phrases into a singular word which is not what you want for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) of your keyword tag phrases. To fix this we can use a dash which is a space recognizable character.

If you have migrated from Ultimate Tag Warrior to Simple Tags, this tutorial is for you.

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WordPress – Show more than 15 recent posts

This tutorial explains how to modify the WordPress recent posts sidebar widget entry to display more than 15 recent posts. By default the number of posts to show is (at most 15). Maybe you want to display 20 recent posts? Or more? I'll show you how.

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