These are the things I've written that are tagged "wordpress"

la petite url 2.0

The long wait is over, and la petite url version 2.0 is out the door. WordPress users with auto-update can update at-will, and users who haven’t installed it yet (what’s wrong with you?) can get it here. Major changes include: An awesome new options panel, much faster redirects, removing of the old registration for the […]

“Download failed.: Could not create Temporary file”

I’ve been getting this error in WordPress, so I wasn’t using the auto-update functionality, which is a real time-saver. My problem was that WordPress was trying to write to /tmp/ which is a no-no as my host (Segpub.net) uses Safe Mode. You can solve this issue by adding a couple of directives to your wp-config.php […]

URL-Shortening Service tr.im To Shut Down

URLs will continue to function until 31 December 2009 and will then go dead. Yet another reason to use a self-hosted short URL service with a system like my own la petite url. Update: tr.im has reversed it’s decision to shut down.

Using WordPress Functions Outside of WordPress

I’m working on a project that requires the use of WordPress functions (mainly creating users and such) outside of the WordPress installation. After some Google searches of varying specificity, I’ve found a method that appears to work for both WordPress and WordPress Mu. I’ve reproduced it here for my own purposes, as well as yours. […]

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