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Blog Aggregator: how to create one with WordPress, part 3

(This is a re-post from my now-defunct website, BloggingFu) STEP 2: INSTALL A CONTACT FORM PLUGIN As mentioned in the previous in Part 2, you will need to install another important plugin before your WordPress blog aggregator is ready for action. Simply put, the contact form plugin will allow visitors […]

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Blog Aggregator: how to create one with WordPress, part 2

(This is a re-post from my now-defunct website, BloggingFu) Before we delve into the first technical setup of a blog aggregator using WordPress, it is imperative that you set a theme for your site: what type of content am I going to collect? Who is my target audience? How are […]

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Blog Aggregator: how to create one with WordPress, part 1

(This is a re-post from my now-defunct website, BloggingFu) The term “blog aggregator” is a combination of two words: blog and aggregator. Okay, I can already imagine some of you going “duh! of course it is”. However, humour me for a minute and let me explain this to you in simple […]

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WordPress As A Content Aggregator: 30-Day Blogging Challenge day 1

Blog aggregator, content aggregator, RSS aggregator, autopilot blog — these are one of the same (I’ll be using them interchangeably). Unfortunately, since it’s so easy to set up WordPress as a content aggregator, people have been abusing this WordPress capability by scraping content off other people’s websites just to gain […]

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WordPress As A 30-Day Blogging Challenge Day 0

As much as I disliked the topics I had to post in my first 30-Day Blogging Challenge, I pretty much enjoyed the whole exercise. It’s definitely challenging to find the time to blog a decent post once a day while balancing my work-family-house responsibility. But I did it, and it […]

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Update your WordPress to 3.4.2

WordPress 3.4.2 maintenance and security release now available. Please update your sites! wp.me/pZhYe-D8 — WordPress(@WordPress) September 6, 2012 In case you have to do it manually like I have to on a few of my IIS web servers, but you’re not sure how to do so, here’s how (from WordPress.org). […]

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WordPress CMS: is it hard to build one?

I’m in the middle of writing a case study on using WordPress as a CMS (content management system). In the midst of researching for this topic, I noticed that most concerns when developing a WordPress CMS have to do with WordPress CMS themes and plugins. In actual fact, themes and […]

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WordPress on Sabah Government Websites

I’m re-posting this from my old blog at LornaTimbah.com, since I wasn’t able to recover my old posts into Tumblr. Sabah Rubber Industry Board (SRIB) is the only one using WordPress among the top 20 websites owned by Sabah State Government. The top 20 web site ranking was conducted recently […]

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My ideal super power

My ideal super power would be the ability to stare at my work and make it finish by itself. Before the deadline, just for the sake of being specific.

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Still trying — and failed

… to replicate the bug that Klaus and Schokokäse reported on the widget’s Hijack-proof issue. I need to rest, and look at this again later. What was that other bug I was suppose to squash?

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I’m so bored of my blog theme…

I’m thinking of getting/making a Twenty Eleven child theme, if I have the time. A combination of Silver’s design and Hum’s layout, plus a bit of colour tweaks here and there, and it would be perfect. I tried doing a child theme before, but it was just too tedious. I […]

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WordPress Thumbnails in Archives Page: making it work

The attack of the insomnia has hit again, so I’m taking this advantage to update the Top Commentators Widget (which is now in 1.5-beta and downloadable via WordPress Extend if you wanna try it out — this blog is currently running it) as well as a couple of my favourite niche […]

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