How to speed up your WordPress blog on shared hosting

Yesterday’s post was about how I was forced to find myself a new host and ended up with shared hosting (again). Today’s post is perhaps more useful: the tips I was given from various sources on how to speed up my blogs. There are several... Read More

What I learned about WordPress hosting this week (Hostgator vs VPS.NET)

Hosting is complicated Hosting is not as simple as you think it is WordPress hosting is definitely not as simple as you think it is Wow – that was eloquent, wasn’t it? The reason I’m writing this post is that I think my experiences... Read More

WordPress as a CMS: showing only child pages of page in menu

I’m working on a CMS for a large site: over 700 pages. I am using a horizontal menu for the main navigation, but when people are deep in the hierarchy, it makes sense to show them the children of the page they’re on as well as the parents,... Read More

Menu item only on one category page and posts in that category in WordPress

This is one of those ‘blogging to remember’ posts. I’m working on using WordPress as a CMS on a site that has 700+ pages. In order to properly organize things, I need to be able to mix ‘news’ (aka the blog part) with the... Read More