Upgrading Atahualpa is teaching me the importance of a good backup

OK, so some kind sole on the internet just decided that they would attack wordpress sites. No problem I have wordfence and I have the latest wordpress updates, so that is all good. Just to be on the safe side I thought what I would do is upgrade the theme and any other plugin to . . . → Read More: Upgrading Atahualpa is teaching me the importance of a good backup

Busy filling the HRAA allotment survey

Having had an allotment with Kerry for a while now I thought I may as well join the allotment society committee. We have now made a questionnaire to gain other people’s views on how well we are running HRAA The Hill Rise Allotment Association.

Anyway there is a neat survey form here using google . . . → Read More: Busy filling the HRAA allotment survey

my workflow for geotagging photos

After working this out and then forgetting the details a few times I decided to write this doc so that I had a record of it. Of course in writing it I’ve managed to embed it in my memory well enough that Ill probably never forget it now. This is a simple workflow taking the . . . → Read More: my workflow for geotagging photos

Using a Huawei K3770 3G dongle with TP-Link MR3020

I’ve had the TP Link modem TL-MR3020 for some time and this is a lovely small modem that takes a 3G dongle and provides WiFi (Rather like all the other MiFi options on the market) I think I originally bought this because it was cheap and its been totally reliable for months on EE with . . . → Read More: Using a Huawei K3770 3G dongle with TP-Link MR3020

Blog saved my day

Well. I lost all my customisation of gig press in an update. Probably lesson 1 is to only edit the bits your meant to edit.

Lesson 2 was go find the backup quick. Thanks to OA5 for that bit

Lesson 3 was to read your own posts to see what you did before despairing. . . . → Read More: Blog saved my day

GigPress Help

In my last post I said that I had modified GigPress to work with the SEHSCDS event web pages. I’m presenting the new web pages to the committee this week and I want to start moving the administration of the site onto the members. So I have written a quick guide for them on how . . . → Read More: GigPress Help

Custom GigPress

Customising GigPress for a Scottish dance group

GigPress is a great plugin for WordPress which lets you list your gig online in a word press page, gives a neat widget for the side bar and manages the simple things in life for you automatically. The things I like with it are that as well as . . . → Read More: Custom GigPress

Changing Lazyest Gallery to be more personal

OK I like things to reflect me rather than generic settings. Its not an obsession just a thought. So… Once installed I wanted to customise Lazyest Gallery.  Here are a couple of tweaks that I think make is easier to use.

1) Lets change the word Folders to be about me.

edit the file ~/wp-content/plugins/lazyest-gallery/inc/frontend.php, . . . → Read More: Changing Lazyest Gallery to be more personal

WP Help

Help with using WordPress.

These pages are specifically intended to help users of WordPress when editing web sites that I either maintain or am heavily involved in maintaining.  They are not intended to replace the online help and forum that others have provided.

 

What information can I upload and where to put it…

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Removing the title text on each page

This seems like a simple thing to do.   On each page with the Atahualpa theme I want to use my own titles. By default the theme uses the page name. This does not work well for me I want something short and snappy like “pics”  as the page title which will also be the permalink . . . → Read More: Removing the title text on each page