Tag Archives: WordPress

How to escape Linux commands for the WordPress editor

Intro I develop a lot of stuff on Linux command line. Then I want to share it on my blog, which is implemented in WordPress. I only use HTML editing mode because the alternative was disastrous. But my commands were … Continue reading

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Getting beyond WordPress’ 2 MB limit

Intro It’s a simple but frustrating thing, right, this hard, antediluvial 2 MB limit that WordPress imposes on media files? My setup If you read any of my other posts you will see I am master and commander of my … Continue reading

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running a second, third, …, instance of WordPress on your server

Intro Since I can host drjohnstechtalk.com myself on my AWS server, why not a second blog, totally unrelated, for a friend? This has not been documented as well as I would have liked though it is very straightforward. So I’ll … Continue reading

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Changing The Font in WordPress TwentyTen Theme

I still think WordPress is a mess!  But it’s better than what I cuold do on my own, so I’m sticking with it for now.  The simplest things quickly devolve into an exercise for a jaded IT veteran.  Don’t even … Continue reading

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WordPress Templates are a Nightmare

Like a typical opensource effort, WordPress is a mixed bag. It’s wonderful for scripters like me to get so much access to the source. But the documentation and concepts are opaque, and this is coming from a seasoned IT veteran. … Continue reading

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Security Considerations for WordPress Plugins and Upgrades

The following comments apply to WordPress v 3.1.3 and may not apply to earlier versions, with which I have no familiarity. WordPress has an interesting idea for doing upgrades and downloading plugins. It took some getting used to until I … Continue reading

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