I’m going to try out VaultPress, but I might not spring for it

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A while back, Matt and the Automattic gang (maybe a pose now) let the world know that they were working on a new service to back up WP.org-based blogs—Announcing VaultPress | VaultPress Blog. It was clear from the get go that this was going to be a premium service and there would be no free […]

Get Ready for WordPress 3: Backup Your Database

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Now that WordPress 3.0 RC3 (third release candidate) is out, it can only mean that WordPress 3.0 is just around the corner. The final version could be any day now, so now is the time to start getting ready. Thinking about doing the update to 3? Awesome. It should be painless for you, but … […]

My must have WordPress plugins

Even though it’s been the holiday season, work on Using WordPress hasn’t slowed down only a wee bit. Several of the initial chapters are now in the loving hands of my editors and I’m proceeding full steam ahead. Since crowd sourcing works pretty darn well for getting feedback, commentary, and information, I’m looking for a […]

Taking P2 to the next level: Private, Twitterfied, Collaboration

In the beginning, there was email Web-based collaboration tools and strategies has been one of my professional passions for a decade now. Beyond that I always thought it was cool, I started telecommuting in 2000, so needing easy and complete solutions was high on my priority list. Over the years, I think I’ve tried nearly […]

My WordCamp Whistler Talk: How to build a website with WordPress, for normal people

Going to do this post in segments…first my slides: How to use to build a website using WordPress: For normal people View more presentations or upload your own. (tags: wordpress wordcamp) This is the “magic” code that fixes the problem with having a pre-set “Home” button: <?phpwp_list_pages(‘exclude=2,10&title_li=&depth=1′); ?> What this does is block the pages […]