My Ugly WordPress, HyperDB, & BuddyPress Deployment Shell Script

This is the source of some of the website deployment scripts I have. This is one is fairly complex and it is my pocket tool of choice for development of big nasty WordPress sites. Probably only interesting to folks who deal with unix shells and do mildly heavy WordPress work. It’s designed to update from… Continue reading My Ugly WordPress, HyperDB, & BuddyPress Deployment Shell Script

WordPress 3.0 Ajax Notes

Collecting up some WordPress 3.0 and Ajax notes. Nice round look at current state of Ajax and WordPress: http://www.wphardcore.com/2010/5-tips-for-using-ajax-in-wordpress/ Here’s the WordPress Trac discussion for implementation in WordPress 3.0: http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/12400

MySQL Tuner has moved

Okay, I suppose this will be the currently updated location for the MySQL Tuner Perl script: https://launchpad.net/mysqltuner

WP Super Edit & Some WordPress TinyMCE Notes

Discussion on wp-hackers centering around a simpler api for creating simple buttons. Otto: There’s an example to add a quick button to TinyMCE at: http://tinymce.moxiecode.com/examples/example_20.php To do this in a WP plugin, you’d hook to mce_buttons_2 (or 3, or 4) to add your button to the list. Then you’d hook up a filter on tiny_mce_before_init… Continue reading WP Super Edit & Some WordPress TinyMCE Notes

Fixing The WordPress.com Custom CSS Plugin

That plugin is custom to WordPress.com, so it’s not really for wide usage yet. But I did find these notes for WPMU usage: I needed to do two things to make it work: On line 131 change is_int() to is_numeric(): if ( is_numeric( $blog_id ) ) { switch_to_blog( $blog_id ); $current_plugins = apply_filters( ‘active_plugins’, get_option(… Continue reading Fixing The WordPress.com Custom CSS Plugin

Mega Menus

Mega Menu Notes from UDWEB list: Inspiration: 25 Examples of Mega Menus in Web Design http://www.jhu.edu/ http://www.bentley.edu/ http://www.useit.com/alertbox/mega-dropdown-menus.html Sample Code: http://www.sitepoint.com/blogs/2009/03/31/make-a-mega-drop-down-menu-with-jquery/ http://www.sohtanaka.com/web-design/mega-drop-downs-w-css-jquery/ Mega Menu Code Sample 1

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