Updating WordPress Database After Website Move

Boy life sure would be easy if WordPress used relative URL’s throughout the menu and post content but that simply isn’t going to happen, they’ve made that clear. Changing the URL in the admin Settings would then be all you need to do, making moving installations a breeze. Not the case, we should stop crying… Continue reading Updating WordPress Database After Website Move

Answerhub versus WordPress

Recently we worked on a project with intent to use AnswerHub as the primary vehicle for user interaction. After spending some time in AnswerHub’s admin we discovered that they don’t provide anything that you cannot accomplish with easy under the WordPress hood. While AH supplies you with a OSQA solution, WP gives you a full… Continue reading Answerhub versus WordPress

Redirects & Canonical. What’s The Difference?

There is a lot of confusion about the difference between setting redirects and canonicalization. Here’s the deal. What a 301 says to search engines. Hello, Mr. Search Engine. My page has has moved, permanently, to this other address. If you will please remove my old domain from your index and push everything through to this… Continue reading Redirects & Canonical. What’s The Difference?

WordPress Experts: Getting Slug by Single_Cat_Title

An interesting problem that I came across in a recent project. The client needed a custom post taxonomy set to a gallery of choices on a featured section of their website. First we needed to add custom post types and category images plugins. Iterating through the taxonomy was a cinch but at one point I… Continue reading WordPress Experts: Getting Slug by Single_Cat_Title

WordPress Custom Post Type Category Images : Solved

If you’re a WordPress developer, you’ve probably been here. You want to use images for your categories, but they are custom taxonomies. Here’s how to solve that issue. We’re using a plugin called “Category Images” by Muhammad Said El Zahlan. Download, install and activate the plugin. Now you can add images to your categories in any… Continue reading WordPress Custom Post Type Category Images : Solved

Javascript called by PHP

Interesting little snippet. What is going on here? Livewire gives you the low down.    if($num_rowvs == 0){ echo ‘<script>// <![CDATA[ alert(“This is an alert message. I’m alerting you that you are totally awesome!”); // ]]></script>’; }   First, we’re creating a simple if statement in PHP.  Not entirely necessary, but prbobably the most common setup.… Continue reading Javascript called by PHP

New Web Program: Brain Development Maps

Creating braindevelopmentmaps.org was a great opportunity to work on a very interesting site; Shirley came to Livewire with very specific needs. There is nothing ‘typical’ or ‘standard’ about this website, it is in a word, unique. Braindevelopmentmaps.org allows users to view highly detailed brain mapped images online. These images, when standing alone are several hundred… Continue reading New Web Program: Brain Development Maps

Hey, Look What We Did…

Our programmers are the best in the business. We just finished a great new project at referralfeelawyers.com. This service connects lawyers with lawyers that pay referral fees for, you guessed it, referrals. The website features custom attorney profiles, administrative control over practice areas and geographical data….all kinds of neat things really. Admins can view stats… Continue reading Hey, Look What We Did…