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Perils of Using Older Versions of jQuery

Posted on May 31, 2012 at 11:55 am in

We’ve just spent a significant amount of time debugging an eShop site where the checkout refused to auto-redirect to the chosen merchant gateway. Having narrowed the issue down to the theme (commercial, advertised as “WordPress 3.3 Ready” & unnamed to protect the guilty), we obtained a copy for debugging purposes and started to work through…

Page Of Posts

Posted on January 12, 2012 at 1:21 pm in

Our downloadable Twenty Eleven Child theme has now been updated to include a simple Page of Posts custom page template.

Don’t Store Posts in the Trash

Posted on December 9, 2011 at 10:17 pm in

Yes, you did read that title correctly. And I did a double-take too when I saw this posted in the support forums. I thought that this kind of thing was an urban myth. But — hand on heart — someone really did decide to store more than a dozen, previously published, posts in their…

Adding Your Own Read More Link

Posted on December 7, 2011 at 1:11 am in

Continuing with the topic of custom read more links, there are times when you may want to use <?php the_content();?> in your theme’s template file in conjunction with the <!–more–> tag in your posts to create custom post teasers. But you want the “read more” link to appear somewhere other than immediately after the teaser.…

Replace […] with a Post Link

Posted on December 2, 2011 at 4:48 pm in

Excerpts (teasers) can be shown on WordPress through two methods: Using <?php the_content();?> in your theme template file(s) and then inserting the <!– more–> into your post at your desired cut-off point. Using <?php the_excerpt();?> in your theme template file(s) and allowing WordPress to generate a teaser from the first 55 words of the post’s…

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