WordPress Update – critical to prevent cross-site scripting hack


WordPress update 4.0.1 is now available. This is a critical security release for all previous versions  and WordPress have advised users to update all sites immediately. Sites that support automatic background updates will be updated to WordPress 4.0.1 automatically. If you are still on WordPress 3.9.2, 3.8.4, or 3.7.4, you will be updated to 3.9.3, […]

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WordPress Northern Ireland Meetup


I recently attended the newly formed meetup group for WordPress Northern Ireland, held in Belfast. We meet at the Common Grounds Cafe, close to Queens University.  This consists of an interesting mixed group of 60 members from a variety of  web technology backgrounds and website owners. The first  talk, on the night, was given by […]

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Customize the WordPress admin menu based on user roles


  If you have multiple users for WordPress administration,  some can end up with permissions that you really wish they didn’t have. There are plenty of plugins that will let you customize user permissions but it’s not that hard to do ourselves by removing certain links from the admin menu for those specific user roles. Basic example […]

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Useful WordPress items

This is a list of my own references for use in WordPress sites: How to remove/hide items in admin menu: http://camwebdesign.com/techniques/simplify-the-wordpress-admin-sidebar-navigation/ 30 best website plugins http://blog.ineedhits.com/tips-advice/the-best-30-wordpress-website-plugins-for-2011-30149564.html?source=NL11-05-31BNLblog1h Customise posts in order or  a Custom Field http://kovshenin.com/archives/customize-posts-order-in-wordpress-via-custom-fields/ How to set up Home Page so can be edited as a Page http://bloggingexperiment.com/archives/wordpress-page-as-home-page.php

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