News

The day to day goings on of Interconnect IT that we think are worth sharing with our readers.

We’re proud to announce the winners of our WordCamp London 2013 code challenge!

There’s a bit of a problem with previewing posts in WordPress. Here’s a code snippet you can use in your plugins or themes to get around the problem.

Yesterday marked the tenth anniversary of WordPress’s first release on May 27th, 2003 – a happy creation that led to a lot of new blogs, businesses and services.

We sponsor and support Creative Process, a small, but friendly and fun evening that’s held at Elevator Bar in Liverpool. The Liverpool web and creative industry were out in force at last night’s event.

In certain cases, when you migrate WordPress content from one site to another, you have to create 301 redirects. Here are some thoughts from a recent site migration…

We recently attended Designival; a one day creative and design event featuring workshops, lectures and pop-up shops. Here’s our write-up from the day.

We’ve recently released several updates to the Spots, Spectacu.la Discussion & Auditor plugins, v1.1.3, v2.2.1 & v1.4.3 respectively. Full details here.

Migrations from WordPress.com used to be pretty trivial. But just recently we’ve bumped into an issue that makes it impossible to do it right. Hopefully we’ll find a solution to this very soon.

Here’s a little snippet that you might like to use; automatically embed gists from github by simply pasting the URL into a post or page.

Often, it’s forgotten that WordPress can be used on very busy, dynamic sites with lots of contributors. Although it has relatively humble blogging origins, there’s no reason why it can’t be made to scale.

A few highlights from the BigSWIG event we held. Thank you to all those who spoke and all those who attended, for what was a fantastic evening of great talks.

We try to fit in one charity project a year at interconnect/it and this year it was the turn of the Plaza community cinema in Waterloo. Read on for the design notes behind this exciting build.