Web Development

What Exactly Does WordPress Tell the World? We decided to run a few tests to find out. The results may surprise you!

We thought we’d share some of the functions that go into most of our custom WordPress themes. If you have your own favourites then get commenting!

We found many of the weather widgets and badges out there lacking. Either they were not aimed at regular users and almost all were just plain ugly. We had to fix that.

If you create great content, your WordPress site is going to get a lot of traffic. That’s a good thing! Here we run some experiments; WordPress at scale on a budget.

WordPress 3.0 Multisite With Multiple Domains Setup. This article is written for 3.0 alpha, as of the current build on 19th March 2010.

This is a departure from our usual posts as it’s not about WordPress. However, if you’re developing with WordPress on a Windows PC there’s a good chance you’re using XAMPP as your platform.

Migrating a WordPress site can be something of a scary challenge, but we do it a lot, and we’ve become used to it. Here I show you the steps we take moving a localhost site to a live domain.

There’s been a big fuss lately over the latest WordPress hacks. One of the key things about security is to think about what happens when the first line of defence is breached.

On the night of June 23rd, Telegraph Media flicked the switch on a new project – Telegraph Blogs. And, proudly, we’d like to say we were involved with the project.

If you get this kind of weird behaviour, especially after a crash, it can be well worth looking through the tables for problems such as those in this post.

One thing we talk a lot about is how important it is for costs to stick to problems which have already been solved. Get fancy and do something new, and your costs have rocketed away.

It’s hard to measure the cost of code. Simple stuff can be ferociously time-consuming to develop, and bad coders often produce reams of poorly structured code.