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What Exactly Does WordPress Tell the World?

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

Top 10 Functions for functions.php

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!

WordCamp Portsmouth 2011, A Business Case

We’re pleased to announce that we’ll be talking at WordCamp UK yet again! This year WordCamp is in Bournemouth and we can’t wait to attend.

WordPress Weather Widget

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.

Make WordPress Scale, on a Budget

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.

Gill Sans Rides Again

Gill Sans and the colour red; that was the brief. Gill Sans rides again, on our new company website! Here we discuss the process of building our new site.

WordPress 3.0 Multisite With Multiple Domains Setup

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.

We’re Moving!

After nearly three years in our office in Slater Street, we’ve reached the stage where we need better, more professional facilities. We’re off to Liverpool Science Park!

WordPress Distributions are the Future

If you’ve been involved in WordPress over the past few years you’ll have seen it change from being an excellent but limited blogging platform into something more complex.

Migrating a WordPress, WPMU, BuddyPress Website

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.

A Common-Sense WordPress Security Primer

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.

Running a WordPress Plugin, always…

There are times when you absolutely must run some plugins on a WP install, and you don’t want to allow administrators to be able to disable them. Here’s how…