Peng Zhang on October 17th, 2012

I just want to record my experience with debugging WordPress and some plugins. WP-Debug is a plugin that is popular based on the number of downloads, but has not been updated for more than a year; also, when activated, it could display some debug information including queries in the front end in the footer area, but [...]

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Peng Zhang on January 28th, 2011

I had felt the need to implement a sidebar in the header of an existing theme, and therefore, embarked on an investigation of how to implement a sidebar or widget zone for a theme. I found useful information in a few places: http://codex.wordpress.org/Widgets_API http://codex.wordpress.org/Widgetizing_Themes and http://www.wordimpressed.com/wordpress/easily-register-widget-zone/ I came to the understanding that: register_sidebar(), register_sidebars(), unregister_sidebar() [...]

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WordPress themes from templatesold.com do not support WordPress 3.0 Menu feature, at this writing on January 23, 2011, and, for that matter, probably do not support WP3.0 new features in general. I had to tweak the theme to coax it to work with WP3.0′s menu. Here are the changes I did to the QwertyPress theme: [...]

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Peng Zhang on March 16th, 2010

This is a description of how I saw a new theme was created by copying an existing theme. This is just to help me remember the general process later on. It’s not detailed and may not even be accurate. duplicate the folder of an existing theme, for example, the “Jet” theme folder; rename the duplicate [...]

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Peng Zhang on September 5th, 2009

I installed WPTouch on my blog and had a test run, and I really like it – it worked like a charm for me. It even knows hide  private posts. To get it to work nicely with WP Super Cache plugin, you need to follow the instructions in this post. By the way, as I [...]

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Peng Zhang on November 13th, 2008

Wow. Some of these 15 themes are really good. I am sure I can find use for some of them. Here is the link.

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