LiveSearch Creative Commons License

posted mid-afternoon by Constantinos. Filed under Code, WP Plugin

You might notice the spiffy little search box on the navigation bar of this blog. It’s an implementation of the LiveSearch code which I incorporated recently.

It’s a nice little tool, using pretty straight basic (albeit a bit complex) AJAX code. However it did require some effort to implement this, as several files needed to to be modified, and the required files placed all over the place. This meant that the ability to use this tool was restricted to people with some understanding of PHP, and also did not enable the clean integration of the code in WordPress.
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WP-Cron-Mail plugin Creative Commons License

posted at around evening time by Constantinos. Filed under Code, Review, Terminal, Web Standards, Windows, WP Plugin

Another tool I decided to use was WordPress’ post-by-email feature. However this was very limiting, as after posting via email usually action was required within WordPress – visit the wp-mail.php page, and then modify the post to place it in the necessary categories etc. Continue reading “WP-Cron-Mail plugin” »

Voodoo Programming

posted terribly early in the morning by Constantinos. Filed under Rant

Well, as you can probably see the site has been completely re-designed. It is now running off WordPress entirely, including the static pages. Some serious tweaking was necessary, including creating a new WordPress skin from scratch. The skin is based on the prosimii web layout from OSWD by haran, and the whole process took the better part of a day. Continue reading “Voodoo Programming” »