Category Archives: Wordpress

A note for WordPress database backup plugin

If you are running WordPress and using the WordPress Database Backup plugin you should read this post. WP-DB-Backup allows you easily to backup your core WordPress database tables. You may also backup other tables in the same database. By default, the plugin backs up the core tables from a predefined list hard coded in the […]

WordPress on Amazon RDS

Every WordPress blog must have a database to store all its data (posts, comments, settings and so on). WordPress uses the MySQL database. Usually the database is stored locally ob the web server of the blog. In some cases one would want to have the database installed elsewhere for many reasons (loads, capacity, backups). This […]

Gravatar enabled badges for WordCamp Israel 2008

For WordCamp SF 2008, Andy Peatling introduced Gravatar enabled name badges. He also released most of the source code he used to produce them – thanks Andy 🙂 On November 16th I will be attending WordCamp Israel 2008in Tel-Aviv. For the event, Sharon Gefen and I have prepared the graphics and script that will produce […]

WordCamp Israel 2008

Following the great success of WordCamp Israel 2007 work has begun to organize the 2008 event. No date had been set yet but I will post about it once a date and location will be determined. Also, a message will be post on the WordCamp site.

5min video plugin for WordPress-MU

As I promised a few days ago, the 5 minutes video plugin is now ready. What is 5min: 5min is a place to find short video solutions for practical questions and a place for people to share their knowledge. The idea behind 5min is very simple: any solution can be visually explained in no more […]

5min videos plugin (preview)

For a long time I wanted to be able to insert videos on WordPress-Mu. Since their embedding code is not allowed on WPMU based system I have written a small plugin that will allow it. It will work on regular WP blogs as well. The plugin is still in testing but I will post […]

Using WP-Super Cache plugin with WordPress MU

Using the WP-Super Cache plugin with WordPress-MU is very simple. WP Super Cache is a static caching plugin for WordPress. It generates html files that are served directly by Apache without processing comparatively heavy PHP scripts. By using this plugin you will speed up your WordPress blog significantly. Instructions on how to install the plugin […]

GRavatar plugin for WordPress and WordPress-MU

The GRavatar plugin works out of the mu-plugins directory and allows each blog user to enable it on his\her blog via the backend (under the presentation menu) we don’t want to force things on our users, do we? There are reports that the GRavatar service slows down page loads so we will be adding a […]