Development Hacks

WordPress: Limited Randomized Blogroll without Plugin

Have you ever redesigned your blog and your new design only allowed a limited space for your “one mile high” blogroll? A friend of mine ran into exactly this problem with his newly redesigned blog.

Development How-To

WordPress: Exclude Post-Feed-Links and Trackback URLs from Google using “nofollow”

In my last article about WordPress, Canonical URL’s, Optimized Permalinks, I explained why and how I easily managed to change my blogs permalinks structure with Dean’s Permalinks Migration plugin without the hassle of 404s or duplicate content.


Workaround: Unavailable Widgets in WordPress Admin Panel

This is a simple workaround for widgets which seem to be unavailable in your WordPress admin panel. When I started using my latest theme “Green Park 2“, I encountered a really nasty bug in WordPress 2.7.
If you use a theme with two or more available sidebars and within each sidebar one or more widgets and you switch to another theme with only one sidebar, some of the widgets become unavailable in the admin panel: and you can neither deactivate nor rearrange them.