Social Links for Your WP Blog: How to Roll Your Own?

This is Part 2 of a series. You should read Part 1 before continuing on to this post. For the sake of this article, I am going to assume that the reader is at the most basic level and doesn’t use any fancy editing tools like Dreamweaver, or even Notepad.  We are going to do […]

Social Links for Your WP Blog: Use a Plug-in or Roll Your Own?

This is Part 1 of a 2 part post. It is rare to find a blog these days that doesn’t have some type of social networking links on it.  You see them everywhere: follow my tweets, add to delicious, share on facebook, and the list goes on.  These days, the knowledge of and the effective […]

Long promised updates are here

Well, the long promised updates for Verse-O-Matic and WP-Members™ are finally here. This brings both of these plugins up to date for use with WordPress 2.8. Also, I am (finally) shifting the plugin hosting to This will allow users to upgrade directly from their WordPress admin panel. I’ve had the plugins approved and the […]

Verse-O-Matic 4.0 released

I have (FINALLY) completed an upgrade to the verse-o-matic plugin.  This upgrade fixes the installation issues that were experienced from WP 2.5.  Any deprecated actions, hooks, or filters have been updated. I have only tested this on WP 2.8.4 so if you are using a version of WP earlier than 2.8, I suggest you upgrade […]

Rebuilding my plugins

I will be rebuilding the Verse-O-Matic and the Affiliate Cloak (ClickBank) plugins.  Around WP version 2.5 some changes were made that caused the installation of these plugins to not work correctly.  Long story short, it centers around the installation of a database table that each of them use. I will probably utilize the wp_options table […]

Delete original WP admin account for additional security

Have you recently had your WordPress installation hacked?  Did the hackers fill your theme files with link spam?  If so, you might have spent some time doing an upgrade and clean install of WordPress.  As part of this process, you probably also changed the password you use to login to WordPress. I had this problem […]