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Adding Custom Image Sizes to WordPress 3.5 Media Manager

Adding Custom Image Sizes to WordPress 3.5 Media Manager

The new media manager in WordPress 3.5 is totally awesome and out-of-the-box allows you to insert three different sizes of image uploads into your posts. Sometimes however you may need to add images with a specific size into your posts or pages. Here’s how to add some...
Changing the cPanel Default Website Page on a VPS

Changing the cPanel Default Website Page on a VPS

When setting up a new VPS you are likely going to want to make changes to the default set up. That will likely mean changing the default website page that the new VPS points to. Out-of-the-box VPS running CentOS will show you a web page similar to the one below (click...
Speed Up Your Website using Caching and .htaccess

Speed Up Your Website using Caching and .htaccess

You’ve optimised your images, consolidated plugins, minified CSS and JavaScript files and cut down the number of external links your site goes to but it’s not enough is it? You want more!  More speed…. Most  web developers will optimise CSS, JavaScript and...
WordPress Sydney Meetup Special Guest Talk

WordPress Sydney Meetup Special Guest Talk

This month we heard form Duane Storey of BaveNewCode giving a special guest talk at WordPress Sydney meetup about commercializing plugins. The Speaker Duane Storey is the co-founder of BraveNewCode – a Canadian WordPress design and development company that...
Installing & Setting up WordPress

Installing & Setting up WordPress

This was our second presentation to the Feb 2013 WordPress Sydney meetup. Once you have chosen your web hosting provider the next step is to install and set up WordPress.  Here’s a guide to help you through the process. Summary of contents: What does WordPress...
Intro to Hosting Packages for WordPress

Intro to Hosting Packages for WordPress

Here’s our “Intro to Hosting Packages for WordPress” presentation from this month’s WordPress Sydney meetup. We go through and summarise all the different types of hosting packages that you could use with WordPress. From WordPress.com to dedicated servers. Summary of...