HowTo: WordPress Code Syntax Highlighting

For months and months and months I’ve been looking for a good code syntax highlighter for WordPress. My requirements are simple: 1, the highlighter mustn’t add lots and lots of div and table tags around my code and, 2, it should add a TinyMCE pre tag button to the visual editor. If I had the … Read more

WordPress 3.0 – A First Look Review

Two things conspired together to great effect today – one, I have a spare domain name to mess around with and, two, WordPress 3.0 is due for release within the next few weeks and I read it has multi site functionality. so, as WordPress 3.0 RC 1 is already available to download ,I chose to … Read more

The Most Impressive WordPress Theme Bar None

We Wordpress bloggers are a funny lot. We style our sites with a theme, we edit it to get it how we want it, we think it’s perfect and then we see another theme that’s even more perfect so we start over again. Some of us even go so far as to learn to create our own “perfect” themes only to decide that the next pre-made one we see is even better. I suppose we just get bored very quickly. Well I know I do; and I get very annoyed with myself because each time I use a new theme I have to set it up to work with my plugins, ad server, widgets and content styling. So it was an absolute pleasure to find a very customizable theme that keeps my settings even after it’s been updated by the theme’s creator. It’s called Suffusion and has more options than a Jumbo Jet’s cockpit has buttons. Thankfully, its front cover comes with those immortal words from The Guide, “Don’t Panic”, written on it in big red letters.