Fixing that ‘Plugin could not be activated because it triggered a fatal error.’ problem with wordpress plugins

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

The huge range of useful plug-ins for WordPress are a contributing factor to its huge popularity both as a blogging platform and as a content management system. The great thing about the plugin system is that – in theory at least – it’s dead simple to setup. You upload the plugin to your plugins directory, […]

Shortening the_excerpt in wordpress with substr

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Things have been very busy here for the last couple of months, so sorry for the lack of posts. We hope to resume normal posting shortly. In the meantime, here’s a quick and simple wordpress tip that’s come in handy for us so we thought it would be good to share. One common problem you […]

Problems setting up your own WordPress contact form?

Friday, May 15th, 2009

Stumbled across this problem recently and thought it worth sharing, for anyone who’s trying to set up a form on wordpress and on submission gets a 404 error. Recently we set up a contact form for a client on their wordpress blog. Many people simply use one of the numerous plugins available to achieve this, […]