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WordPress 3.3 — A Major Update

WordPress version 3.3 has arrived and it’s a major release. Where version 3.2 was mostly a bug fix and stability release, version 3.3 introduces new tools for all users from admins to authors and subscribers. I’ve been working with the beta and release candidate versions here on this blog and the improvement that has me most excited is the unified drag-n-drop media loader.

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My client wanted to have their authors’ photos appear with their published articles. In this article, I describe how I wrote a Wordpress filter – my first – to prepend an image to the content on the home and single post pages.

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Humintell Launches

HumintellHumintell.com, a website project I worked on this past Spring for the Landsman Communications Group recently launched. Humintell is about Microexpression Analysis—the understanding of the underlying emotions of people by looking for universal facial expressions that flick on and off in less than a second. I built the Humintell website using Wordpress, modifying the Minimal theme to match the graphical design, typography and layout from graphic designer, Dean Meyers.

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Double Bliss

Ann Phelan | Bonaire BlissAnn Phelan has a dream job. She facilitates and books vacations to two of the best islands in the Caribbean, Bonaire and Antigua. I recently helped Ann create two sites: BonaireBliss.com and AntiguaBliss.com, to share her love of these two wonderful destinations.

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Lawyers In New Media

DigitalHHR – I just completed this Wordpress blog for the Intellectual Property department of a major law firm. It features an integrated BBs, an event manager, feature-rich videos, a Flash-powered header, customized navigation menu and special lawyer profile pages.

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Here’s a Tip

How to add a floating tipbox or editorial sidebar to a post in your Wordpress blog. I’m wrote this to answer a question from a client and it just made more sense to demonstrate the technique in a post rather than explain it in an email.

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New Critics Rescued

Tom Watson’s New Critics blog, had been hacked and he needed someone to rescue it. The site had been built on an old version of Wordpress and lived on a hosting service that Tom was no longer happy with. I was able to recover and export his content to rebuild the blog on a modern platform. Tom was back in business in a little more than a day.

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Conversation Hub Rebuilt

Kevin Werbach was in trouble. He was coordinating activities for Supernova 2008 and had used a local connection (i.e. cheap labor) to redesign Conversation Hub, the conference’s weblog. The new design was good but it was executed with old technology that just didn’t integrate with WordPress. Moreover, it was a cross-browser mess. Blogs do things […]

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