Monthly Archives: February 2009

BlogBuzz February 28, 2009

14 More Professional WordPress Themes

Following up the hugely popular (and still relevant) 31 Professional WordPress Themes, Webmaster-Source brings you fourteen more high-quality, professional themes for WordPress blogs. Pick one out, customize it, and get back to blogging. Agregado

Design Spotlight: Newspond

MySQL Prepared Statements With PHP

You may already be familliar with the problem of MySQL Injection, a common exploit that can cause irreparible damage to a database. You may not be aware of it, but there is an alternative to the “mysql_*” function set. The mysqli functions, for “MySQL…

Best WordPress Design Award

WPWebHost is currently running the Best WordPress Design Award. The wp-centric hosting company will choose their top 10 picks from the five categories, and then let people vote for the final results. The winners will recieve (in addition to the oft-cited glory and publicity)…

Monetize Your Blog Without Annoying People

Devlounge has a short article with the basics on how to monetize a blog without creating a horrifying mess and driving people away. We’ve all seen it: websites and blogs that offer up great content suddenly becoming littered with ads. Sometimes it happens overnight-…

BuySellAds Online Advertising Marketplace

BuySellAds, an exemplary ad marketplace that I joined a few weeks ago, has just come out of private beta. You can now join the ad network and sell banner space without having to be approved into their closed beta program like before. So if…

BlogBuzz February 21, 2009

Why the Whining About WordPress Updates?

It seems that whenever a new WordPress update is released people complain about it. They moan about it being a pain to put in a few minutes of maintenance time, and they whine about the updates coming too often. You would think that the…

WP_Redirect()

WordPress has a handy function, wp_redirect(), for sending a user to a different page. It’s an easier way to handle redirects than to invoce the header() function on your own. To do a 301 redirect, it’s as simple as this: wp_redirect('http://www.example.com/', 301); Just make…

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