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Tiga and WordPress 2.5

Hey everyone,

I just upgraded this site to WordPress 2.5 and Tiga v2.3 appears to be working just fine.

Thus:

If you are running Tiga v2.3 already should be able to upgrade to WordPress v2.5 with no major problems.

If you are running an older version of the Tiga theme, install the 2.2/2.3 patch, then . . . → Read More: Tiga and WordPress 2.5

Alex’s Threaded Comments WordPress Plugin v0.1

I’m finally releasing version 0.1 of Alex’s Threaded Comments, a WordPress plugin that allows you to add threaded comments to your web site. This plugin is really just a fork of the wonderful Brian’s Threaded Comments plugin (v1.5.12). I added a few bug fixes, a few new features, and a new look. Thanks for all . . . → Read More: Alex’s Threaded Comments WordPress Plugin v0.1

WordPress Tiga theme 2.2 / 2.3 upgrade

I have updated the Tiga theme (which this site uses) to be compatible with both WordPress 2.2 and 2.3.

This update: * Fixes the widget problems that were introduced under WordPress 2.2 (thanks, Otto42 for a solution that was cleaner than mine). * Fixes the blogroll issues that were introduced under WordPress 2.3.

I have . . . → Read More: WordPress Tiga theme 2.2 / 2.3 upgrade

WordPress Plugin: Category/Archive Indexing

By default, WordPress displays categories and archive listings in blog form — that is, by showing either excerpts or the entirety of the last N posts (dependent upon theme). While this is great for reading, it’s less than wonderful when searching for specific past entries.

Category/Archive Indexing is a WordPress plugin that helps replace . . . → Read More: WordPress Plugin: Category/Archive Indexing

Recent news box for Tiga 1.0.2 theme (updated)

A few days ago, I added a “recent news” box to the front page of the site, which shows the most recent items posted in the News category. It’s the easiest way to find the most up to date news about the site or the C++ Tutorial.

Today when I was investigating how to . . . → Read More: Recent news box for Tiga 1.0.2 theme (updated)

Hyperlinking your WordPress CSS header image

One question that I’ve been struggling with over the last week is how to make the WordPress header image hyperlink back to the site itself. Many WordPress themes use the CSS background-image properly to display the header image. Unfortunately, there’s no direct way to modify the CSS style sheet to turn the image into a . . . → Read More: Hyperlinking your WordPress CSS header image

Recent news box on front page for Tiga 1.0.2 theme (obsoleted)

Note: This blog article has been superseded by the article at http://www.learncpp.com/?p=30.

I added a “recent news” box to the front page of the site, which shows the most recent items posted in the News category. It’s the easiest way to find the most up to date news about the site or the C++ Tutorial.

. . . → Read More: Recent news box on front page for Tiga 1.0.2 theme (obsoleted)

Tiga 1.0.2 widget fix for WordPress 2.2

This website utilizes the wonderful Tiga 1.0.2 theme, which works great under WordPress 2.1.3. However, when I upgraded the site to WordPress 2.2 (which now has built-in widget functionality), it quickly became clear that the widget functionality was not working properly under the Tiga 1.0.2 theme. Although you can set up your widgets, Tiga 1.0.2 . . . → Read More: Tiga 1.0.2 widget fix for WordPress 2.2