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    Switching between WordPress Visual and HTML editor not working

    Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

    Heh.  I just got done posting a quick shout to Jean-Baptiste for his excellent Sliding Doors + WordPress technique when I realized it had happened again: The Visual and HTML tabs on the WordPress text editor were broken again.  I don’t know of any permanent fixes, but if this happens to you here’s how you can fix the issue temporarily:

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    Inserting SPAN into WordPress categories using wp_list_categories

    Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

    I just got done experimenting with some options for the main menu here at Elite Freelancing. Given I don’t code PHP — I’m more of a cut ‘n’ paste kinda guy when it comes to PHP —  I had to do some digging around to find what I needed. Specifically, I needed a way to add tags into wp_list_categories so that WordPress.

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    Custom Page Templates Not Showing Up in WordPress

    Thursday, October 9th, 2008

    So today I’m chippin’ away at a redesign for my rusted art website.  Like most sites I develop, I rolled it out on WordPress. I seemed to have run a into a bug though, and I’m not sure if this a localized me thing, or a legit gremlin.

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    Inserting hyperlinks in WordPress image captions

    Friday, October 3rd, 2008

    Users of WordPress 2.6 will know that you can insert captions underneath photos and images within your posts. If any of you have tried to add hyperlinks within a caption, you’ll also know that WordPress will strip that link faster than a suspected terrorist at LAX when you hit save.

    "Baby, I know how to add hyperlinks to WordPress captions". "Yeah, that's so hot".Photo by superbomba.

    "Baby, I know how to add hyperlinks to WordPress captions."

    Now, I’m not techy enough to know exactly why WordPress strips links from captions but it does. I do know that with some fiddling about, I finally found a fairly straight forward workaround that doesn’t involve custom fields or plugins.

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