Going from WordPress multisite to regular wordpress

We had a wordpress multi-site installation that was working just fine! However custom domain and SSL pose a clear problem, along with any specific changes one might have to make to the installation. NO CODE! NO SQL! So I decided to move back to regular wordpress. Now we are using the popular exponent theme, the challenge is that we are using a default demo setup which is modified. The goal was to make an easy shift, not make it into a week long project ;)....

January 8, 2021 · 2 min · 233 words · Me

GD Library Error: Imagecreatetruecolor Does Not Exist

Well the simplest way of solving this is to run sudo apt-get install php5-gd That will install the necessary libraries that you need to keep continuing. If you are in windows then you need to go to your php.ini and uncomment the following lines ;extension=php_gd.dll ;extension=php_gd2.dll [just remove the ; to uncomment them] Hope that solves your image issues.

April 3, 2010 · 1 min · 59 words · Me

Listing all your blogposts

So here is a quick snapshot at how to get all your wordpress blogposts using python [or wordpresslib to be specific] – #!/usr/bin/env python import wordpresslib import tinyurl wordpress = raw_input(‘‘Wordpress URL:’’) user = raw_input(‘‘Username:’’) password = raw_input(‘‘Password:’’) prepare client object wp = wordpresslib.WordPressClient(wordpress, user, password) select blog id wp.selectBlog(0) posts = wp.getRecentPosts(100) for p in posts: if p.title.find(“p=”)<0: print p.title," - “,tinyurl.create_one(p.link) – Now that is real easy to use IMHO, i just started using this in one of my scripts....

March 30, 2010 · 1 min · 100 words · Me

Pimp your blog up in an hour

Today, after a long time I decided that my blog needed a revamp. Hope you guys like what I have tried with it. The goals at the start of this exercise were as follows: Neat looking template reflecting my minimalist style Good quality SEO, and clean permanent URLs (same as before) Move from the last host (as they are shutting down) Feel fresh and upgrade all the moving parts of the blog...

July 14, 2009 · 3 min · 484 words · Me

Kwippy feed for wordpress

If you notice i now have a RSS feed for kwippy on the sidebar. That is done by using RSS widget functionality within the wordpress theme section. The image below outline the complete setup which i use for my blog. Its really simple to set this up :).Enjoy.

January 28, 2009 · 1 min · 48 words · Me