Previously I wrote an article that detailed modifying the WordPress Most Commented plugin to display the most commented WordPress posts via the WP admin site. If you need more information on creating admin plugins or just wanted to glance over the article related to this one you can read it by clicking here. Something I did not include in that article was how to add code to the plugin that would also display a widget on the WP Admin dashboard. Below is basic information that should assist you in adding code that will display a dashboard widget.
Working on a project for a client a couple days ago I needed a good way to display WordPress blogroll links on various pages and posts. The plugin would hopefully provide a method to sometimes display all blogroll links and other times display only blogroll links of a specific category. Below I discuss the plugin I settled on and some of the capabilities of the plugin.
In the process of creating a mirror image of a current WordPress to be used for development purposes I ran into a PHP error that I had not seen before. The current version of WordPress was working without issue but because many of the settings needed to be modified for the installation to work with a different domain pointed to it. Even after modifying the settings that I had modified in previous instances to make WordPress work with an updated domain name I was still getting an error related to the WordPress Theme. I enabled some PHP error logging, started looking for answers on the web, and then implemented some changes described below to resolve the error.
I made a lot of modifications to the QD site this weekend which means I also ran into a lot issues. There are so many working pieces (plugins, theme, etc.) that it seems almost impossible these days to just install something new without there being a fairly major issue. Well this weekend I was lucky and ran into multiple.
I was creating a mirror copy of one of my WordPress installations recently and needed a way to disable all plugins. During the process of creating the development WordPress mirror there were issues so I needed to disable all WordPress plugins via MySQL since at the time I could not login to the WordPress admin. Below I will describe listing all of the active plugins with one MySQL command and then disabling all of the plugins with another MySQL command.