While we’re on the subject of opening links in new windows here is another option allowing the target attribute to be changed only for specified links. This hack allows you to open links in a new window using Quick Tags. A few points of this hack are: Requires the editing of only one file quicktags.js. […]
Here’s a tutorial for making WordPress open links in a new window. It would be nice if the user could set the link attribute in the options page but until that option is available, Paladin has the hack. This tutorial does include altering core files so unless having links open in the same window keeps […]
WordPress JabberBot lets you post directly from your IM. Features list: Clones protection [only one instance of script is allowed] Posting notes from multiple jabber accounts Simple cron installation [GET http://blog_url/wp-jabber-bot.php] Configuration directly from WP-admin Compatible with Jabberd2 servers Custom posting category Simple & Quick installation
phpied.com shows how to disable smart quotes in WordPress 1.5. For the average blogger this isn’t necessary, but if you display a lot of code that people will be copying and pasting from, you may want to take a look.
Here’s a hack for enabling apache authentication in WordPress 1.5.
I know this is minor but pixies.ca has a nice tip to make the title tag of your blog more search engine friendly. By default WordPress outputs the blog title when on the home page. Then blog name plus post title for individual entries. This small hack displays the blog name and blog description on […]
If you’re using Spam Karma here is a hack to have your spam saved in the database rather then deleted. Why? The benefits of this are twofold. First, if a legitimate comment gets caught by Spam Karma, you can easily restore it, as it is still in the database. Second, future versions of Spam Karma […]
You may or may not of noticed that the WordPress 1.5 search feature does not return results from pages, only posts. I’m not sure why but I’m sure it will be addressed in future versions. Until then you can implement Kwebble’s Searching Pages hack. It’s a pretty simple hack but does require editing core WordPress […]
This is a short hack to add some color to your WordPress 1.5 calendar. You can see an example on the bottom left hand side of this page. The hack does require modification of WordPress core files. Thanks NickM
Apparently the foreign language version of WordPress 1.5 is slower then the English version. MEX Blog has a hacked version of gettext.php available that will supposedly bring your foreign language version of WordPress up to speed.