WordPress

WordPress, currently the most popular content management system in the world, is a free and open source blogging tool and publishing platform that can be customized for just about any kind of website. WordPress is Velvet Blues’ CMS of choice, and we’ve built over 100 websites with it!

WP Plugin: WordPress Move Comments

One problem with WordPress comments is that once they are created, you cannot move them to another post or assign them as a reply to another comment. Our plugin, WordPress Move Comments, helps you move comments, change the reply to, and assign comments to different authors.

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How to Add a Custom Banner Image to your WordPress.org Plugin Page

Calling all plugin developers! If you haven’t added a custom banner image to your WordPress.org plugin page, here’s a simple tutorial to show you how.

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Time To Upgrade: WordPress 3.3.1 Has Arrived

WordPress 3.3.1 has arrived. This release is both a bug fix and security update, so it is important to upgrade right away.

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WordPress Hack: Display Number & Next/Previous Links with wp_link_pages()

If you’ve ever wondered how to display both Next/Previous and Number links on your multi-page posts, here’s how. Roll up your sleeves and dig in your functions.php file for this quick tutorial on extending WordPress’ wp_link_pages function.

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Custom WordPress “Comment Error” Page

Not all areas of WordPress area easily themed via template files. The comment error page is a good example of one page that cannot be directly modified via template. In this article, we show you how to modify this page and set up a new theme file just for it.

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WordPress 3.3 “Sonny” Is Here! Should You Upgrade?

WordPress 3.3 “Sonny” has arrived. Packed with great new features and improvements, we’ve gone ahead and upgraded some of our websites. But we noticed one bad thing: Slow Admin Speed. And WordPress support forums have identified several bugs. So, should you upgrade your website now or wait until WP 3.3.1 is released?

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Create a Custom WordPress Database Error Page

If your website gets more traffic than it can handle or if your web host is having problems, visitors to your WordPress site may see a blank white screen with an error. Here is how to create a custom database error page.

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Useful Insights From WordCamp Chicago 2011

WordCamp Chicago 2011 was a success! Not only was it the biggest that Chicago had seen, it was jam-packed with useful information about all aspects of WordPress. Here are some tips for improving your website’s speed and scalability and also achieving better on and off-site search engine optimization.

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