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Turn Off WordPress Curly Quotes

By default, WordPress attempts to find pairs of single or double quote marks, and converts them to curly quotes, (or “smart quotes” as they’re called — with the one on the left curling one way and the one on the

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Change WordPress FROM: (name and email address)

While setting up and testing WordPress, I realized the site’s users would all get email from someone named “wordpress” using the email address “” — this wouldn’t do! I searched the forums and some of the “How to” sites, but

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Lexipixel Running WordPress 3.0

Yup, we installed the upgrade — it went painlessly.. almost. One little problem with Shadowbox plugin not properly linking thumbnails to articles, (on another site where we upgraded but didn’t install the new templates, menus, etc)  Also, we updated the

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WordPress MP3 Audio Player

A customer asked me to install an MP3 player into their WordPress blog. I searched the WP Plugins directory for “mp3 player” and found several that either had too many features or required you to jump through hoops to get

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How to Attach a PDF to a WordPress Post

Resumes, printable coupons, eBooks, and many other type of documents are prepared for distribution and printing as an Adobe PDF, (Portable Document Format), file. If you have PDF files that you want to make available for download on your blog,

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