Disable all your wordpress plugins in a second

November 28, 2008

Sometimes, for exemple when you have to upgrade your blog, you need to disable all your plugins. Depending to how much plugins you’re using, it can takes a lot of time and be kinda boring. We got the solution to this problem, with a simple recipe to disable all your plugins on a second. First of it all, login to your phpmyadmin and choose your WordPress database. Once done, click on the sql button to open the sql command window. Then, simply paste the following sql command and execute it. UPDATE wp_options SET option_value... [Read the full story]

Prevent WordPress Plugins From Breaking Your Theme

November 24, 2008

Have you ever deactivated a WordPress plugin only to find that your WordPress blog no longer works?   This is something that can happen in any situation where a WordPress plugin is called by your WordPress theme without using the proper statement.   How Can I Avoid This Problem? Whenever you add plugin functionality to your WordPress theme that uses a call, make sure to turn it into a variable, so your theme won’t break if the plugin is deactivated.  An example would be the popular Related posts plugin that most... [Read the full story]

Add Breadcrumbs to Your WordPress

August 27, 2008

For those of us that want breadcrumbs in our themes, there are now a number of WordPress plugins out there that you can use to easily accomplish this. Yoast Breadcrumbs plugin allows you to add breadcrumbs to your theme. If you decide to go with the Yoast Breadcrumbs plugin, you just need to upload and activate it, then place the following code where you want the breadcrumbs to display (usually above your post title or the content hook): <?php if ( function_exists('yoast_breadcrumb') ) { yoast_breadcrumb('<p id="breadcrumbs">','</p>'); }... [Read the full story]