Posts Categorized: Hacks

Configuring XAMPP as a WordPress development server

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Finally!  I’ve managed to get a satisfying development environment for WordPress on my local machine! I’ve had a semi-operational setup for a few years, but have just managed to meet all my needs! I’m using XAMPP on Mac OSX to design my WordPress themes, and now my setup features: a sensible, unique hostname for my… Read more »

Custom Admin Branding: code update

I love the WordPress plugin Custom Admin Branding by Josh Byers..  who doesn’t love seeing their shiny, official name at the top of their admin panel? I noticed, though, that when when I updated the plugin to 1.3.5, my custom files were overwritten.. Doh!  It defeats the purpose of auto-update if we have to resurrect… Read more »