Ever since I upgraded to WordPress 3.1, I found that getting around in the admin area becomes very slow. Typing a post in the text editor is extremely laggy and becoming more of a nightmare. Apparently. this was due to the admin bar taking up the system resource. One good way is to disable it for good.
Here’s how you can disable the admin bar:
If you are still not aware, WordPress 3.1 was (finally) released on 22nd Feb 2011. The planned release was supposed to be Dec 2010, but apparently there were too many bugs to be fixed and the actual release was delayed by two months. Fortunately WordPress 3.1 is full of goodies and is definitely worth the waiting. Let’s take a look at what’s in store in WP 3.1.
One common practice for most bloggers is to internal link to other article in their blog. The usual way is to open a new tab, search for the article, manually copy the URL and link it in the WordPress text editor. As of WordPress 3.1, you can now internal link right within the text editor.
WordPress makes it very easy for you to write, publish and update content, but what if you are blogging (or microblogging) in other sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and Tumblr and you want to update your WordPress blog with the content posted elsewhere, what should you do? Since most of these sites offer a RSS feed, the best way is to embed those feeds in your WP site so that it will update automatically when you post content.
WordPress comes with a built-in RSS feed parsing function, so you can easily and quickly parse and embed RSS feed without any plugins. Here’s how it is done:
jQuery 1.5 was released recently with plenty of bug fix and new effect. For those who wanted to make use of jQuery 1.5 in WordPress, here is how you can do it:
functions.php file and copy and paste the following code.
wp_register_script('jquery', ("http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.5.min.js"), false, '1.5');
Now, any theme/plugin that call the
wp_enqueue_script('jquery') functions will return the path to the jQuery 1.5 script. Continue reading