Tag Archives | Development

hosting

Hosting : Test a website before changing nameservers

Checking, testing and previewing a website on a new server before switching DNS settings used to be relatively easy. Historically you would test your website via Apache’s module. If your new hosting account username was, say, client1 then the temporary URL to the root of your website might be something like: http://hostingcompany.com/~client1/ Using this method […]

shortcodes

WordPress : Keep excerpt shortcode contents

Have you found that WordPress strips excerpt shortcodes in your blog posts? The excerpt is a special field associated with each WordPress post intended to provide a teaser. However, managing a separate excerpt for every blog post can become tedious, so WordPress offers a way of providing an excerpt on the fly by taking the […]