Links for 27th November 2008

Fresh from the clogged tubes of teh intarwubs…

  1. How to: Overwrite WordPress core functions

    "I have read many “tutorials” which told users to modify WordPress core files. This is a really, really, bad idea. Why? Simply because you’ll have to modify that file again when you’ll upgrade your blog. Here’s how to overwrite WordPress core function without modifying any core file."

    Tagged with: wordpressfunctionscoreoverridewebdevhacks

  2. How to: Use the CSS Sliding doors technique within WordPress

    "I really like the well known CSS technique called “Sliding doors”. Unfortunely, WordPress functions as such as wp_list_pages() and wp_list_categories() don’t allow yo to embed span elements in your code. Here’s how to bypass it, with some php regular expressions."

    Tagged with: wordpressCSSsliding-doorsspantagsHTMLmenuwebdevregexhack

  3. Web Content Management (CMS)

    An accessible guide to what CMSs are good for; I shall show this to prospective clients, methinks.

    Tagged with: CMSwebsitewebdevexplanation

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