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Switching Between Mobile and Desktop WordPress Themes

Note to readers: Since writing this article, many sites – including vichargrave.com – have moved on to responsive themes that adapt to and work equally well with desktop and mobile browser.¬† However, themes switching is still a viable way to go if you want completely different desktop and mobile themes for these platforms. At one…

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Yet Another SyntaxHighlighter 3.x Tweak

One day I was casually admiring one of my programming blogs in a Google Chrome mobile browser when I noticed a problem in the pre-formatted sections of the blog. The line numbers and corresponding source code lines were offset. Since I use SyntaxHighlighter, I was sure the problem could be corrected by tweaking one of…

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5 Must Have WordPress Plugins

WordPress is a marvelous tool for building websites for blogging or any number of other purposes. In fact I use WordPress for this site, VicHargrave.com. WordPress has a huge developer community that contributes some really awesome plugins that can greatly enhance the system’s capabilities. There are many plugins I have added to my WordPress system…

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WordPress SyntaxHighlighter 3.x Tweaks

I’ve been experimenting with some of the great plugins that exist to improve the look and feel of WordPress based websites. One of my favorites is SyntaxHighligher¬†by Alex Gorbatchev that enables you to add line numbers to and alternately color lines within pre-formatted text blocks. I write articles on programming that contain lots of example…

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WordPress 3.5 Set Editor Height Workaround

Have you recently upgraded your WordPress blog environment to 3.5? Did you happen to notice that the bottom of your editor box goes off the screen and you have to scroll down a mile to find it? Were you miffed to find out that there is no way to set the editor height in your…