How to: Automatically add a default set of Custom Fields to each post in WordPress

One of the neat things about WordPress is how easy it is to add custom metadata to a given page or post that you can then use in a template to display structured information. I’ve been using this technique for a while now to extend the basic WordPress elements of title, body, excerpt, etc and […]

Why you should upgrade your WordPress installation to version 2.6 (just released) today

First, the good news: Matt & his brave crew of WordPress coders have just released version 2.6 of the Open Source award-winningly awesome content management system called WordPress (download it here). I’ve been using it since it was called b2, and love it. I recommend it for most of my clients, and they love the […]

New site design is live (also upgraded to the latest version of WordPress – 2.5)

In preparation for upgrading a whole mess of sites to using the latest version of WordPress I decided it was time to finally upgrade my own site and to implement the new design I’d been working on for a while (for over a year now). Check it out:

New car insurance site is now up

I’ve had this domain name for a while and finally built something on it. The idea is to figure out good ways to save money on car insurance. We have USAA for ours, which makes it nice because it is a pretty good rate. Some people need extra help, though, to find the best prices. […]

Serafini Studios Kitchen – Welcome to the kitchen.

Our kitchen now has a website (using WordPress of course). Lots more content to come soon, including the secret story of how the river came to be, the inspiration behind the pipes and the amazing triumph of getting everything finally finished. Visit the site: Serafini Studios Kitchen – Welcome to the kitchen.

WP-Cache 2.0 – useful for surviving the digg/reddit effect for your WordPress blog

Found this useful plugin from this site while working on a site that was in the middle of getting dugg/reddited: WP-Cache is an extremely efficient WordPress page caching system to make your site much faster and responsive. It works by caching Worpress pages and storing them in a static file for serving future requests directly […]

Some excellent WordPress plugins I found recently – Breadcrumbs and better Links page management

I’m working on a new site relating to Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act compliance (it will replace the useless site that is currently up at and was looking for breadcrumb functionality and a better way to manage outputting links from the Blogroll on the links.php page. I had searched for a good WordPress breadcrumbs plugin a while […]

New site is up for Kristin Joy Pratt-Serafini – Award-winning author and illustrator

I’m happy to announce that Kristin’s new site is now finally live. It’s all converted to a full WordPress site now. Check it out: Kristin Joy Pratt-Serafini – Award-winning author and illustrator

WordPress 2.2 just released!

Looks like it’s time to upgrade again, lots of neat new features and good bug fixes in WordPress 2.2. WordPress Blog – WordPress 2.2 Download WordPress 2.2 now.

New website for First Church of Christ, Scientist – Orinda, California is now up!

This is a site that we’ve been working on for a while for the Christian Science church in Orinda, California. Check it out and feel free to visit them sometime if you’re ever in the area. First Church of Christ, Scientist – Orinda, California – Welcome to our healing church It’s powered by WordPress, of […]