Beantin webbkommunikation

Beantin Beta Blog

Experiments, investigations, and tests of web things
June 27, 2014

WordPress: setting the language on individual pages

WordPress by default has only one language setting. Setting up a full blown multi-language site might be overkill. Here is how you can get the correct language on each blog post and on each page.

Continue reading »

July 16, 2013

Disable comments and pingbacks on old posts in WordPress

It’s pretty straight forward to turn off pingbacks and comments in WordPress. It’s just a checkbox under “settings” and “discussion”… but what’s not obvious from that setting is that it only applies to new posts created after you made the change.

Continue reading »

February 5, 2013

Moving from Posterous to WordPress

Posterous is dying. Twitter bought it in 2012 and left it in maintenance mode. So, it was time to move UX Podcast from there to a self-hosted WordPress site.

Continue reading »

January 13, 2012

Exclude categories from home page and RSS in Pagelines

For The Beantin Index that I launched earlier this week, there are posts that contain ratings and then there are blog posts. The main focus of the site are the ratings, so I didn’t want blog posts appearing on the home page, and I wanted two separate RSS feeds.

Continue reading »

August 26, 2010

How to stop WordPress comment spam when using Disqus

I’ve had Disqus installed since day one on this blog. No spam whatsoever in Disqus. Lovely and Quiet. To my surprise, comments posted via bots and scripts kept on coming in.

Continue reading »

July 31, 2010

Script-based backup of WordPress

Last week Jesper Åström had his WordPress website infected by the adsttnmq1 hosting provider exploit. It’s similar to the gumblar exploit and takes advantage of holes in the hosting provider’s management platform – such as cPanel or H-Sphere. I’d say that if this affects you at your hosting provider, change host as soon as you can.

Continue reading »

Theme Beantin created by James Royal-Lawson. Privacy Policy