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Updating WordPress footers when Jetpack infinite scroll is enabled

It's inevitable when you install Jetpack that some things on your site will need to be re-updated.  I found this out when I installed Jetpack and couldn't find the footer overrides so the site was showing the "Proudly powered by Wordpress" message at the bottom. Gotta love Jetpack by Wordpress's "infinite scroll" feature though --…

WinFF: Free Software for WordPress Video Conversions

Want to upload videos to Wordpress but need to convert them and resize them down for the web?  Here's a great article about free resources available like "WinFF".  The Nose Creek blog goes into details about the proper settings and even provides links to not only download the free software but the best presets that…

How to Bulk Upload Files to the WordPress Media Library with FTP without Writing Crazy CRON Jobs

I've seen some interesting solutions to making sure files that get uploaded outside of Wordpress that are meant to be digested by Wordpress get handled.  Scripts, plug-ins, etc.  The crux of the problem stems from the fact that if you FTP files into your Wordpress site's "uploads" directory, those files won't show up.  That's because…

Uploading .mpg/.mp4 Video Files to WordPress? Be sure they have an audio track embedded

The newest version of Wordpress is 4.1 and it keeps getting better and more convenient to upload and embed videos on your website.  Just a note of caution, however! Be sure your .mpg/.mp4 video files have an audio track or it is likely your video will not be recognized or play in Wordpress. I'm not…

WordPress Plug-in Disqus 2.77 works well, despite “untested” disclaimer

I started moving some websites, including this one, to Disqus's comment platform to help manage all the comments and questions. It's a good platform to alleviate some of the inflow of issues while helping make new relevant connections and perhaps build high quality backlinks through discussions. As of this point, I have added the latest…