AHP Sitewide Recent Posts – hack 2.1ish

It’s funny how things happen to fall into place. Jacob over at 912Candidates.org was lamenting over the issue of not keeping the main page up-to-date. A few of the state sites have been posting updates, but Jacob has been a little busy and didn’t have anything to put on his front page. If only, he thought, there was a way to show the posts from the other sites. Well, what do you know, I was just playing around with a plug-in that did that. After pointing Jacob to the example on NC Freedom, he came back with some changes. The Continue reading AHP Sitewide Recent Posts – hack 2.1ish

AHP Sitewide Recent Posts – hack 2.0

After completing the initial hack, I went back to my production site and noticed that only one post from each site was being displayed. I believe this was the original intent of the plug-in, but I think that needs to be changed, so I made a little improvement. So now, the plug-in lets you set a max limit on the number of post per site. If you have a lot of sites, you’ll probably want to up the number of posts to display in general. Here is what I did. The first thing I did was to split up the Continue reading AHP Sitewide Recent Posts – hack 2.0

Sitewide Recent Posts – hack

I started using WordPress Mu for a couple of sites that I am helping out with. The key to WordPress Mu is the ability to have multiple WordPress sites under the control of a main WordPress site. For example, if you have a common topic, you can have multiple sub-sites under the main site. Examples of these are the two sites I am helping out with 9/12 Candidates and NC Freedom. While 912 Candidates has sub-sites based on each state, NC Freedom uses sub-sites based on regions within the state. Another part of WordPress Mu is the ability to have Continue reading Sitewide Recent Posts – hack