Dear Webmaster, Your WordPress Blog has been Hacked

We’ve all seen hacked WordPress blogs. Right? Most SEO’s and techies in our beloved industy certainly have, but WordPress blog hacking is a relatively unknown subject to the less tech savvy blogger and, unbeknownst to them, their cherished weblogs are linking out to some pretty disgusting parts of the Internet… About a year ago, I […]

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What to do if you get the semget() failed: Permission denied in wp-cache error

This evening I’ve been playing with the WP-cache plugin. If you install it and find this error: Then all you have to do is browse to the wp-cache config file which you should find in the /wp-content/ directory. Take a copy of the file and open it to edit as follows: Done. Of course you […]

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How to Download Your Website Using WGET for Windows

Ever had that terrifying feeling you’ve lost your blog? Perhaps your WordPress installation got hacked, or your web hosts royally screwed up with a “database upgrade”. Either way there’s an almost infinite array of reasons to download and backup a copy of your website, and precisely zero reasons to neglect doing it. If you’re a […]

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I Fixed My Broken WordPress Pagination

Finally, I fixed my broken WordPress pagination. My theme uses the excellent wp-pagenavi from Lester Chan which has worked very well until recently. Despite my best efforts, I couldn’t find anyone who was sharing the same bug as me. The problem was that regardless of the paginated URL displayed in the browser, a visitor to […]

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How to display latest posts from a single category in WordPress

How to display latest posts from a specific category without a plugin in WordPress I’ve just made an addition to my side bar that displays all of the latest items added to my SEO jobs category. It’s a few, simple lines of code and doesn’t nessecary warrant an entire plugin! Here’s how to do it […]

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How to Add Simple Jobs Board Functionality to WordPress [Plugins, Themes & Code]

Add a jobs board listing to WordPress with plugins, themes, or your own code! A few weeks ago I launched my SEO jobs page. Since I started SEOgadget I’ve wanted to build something that resembled a basic “jobs board” to complement my blog, owing to the fact that a lot of my time over the […]

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How to Add a Popular Posts Section in WordPress

One of the new features on my blog is a popular posts section in the sidebar. It’s now very easy to do this yourself. Here’s how: 1) Download and install the “Post Plugin Library” from here and activate it. This plugin does nothing by itself but supplies common code for the Similar Posts, Recent Posts, […]

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How to Create Page Templates in WordPress

What do you do when your blog covers more than one topic (let’s say, wordpress hosting and guides on how to install Ubuntu), while your audiences all hang around on different social media sites? Seeing a Sphinn logo in the top left of your content isn’t exactly appropriate when you’re targeting Digg, right? To solve […]

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