How To: Disable Updates on Specific WordPress Plug-Ins

The Scenario You are building a WordPress site. You are working down your to-do list of annoyances, feature needs, etc. As is usually the case, you have found the handful of plugins that do almost exactly what you are looking for. But some tweaking will be required to get rid of the almost and give […]

WordPress Weidness

So this site is published on WordPress. Generally, I love WordPress. It is a terrific publishing engine that has all but rendered my desire to create websites from scratch moot. I’d just like to address one thing I’d love tweaked. But I have run into this issue enough though lately that I figured I’d share […]

How to Automatically Download Audio from “The Morning After” on KSLG 1380 AM in St. Louis

I am a large fan of the radio program “The ITD Morning After” on 1380 AM in St. Louis. 1380 AM has a terribly weak frequency. To compensate, the audio content from each show is put up daily on www.insidestl.com. (Sidenote, I’m a believer that every radio program ought to be available online. This would […]

How To: Use Google Spreadsheets as a Data Source in WordPress (Part 1)

This is the first in a two post series that will walk you through how to insert content from Google Spreadsheets Inline into WordPress pages. Background Recently, I was converting a site from ASP to WordPress. This site details a mortgage loan and its amortization schedule. The amortization schedule is built with Google Spreadsheets. I […]