Articles tagged with Wordpress

Wordpress to Pelican in 24 Hours

Today, I finished migration of my blog https://prahladyeri.com from a self-hosted Wordpress site to a statically hosted Github Pages site. For the static site generator, instead of choosing Jekyll which is a hot favorite of rubyists, I went for Pelican instead as I figured my Python skills might … Read More




How to Import Disqus comments into Wordpress

Some time ago, I had switched from a self-hosted wordpress blog to a statically generated (Jekyll) blog hosted on Github Pages. For a commenting system, Disqus was quite an easy choice at that time since it was zero hassle for us site owners, and Disqus did all the heavy lifting … Read More


Farewell Wordpress, Hello Jekyll!

Here I am, signing off from a self-hosted, over-bloated Wordpress site and finding a welcome change in Jekyll, a blog-aware static site generator. There is nothing new about this, several well-known bloggers have already migrated to Jekyll in the last few years including Rasmus Andersson, Nick Quaranto and Roger Chapman … Read More

How to create a custom email plugin for Wordpress

Last week, I suddenly stopped receiving email notifications for my openshift hosted blog. I came to know after some reading that commonly used cloud hosts such as openshift, aws, etc. are usually blacklisted by most email servers, hence its not a good idea to use them to send mails. In … Read More


Some Wordpress tips and tricks

Wordpress is a universally recognized and robust blogging platform written in the PHP language. Below are a bunch of Wordpress tricks that I've learned during my deployments, and I'd like to share with you. 1. Change breadcrumbs to start from "Home" instead of \ (Works for Mantra theme): When I … Read More

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