How to Mask a URL Redirect with .htaccess

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Did you install WordPress in a subdirectory because you wanted total control of your website's front page but now you're building pages off that front page and you don't want to go through the hassle of manually styling and managing all of them? Me too. Fortunately, you can still use WordPress to build those pages. And as for displaying them as if they were separate from the WP subdirectory...

How To Style a WordPress Menu Item

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Have you seen those websites with a prominent menu item that draws your eye and makes you immediately want to buy a bunch of books? Well, I have, and I wanted one of those for my website. I thought it would be as easy as adding a class and some styling, but WP doesn't actually allow you to set a class in the menu builder. Instead, it does the work for you. Let's take a look.

Sorry About That


So I get an alert from Wordpress along the lines of Hey, your site is blowin' up, dog, which was weird for a couple of reasons. First, that kind of language is not very professional, and second, my site never blows up. After a little research, I discovered the extra traffic was because I had installed a new Wordpress theme. Why did I do that? Because it had been 24 hours since I last installed a...

Fixing a WordPress Redirect Hack


So I got a frantic call from my BFF who said, Daniel, your Science Fiction novels are so good. Can you help me fix my website? This BFF obviously knows how to preface a question, so I agreed to take a look. What I found was both confusing and arousing, and after fixing it, I said to myself, Daniel, your Science Fiction novels are so good, but you’re never going to remember how to fix this...

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