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Easily change the language of a WordPress installation

I love using WordPress for my sites as it’s very easy to install, easy to use, easy to maintain, easy to customize and easy to update. I have been struggling however with changing the language of a WordPress installation. Until I found the trick I’ll show below.

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How to activate my WordPress.com page

As my WordPress.com page is mentioning that it’s not activated yet,

leendert.wordpress.com has not been activated yet.

and I have not been able to find an activation link in my email history, I’m trying to have it activated by writing this specific post from my wordpress.com dashboard.

Let’s see what happens!

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Remove Installed by Installatron from WordPress

I maintain dozens of websites, all of them using the great WordPress package. On my own webserver, I run an installation of Installatron, which is a great tool to easily install software packages on a webhosting account. As I already paid for Installatron and I’m very keen on my SEO, I don’t want to have the Installatron Branding, which includes an outgoing link, on every page of every WordPress site I run. So here’s how to remove it.

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How to enter a link between the pages in WordPress

I’ve got a nice menu on the right with pages and (post) categories. I regard my Coppermine photo album as fixed content of my website and therefore as a page. But how to add this as a page in WordPress? 

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Wordpress

How to create a sitemap in WordPress

Sitemap.JPGFor your WordPress blog 2 types of Sitemaps are relevant. The first is the XML sitemap used by Google. The second is an ordinary sitemap for your visitors, which might also be used by Google by the way. But how to add them? Here’s howto.

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How to remove the » from the title bar in WordPress

Within WordPress the title is created dynamically. Personally I don’t like the » (“& raquo ;”without changes). I’ve got the feeling that Google and other search engines don’t like them. But it’s hard to remove them. The format of the title can be changed in the theme files, but not the ». Here’s howto.

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Wordpress

How to activate RSS feeds in WordPress

I’ve been looking how to generate a RSS feed in my WordPress weblog and found out that WordPress already created it for me! All I needed to do was create a weblink to http:/ [mydomain] /wp-feed.php. Et voila!

RSS Feed

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Exec-PHP plugin for WordPress

I really love the WordPress weblog software I use. One of the few inconveniences is that it can’t cope with PHP. Today I found a solution. The Exec-PHP plugin tackles exactly that problem. It allows for using php code into a WordPress post.