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There are a lot of way out there to try to find a list of the Wordpress category IDs, but sometimes a simple, barebones approach is the easiest way. Let's take a look at how to find your Wordpress category ID's in around 5 minutes. A. Get into phpMyAdmin 1. If you are running Wordpress then you have a database, and thus you have a way to access your database. For most of us … [Read more...] about How to Find a List of WordPress Category IDs – 2011 – in under 5 minutes!
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I've been using Wordpress for quite a few years now, and once again after doing some research, I've decided once again to stay away from Wordpress frameworks and templates that are based on custom coded frameworks. And let me say that it's not for lack of programming experience -- I'm more than happy to work with HTML/CSS/PHP -- so coding isn't a problem. I appreciate the … [Read more...] about The Case Against WordPress Frameworks – Why I love the WordPress Codex