Quick Tips

QT: Increase the WordPress RSS Widget Refresh Rate

While working on the redesign to this blog, I wanted to add the “Interesting Stuff” column you see just to the right. Using the RSS feed widget built into WordPress would be perfect, except for the fact that it only updates ever 12 hours. In today’s Quick Tip, we fix that problem.

Quick Tip: Add a Widget to WordPress

A couple of weeks ago I was working on a WordPress site and thought it might be nice to add a simple widget that allows the user to place my bit of code anywhere in the sidebar they’d like. Here I’ll show you how to add a simple widget to WordPress.