Issue: WordPress sticky posts always on top instead of being incorporated in the default descending date sort for blog home

Posted by on January 19, 2012 at 6:30 am

I am using WordPress 3.1, I was able to solve this issue by customizing the call to the query_posts() function in my theme’s home.php file. The only customization necessary was adding the ignore_sticky_posts variable at the end of the query string as illustrated below. Current code in my theme: query_posts($category."&paged=$paged&showposts=$number_posts"); Tweaked code: query_posts($category."&paged=$paged&showposts=$number_posts&ignore_sticky_posts=1");

Uninstall Oracle Application Server

Posted by on August 18, 2010 at 6:00 pm

Here’s my latest run on uninstalling Oracle Application Server from a SuSE 10 Enterprise box: Important: Be sure to backup your OAS instance and the OAS repository database before you proceed with these instructions. Run oracle universal installer from the OAS home directory: $ORACLE_HOME/oui/bin/runInstaller Click on “Deinstall products…” and select the oracle home where […]

Google Webmaster Tools

Posted by on April 12, 2010 at 10:00 am

If you feel like tracking how the rest of the world sees your blog (and I guess we can assume the rest of the world uses Google of course), adding Google Webmaster Tools is a very good idea