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Archive for December, 2005

Write HTML or PHP Codes in WordPress

Saturday, December 31st, 2005

If you are quick enough yesterday, you may see that I was facing some problem to show PHP and HTML code correctly when I was posting "Show Your Recent WordPress Posts in SideBar". I tried a few methods, but the code still very messy. After a few minutes of trying, I found one way that works.

Here's how:

Show Your Recent WordPress Posts in SideBar

Friday, December 30th, 2005

I've been showing 10 of my most recent posts in my sidebar for quite some time. Some of my friends around me asked me whether I did it with plugin or I wrote the code myself.

I did the code myself.

Here's the code that does the job (add it to your sidebar.php).

Show Your SEO Skill to Win USD1000!

Thursday, December 29th, 2005

When I was browsing around forums, I came across this SEO (Search engine optimization) contest. All you have to do is to make a site to rank top in Google search with a set of given keywords (which will be announced on 15 Jan 2006). I would say that it's definitely a great chance to compare your SEO skill with other SEO experts.

eGENTING Programming Competition 2005: Public Lecture

Wednesday, December 28th, 2005

If you have been to the programming competition, learn how to solve the questions for this year's competition at the upcoming public lecture conducted by eGENTING.

New PR Search Engine

Wednesday, December 28th, 2005

After the great Google, here comes a new PR based search engine created by Shel Holtz. I see that the site is trying to compete with Google as they are providing a "compare this search engine to Google" link on the main page and also all the result pages.

I'm not good in search engine technologies and I don't know how well it would work but I'm sure his effort is definitely worth a look.

(via Steve Rubel)