New blog

My old blog began to turn for the worse, so I thought I’d create a new one, with more technical writing to share the few stories I think could help other developers and IT professionals in their journey in the land of .NET. The old blog was running WordPress 2.0.4 hosted on some free shared…

Category Posts Count Plugin

Category Posts Count is a plugin for WordPress 2.0 (not tested for earlier versions) that lets you count the number of posts in a category, using a newly created function. It uses moderately complex SQL constructs. The only function generates a number, if you give the category name as a parameter.

WordPress – Disable email

Today I was working on the new blog a bit and stumbled upon a limitation common to many free webhosting companies: no smtp and thus a disabled mail() function. Of course, user registration fails totally without being able to send emails. So for those who don’t really like editing php code (as they can’t or…