LiveBlogging at WordCamp Philippines (6th Sept. 2008!)


Matt Mullenweg at WordCamp, De La Salle - College of Saint Benilde
Matt Mullenweg at WordCamp, De La Salle - College of Saint Benilde



– got my ID and organizer t-shirt 🙂

– Dean BenHur Ong giving the opening remarks

– Blogie speaking now, talking about Mindanao and acknowledging Matt Mullenweg

– Migs talking about the schedule for the day

– Gail Villanueva on CSS with WordPress

– Gail now working with “The Loop” (kind of hard to see)

– helping out Gail to zoom in and out of her presentation

– listening to Markku Seguerra’s plug-in dev talk

– listening to Karla Vanessa Redor


– optional excerpt as thumbnail

– coffee2code

– pagenav with us of is_page() conditional tag

– Sobek’s post in Category

– Most popular topics based on number of comments

– Most commented or Popularity plugin

– Make is a parent category

– Different template bsed on this category (i.e. category-14.php)

– Usage of Sobek’s Post in Categories or Customizable Post Listings plugin

– Image gallergy in a post

– Inline Gallery plugin or the NexGen gallery

– WP-email, WP-PostRatings and Share This Classic plugins

– Karla now on thinkvitamincom

– showing


– useful them functions: wp_list_pages – show list of WP pages as links

– the_excerpt – shows the optional excerpt or the first 55 words of the post

– the_meta – shows the list of custom fields

– get_post_meta – shows a particular custom field

– More Template tags

– conditional tags like: is_home(), is_front_page(), is_page()/is_page(’29’)/is_page(‘About’)/is_page(‘about’)/is_page(array(’29’,’About’), is_category()

– CForms, Dagon Design sitemap, Pagemash, Customizable Post listings

– sample custom field


$prodimg = get_post_meta($post->ID,’productimage’, true);

echo $prodimg;

// this will return one value

// if not true it will returna all values for the key


– other recommended plugins: Subscrie2, Event Calendar 3, FLutter aka Fresh Post – easily compose your post and alows you quickly change the look and behavior of your theme on the fly

– Aileen Apolo now on Google Analytics works

Thanks to Jane for this photo of me with Matt Mullenweg (“W” is for WordPress NOT West Side!)

The Pageman with Matt Mullenweg


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