WordPress’s Theme Customizer

Blog Design

WordPress 3.4 introduced a pretty neat feature: the theme customizer. You can now test out various looks and settings for your theme without launching those changes live. In the past, ContentRobot took advantage of a plugin called Theme Test Drive, which allowed only signed-in admins to make and view theme changes. Now, for themes that … Read More

They Always Come Back to WordPress


We just celebrated our sixth birthday last week and we were reminiscing about the evolution of ContentRobot and blogging throughout the years. Old-time readers may recall that we dabbled in Drupal and other blogging platforms before deciding to focus our expertise on WordPress. Also during that time we’ve seen clients who’ve had sites and blogs … Read More

WordPress 2.9.1 Released!


Last night Automattic released WordPress 2.9.1 and ContentRobot is recommending that it’s a perfect time to upgrade your blogs. This version fixes some bobbles from 2.9 (scheduled posts and pingbacks were not processed correctly on some hosts) along with a handful of minor issues. Don’t hit that button without us – we look forward to … Read More

WordPress 2.7 Cookbook: A WeFixWP Book Review


The WeFixWP team are big fans of Jean-Baptiste Jung’s WpRecipes.com blog, and we were excited to learn that he had written WordPress 2.7 Cookbook (published by Packt Publishing this past summer). This book is a great reference for advanced bloggers who are looking to do more enhancing of their site’s themes, widgets, plug-ins, security, and … Read More

WP 2.8.5 Needs Mucho Memory

General Blogging

For those of you on shared hosting plans, you may notice that WordPress needs more memory than ever. Perhaps you’ve found that out while you’ve attempted to upgrade to WP 2.8.5. We’ve seen: WordPress and/or certain plugin updates hanging WordPress and/or some plugins not installing completely The the now-popular white screen (in both the dashboard … Read More

Twitter + WordPress = tweetsites!

Blog Development, Clients

Nine Lives Media recently asked us, “Can you build a Twitter aggregator on top of WordPress?” We answered, “Sure!”ContentRobot then built them two blog-powered tweetsites that we wanted to share with everyone. MSPtweet This site tracks top executives, entrepreneurs, experts, coaches and businesses from across the global managed services industry. For the loudest tweets in … Read More

ContentRobot is featured in the latest FeedFront Magazine!


ContentRobot was excited to be included among the speakers at Affiliate Summit West in 2008, and always enjoyed our special relationship with affiliate marketers. This morning we got treated to the announcement that the sixth issue of FeedFront, the official magazine of Affiliate Summit, is at the printer and it will be hitting mailboxes later … Read More