Tweaking WordPress CSS on the fly, revisited

In my earlier treatment of this topic, I recommended using CodeKit to try out CSS changes before committing them to your live site.

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WordPress best practice: Search and replace

A couple years ago I set up a WordPress site for a client, and must have been experiencing some sort of brain freeze: I used the bare domain name in the Settings page of the admin section instead of including “www”.

It does make the URL shorter (and this domain name was on the long side), but the downside is that some CDNs do not function as well with “naked” domain names as opposed to fully-qualified domain names (FQDN), which is what you get when you have “www” in a normal URL.

Recently, WP Engine added free SSL certificates to all sites. After enabling it for this site, I realized that not only did I have to fix internal links that still referred to the http version of the site, I should really fix the URL issue.

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