WordPress CKEditor with native browser spelling

If you’re using WordPress for blogging, then you should check out the plugin CKEditor for WordPress. There’s a nice demo of what it looks like

Regarding spelling, CKEditor has its own spell checker and also SCAYT. However, some bloggers may prefer to use the browser‘s embedded spell checker. For example, I use the «English & Greek» dictionary with Firefox, which really saves time as it checks spelling in two languages at once.

In order to be able to use the functionality of the embedded spell checker, you need two things: re-enable the embedded spell checker, which is disabled by default after CKEditor’s installation and then re-enable the browser’s original right-click context menu. That’s how you do it: διαβάστε περισσότερα

New WordPress major version and new theme!!

I installed the new v.3.0 of WordPress and in was IM-Pressed with the new default theme, «Twenty Ten«… (everyone got «2010», right?)

The default font size (16px) appeared a bit too large at first, but after experimenting (in the theme editor, «style.css», content font size)… I just went back to the default… very readable…

Very nice work, indeed! Love at first site, switched to it, right away!!

Some external links:

BTW, the theme uses Microsoft‘s Georgia font, which is simply gorgeous, but if you’re using Linux, where it does not come pre-installed by default, you may want to install the package ttf-mscore-fonts, so that you get to see what the designer really intended you to. διαβάστε περισσότερα

HOWTO: WordPress permalinks in Greek or other non-Latin languages

If you’ve had problems with WordPress permalinks in Greek or any other non-Latin language, where text appears as “?????”, here’s the solution! Thank you “Doktoras”, you’re ELVIS!!!

It’s in Greek, however, so here’s a rough translation (replace “greek_general_ci” with your language):