How to Calm a (Newborn) Baby

Following my big news, I wanted to write a tutorial that will *hopefully* be of some use, if not mild entertainment, for first-time parents. If you’ve just been crowned diaper-duty-dad (or mom), congratulations on your rite of passage. What follows now are endless nights of sleep deprivation — YAY! — if you have a high-need […]

How to customize BuddyPress admin bar

When I re-designed AvenueK9.com, I didn’t want to have the default BuddyPress admin bar displayed like the one below. And when WordPress 3.1 shipped out with the its own admin bar (below), I didn’t want that either! Both are very useful, but when your only focus is to design something that doesn’t look so out-of-the-box, […]

How to display Activity Stream in BuddyPress

First, be sure that you’ve got both WP/WPMU and BuddyPress installed properly. Then, to display the Activity news feed on the homepage of your BuddyPress installation, go into the Dashboard, then Settings and click on the Reading sub-menu link. Once there, select Activity Stream from the dropdown menu for the Front page display settings and […]