Neat little trick: Running WordPress from a subdirectory

While replacing the terribly outdated homepage of the honorary consulate of Nepal in Cologne for my father with a easy to maintain WordPress installation, I stumbled upon a useful little trick at TechCounter for running WordPress from a subdirectory while keeping your URLs uncluttered. Here is the gist: In WordPress’ General Options, keep your WordPress … Read moreNeat little trick: Running WordPress from a subdirectory

Plain drivers without the annoying software for Philips Wireless USB Adapter SNU5600

To connect my desktop PC to a local wireless network, I use an wireless USB adapter. This happens to be the Philips SNU5600 (not the catchiest name, btw), for no special reason but rather because it was on sale when I was looking for this solution. One thing that annoys me about my SNU5600 is … Read morePlain drivers without the annoying software for Philips Wireless USB Adapter SNU5600

A simple embedded Google map with address fetching in Drupal

As a newbie to Drupal, implementing a simple embedded Google map is more than confusing. More than a dozen modules claim to offer mapping functionality, but I just couldn’t get any of them to do what I needed. So I just did it myself.   What do I seek to accomplish?   I want to … Read moreA simple embedded Google map with address fetching in Drupal