Replacing the default site header image with a logo

One of the questions that crops up again and again on the WordPress Themes and Templates forum is how to add a custom logo to a theme’s header.

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Using non-English keyboards under Linux

Typing in a non-English language is a problem for many language learners not familiar with configuring their computers.  This article suggests a way of setting up a Linux system so that it is easy to produce the special characters required without having to dig into your system’s configuration screens once you’ve set things up.

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Linux, Tomcat and Netbeans

I recently decided that it would be a good idea to add JSP and Servlet programming to my repertoire.  Well, you never know…

So I bought a copy of Murach’s Java Servlets and JSP (2nd Edition).  I’m about half way through it, and it appears to be fine book; but it’s very Windows-centric.  That’s understandable, I suppose, because I imagine that most readers of the book will be using Windows.  However, I decided I’d have a go at following the book on Linux, rather than using any of the Windows installations I have kicking around in virtual machines for the sole purpose of running IE to check out the Web pages I develop.  It turned out not to be as easy as I thought.

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WordPress basic menu configuration

The default situation in WP is that the front page is a blog, which shows up as Home on the navigation menu (Or it did until the twentyfourteen theme became the default. The twentyfourteen theme does not include a link to Home on the default menu). The rest of the navigation menu lists your top level pages in alphabetical order. So every time you create a page, as opposed to a post, it gets added to the navigation menu in alphabetical order, to the right of the ‘Home’ page link if that link exists. This is usually not what you want. You may for example want to have a static page as your front page, with your blog showing up elsewhere. You will almost certainly want to take control of your main navigation menu.
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