For more than a year now, my intention has been to start posting things I’ve learned or things I’ve found to be interesting while developing websites. I was seventy-five percent complete with a site redesign that I planned to launch at same time. What can I say? Things happen.
Let’s just get started then.
At work right now, one of my tasks is to add a blog (among many other things) to our core website by the end of this month. This would be very simple if I could just install WordPress, which I’ve been using for about four years now and with which I’m quite familiar. The problem is all our databases are Microsoft SQL Server 2005, and WordPress requires MySQL. I initially had our database administrator set up a MySQL database anyway, but it came to a halt when the powers that be said we must use MSSQL. (more…)