How To Manually Merge WordPress Tags

With the advent of “tags” in the WordPress blogging platform there have been several very good plugins introduced which can handle management of your tags. This includes merging tags. Why Would I Want To Merge Tags? One word… duplicates. In my case I created a tag for my Friday Song Of The Day posts. The …

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Calling A Stored Procedure In Java With A Blob Field

Here is the situation. You are writing a program in Java. You need to access data in a Microsoft SQL Server via stored procedure and the data has an XML field. A what field? SQL Server 2005 introduces a new datatype for XML. It is essentially a blob field that you can perform XML operations …

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Where Did My Categories Go?

To tag heaven. Ah, yes… tags. The teacher’s pet of Web 2.0. The category list on this blog had become rather unwieldy as I just plugged in new categories whenever I did not feel like putting any thought into organization. I never really liked that method and so when WordPress implemented tags I figured I’d …

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