A couple of days ago I received a message from my hosting company saying my bandwidth usage was 80%.
Yesterday I received the
Error 509 Bandwidth limit exceeded message.
I increased my allowance then tried to track down the cause of the problem.
It turned out that a site had been hotlinking one of my images… stealing bandwidth.
You know who you are. Don't do it!
I recently updated this site to WordPress 4.3 and immediately started receiving the following PHP Notice.
Notice: The called constructor method for WP_Widget is deprecated since version 4.3.0! Use __construct()
I attended BuddyCamp Brighton, on the 8th of August, 2015. A very good day indeed. Continue reading
In this blog post I mention some of the tasks I needed to perform in order to migrate oik-plugins.com to the Genesis framework. Continue reading
I’m in the process of switching some of my sites to using the Genesis framework.
I’ve written some code that I find makes it a lot easier to find the hooks I need to remove and/or replace.
How to prevent WordPress from attaching an unattached image to a post when you use
Insert into post.
Here’s a snippet of code that I wrote in response to a simple question from Ben Huson, posed on Twitter yesterday. Continue reading
Q. Should I change my code back to using
dirname( __FILE__ ) instead of
A. No. I’m going to stick with
__DIR__ until someone complains.
In H2GD Part 25: 15 projects for #wcukretreat 2013 I outlined a number of projects that I thought I might spend some time on at the 2013 #wcukretreat. I didn’t make much progress on them. But I did have fun trying. Here’s my brief report; Only 2 years late. Continue reading
At the tender age of just short of 16 years and 11 months, I received confirmation of my first full time employment. Starting on the 30th June, I would be employed as a vacation student, in the ROSS users group, part of RESPOND at IBM Havant.
4 years later, having studied computing science at Imperial College, and working my summer holidays in various roles in operations departments, I was re-employed full time as an IMS / PL/I programmer.
I celebrated 25 years in 2004.
Had I not left in 2009, I would now be in my 37th year. Continue reading
It’s been an interesting experience learning to use my new Logitech Ultrathin keyboard cover i5 to manage WordPress websites. Continue reading