So no results, then this technique can often be your saviour Reduce the problem to the simplest showing bad behaviour
I recently upgraded my development environment to PHP 5.5.18 with Apache 2.4. Everything seemed to be working fine.
But when I tried to upgrade my bleeding edge WordPress environment to WordPress 4.1-beta2 it failed with.
Download failed.: There are no HTTP transports available which can complete the requested request.
I spent some time analysing the problem and found it to be that I hadn’t enabled CURL. But when I did enable CURL, it still didn’t work.
Looking at the number of reports in Stack Overflow this seems to have been a fairly common problem, with a variety of workarounds, many of which don’t actually address the basic issue. Here’s my solution. [Read more…]
For a while now I’ve been seeing strange links appearing on my blog pages. They first appeared after upgrading Google Analytics by Yoast from version 4.3.5 to version 5. I had hoped that the problem would have been fixed by now. But I’m still getting it with version 5.1.2. [Read more…]
In this blog post I show how to use Windows Symbolic Links when developing and testing a plugin to run on WordPress and WordPress Multisite using a single code base;
mklink /J target-dir source-dir
I’m just looking at some code I wrote a while ago and was a bit surprised to see a double slash comment that appeared to be over two lines. It looks wrong but it works… Well, it doesn’t go wrong.
You appear to be a bot. Output may be restricted
// Handle http://oik-plugins.co.uk/plugins/download?plugin=x&version=y&id=z&action=update
I know I've suffered this myself I don't think it's a sin "I often find I can't do things until I am logged in"
By default, when you register a post type, WordPress sets the value of the required capability for Add New to that used for Edit (i.e. All Posts). If you want to prevent users from using Add New content but still allow them to Edit content then you will need to assign different capability names.
But that’s not all. With the current version of WordPress ( 4.0 ) you need to implement a small workaround. [Read more…]
The top ten questions to ask when something doesn’t work. [Read more…]
Hello WordCamp Bournemouth. [Read more…]
I’m just completing the finishing touches to phase 7 of a project first demoed in the Lake District, in July 2013, at Human Made’s pre WordCamp Lancaster retreat.
The vision of the project is to be
the complete reference for the WordPress Application Programming Interface