3. Question 3. A bit of fun. Ask yourself "What have I done?"
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…]
In case you don’t know how to do this, which seems very unlikely if you’ve managed to install Apache and PHP and attempted to enable CURL… [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
Hello WordCamp Bournemouth. [Read more…]
I’ll be attending the Emsworth Meetup tonight www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/emsworth-meet-tickets-7209143743
and the PHPHants meeting next Wednesday, after The Anchor Golf Society’s mid June Medal at Furzeley.
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
In some code I wrote recently I wanted to be able to access ALL posts regardless of post_status. Using bw_get_posts(), I performed the equivalent of running the bw_list shortcode here.
bw_list post_type=olc_promotion post_status=any orderby=meta_value order=DESC meta_key=_end_date numberposts=-1 exclude=-1
On one system I got the results I expected. On another I got nothing. [Read more…]