WordPress: Migrate! Updated

A new version of Migrate! is now available to download from Github. What does this fix? A few people have reported having problems using the Migrate! script with their local setups as it constantly shows an error message saying "Your current URL is not a valid URL" much like this:…

Four things for four months (ish)

Today is my 25th birthday. It feels like a milestone, something that needs to be marked and celebrated. Scarily it's lead me to do a little thinking and life-pondering. We're fast heading for Q3 of 2010. I set myself the task of being organised this year, I've done better, but…

Upgrading old WordPress installs - not as scary as you think!

Earlier this week I received an email requesting some help with a WordPress install that had been hacked. The site was almost 3 years old and was still running WordPress 2.2. It was quite funny getting to see and play with retro WordPress again, but it had to go.…

I've signed up to Project52

I've just signed up to Project52. Originally intended as a small group of friends supporting each other to reach their goals, there are now over 700 members and I'm really interested to see how this develops into a workable system. Last year I promised to write once a week and…

2009 Review and Aims Final Part

I've failed Short, honest and to the point. The last 5 months have been an epic fail for me in terms of my mid-year resolutions and personal goals. I'm not going to go back through them or explain the multitude of things that had to take priority this year. Suffice…

It's been a Very Quiet Month...

It's now been over a month since my last post to this blog. I had promised not to ever let it get longer than 10 days, but this past month has been an exceptional circumstance. I've had a few enquiries regarding part 3 of my YUI Carousel article series, so…

My Web Hosting Nightmare...

This past week and a half I have "moved home" in more ways than one. Not only have I had to move EVERYTHING out of the house we bought 8 months ago so that electricians can re-wire the entire place, but I have also moved this blog to a new…

2009 Review and Aims Part II

On the first of June I published a summary of my aims for the rest of the year. The plan was that these were 6 month goals, but that I had a cheeky extra month to start working towards them, test them out and see how realistic they were. So…