WordPress: Migrate! Version 0.0.4

A new version of Migrate! is now available to download from Github. What does this fix? This is a really small update / bugfix to add support for https:// in the URL checks. All credit goes to bteryk It's been a while... It's been far too long! This is one small…

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:…

WordPress Automatic Upgrades - One of the pitfalls

This morning I woke up to announcements of a security upgrade (3.0.4) for WordPress. It is highly recommended that everyone upgrade their installs. I set to the task of upgrading this and a couple of other websites I look after. All of my sites are on 3.0,…

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…

WordPress: link_before and link_after don't display in wp_list_pages

Have you ever stumbled across the issue where wp_list_pages isn't spitting out the text you define for link_before and link_after? I came across this some time ago: one minute my lovely pipe bars '|' where there, the next they weren't. It turns out this is…

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.…

Symfony: New Static Text Management Plugin

Generally, when I find something interesting I use twitter & delicious to spread the word, but this morning something in my RSS Reader got me excited enough to decide to write a blog post. Thomas Rabaix has hit the nail on the head with his latest offering: Wording is not…

Spotlight: Wordpress Pods Plugin

Please Note: This article was written about Pods CMS version 1.6.6 and you'll find some of the bugs and issues mentioned are now resolved. Have you ever needed to build a website which fit into the "Posts & Page" paradigm of Wordpress 95%, but also needed one or…