How I update WordPress really fast without the automated installer.
My high school had, as it’s primary lesson, a goal of teaching us the difference between wants and needs. I continue to apply that to my every day life, and especially my code.
Are we lowering the bar too much for people with self-hosting? Where do we draw the line?
Just in time for the Beta release of 3.1, I’m happy to say my plugins are ready for it! And if you find out they’re not, tell me!
Sometimes the simple tasks are ones I’ll spend a long time on trying to automate rather than do it the long way. This was an effort to shorten 7 commands to 3.
The concept was great. Make a way for people to easily prove they’re people and stop bots! The problem is it’s no longer ‘easy’. Nor do they work.
If you use cPanel, one of the nicer things to do is filter emails so you don’t have to read them.
This solution won’t help everyone, but it helped me today. I had to add permissions on a few hundred folders, and I didn’t want to do it manually.
If you run a site where anyone can sign up and create a blog, you’re going to encounter splogs and spammers. Be prepared!
Sometimes, when you’re smart and savvy, you make changes that later on shoot yourself in the foot. Here’s what I did, how I solved it, and how to use this as an example of why you just keep trying!