Integrated WordPress adding slashes to POST data (Magic Quotes)

BangHead

I’ve just encountered an issue with WordPress integration into WishForThis that I thought was worth mentioning. It’s in relation to Magic Quotes – PHP’s now defunct (well, from PHP 5.3.0 onwards) system for protecting new coders of PHP from the … Continue reading

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Code Snippet: Launch velocity from target position and angle

Snippet

This is the first of hopefully many little coding snippets; pieces of code I feel may be useful to others. Most of the code will come from theRedEngine, the 3D Engine I’ve been working on for a few years now, … Continue reading

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Domain parking/redirection loop bug in cPanel

Parking

I suffered an issue the other day that I though might be worth a mention. As well as MishterTea.com, I also own the domain MishterTea.co.uk. To get the .co.uk domain to forward to the .com site I added the .co.uk … Continue reading

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PHP crc32 inconsistent return values across servers

I’ve been beavering away recently on WishForThis and encountered a nice little issue, worthy of a quick blog post. I use crc32 in PHP for some hashing, which is all fine and dandy for my purposes, but when my site … Continue reading

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Website/Twitter widget validation

Twitter

Whilst trying to validate this site using the W3C validator (http://validator.w3.org/ – very handy to check your site conforms to standards – something for another blog), I found an issue with the (official) Twitter widget I use refusing to validate. … Continue reading

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SVN/Tortoise: Log entry missing ‘name’ attribute

BangingHead

Tonight, I’ve been battling an issue with a new Subversion repository, which I couldn’t seem to find a solution for using the world’s favourite search engine. I did, however, manage to find my own semi-solution so thought I’d share. I’m … Continue reading

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Spam protect ‘mailto:’ links

Spam

Whilst working on this site I thought it best to protect my new e-mail address, as my previous mail account had a bit of spam and it was annoying – I’d like to keep this account as spam free as … Continue reading

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