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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Fonts being resized on iPhone/Safari

Just a quick update. I’ve noticed on the iPhone version of this site, and others, that the main fonts are a lot larger than they should be. After a bit of investigation it turns out the issue is to do … Continue reading

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Integrated WordPress missing output on live server

BangingHead

I recently encountered a rather frustrating issue with WordPress integration within WishForThis. Everything worked as expected with my test version but when uploaded to the live server, most of the WordPress blog was missing, including Author, Categories, Tags etc.. After … 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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Prevent duplicate messages with Outlook rules

A quick post here for anyone that’s added a rule to Outlook and since had duplicate messages appearing. The problem is that Outlook doesn’t terminate when it processes the first rule it matches, so it’ll carry on until everything is … 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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Re-ordering e-mail accounts on iPhone

BangHead

I currently have about 15 e-mail accounts for various sites I have set up. I’ve added them to my iPhone but they all get jumbled up – OCD not happy! Having searched through every menu possible, I couldn’t find a … Continue reading

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Preventing WordPress featured image being added to gallery

BangHead

I spent a while whilst working on this site trying to fathom out how to add a featured image to a post, along with a gallery, but to not have the featured image show up in the gallery. The problem … 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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