If you work with multiple environments (development, staging, production etc) when building WordPress sites, you’ll know that WordPress uses hardcoded absolute URLs in the database for various tasks. There are lots of arguments as to why this is done, and whether it’s the best solution, but for now it remains quite difficult to migrate WordPress between environments.
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 step towards getting Migrate! [...]
Recently, I went through the process of setting up a new development environment on Windows for my playground projects at home. My work is usually done and hosted on Linux with a standard LAMP stack, so using an ubuntu virtual machine lets me keep my Windows machine for gaming and allows me to develop in [...]
I loved this little collection of quotes from philipchircop.com and recommend you click on the screen grab, or one of the links to go read them all.
I’m just filing this away here for posterity :)
I know, we’re almost a week into 2012 already, it’s a bit late for contemplating achievements and setting resolutions isn’t it? Every year, the “January diet” gets further reinforced by our populist media – all the adverts are suddenly for exercise DVDs, clever cookbooks and healthy food – and nearly everyone I know is “on a diet”. We’re a nation gone mad, and yet we’ll all be overweight again by Easter. We all strive to be better, and I’m tired of failing… so I’ve been trying to figure out how to do it right.
** Disclaimer *** I am well aware that WikiPedia is not the best source of information… but you know… it’s just.. there!
A very dear friend of mine just posted a comment on Facebook that has prompted me to write this “Thinking out loud” post about my sleeping habits, which is largely an excuse for exploring wikipedia and looking at pictures of cute sleeping kitties.
I am on a mission to get to grips with using the Zend Framework for building web applications. At MOO, the Zend Framework is used in it’s more toolkit-like component library capacity and I’m also pretty familiar with its structure from previous work with Magento (although that always seemed to over-complicate it). Using it as a full stack framework however, is a different challenge all together.