This was almost a storm of 140 character segments, but I help make software to democratize publishing. I should use it. 😄 The pains people working on WordPress go to in making security, stored content, and backward compatibility all first priorities are amazing. This is what I’ve learned and been inspired by the most since … Continue reading Security. Stored Content. Backward Compatibility.
I spent so much time trying to get this working last November and kept running into brick walls. Today, I finally revisited a comment on that same issue by Rouven Hurling that pointed out two excellent notes from Andrea Ercolino. How to run WordPress tests in VVV using PHPStorm 8 How to run WordPress tests in VVV … Continue reading Running PHPUnit on VVV from PHPStorm 9
Developing plugins and introducing new rewrite rules for features on single site installations of WordPress is pretty straight forward. Via register_activation_hook(), you’re able to setup a task that fires flush_rewrite_rules() and you can safely assume job well done. But for multisite? A series of bad choices awaits. Everything seems normal. The activation hook fires and even … Continue reading Flushing rewrite rules in WordPress multisite for fun and profit
When nginx -t complained about a certificate/key mismatch this afternoon, I first assumed that the problem was on our end during our automated CSR/key generation or our certificate request process. I took a closer look at all three pieces to look for the source of the error using “The Most Common OpenSSL Commands“: openssl rsa -in … Continue reading OpenSSL commands that came in useful today
This is a brief rundown of the method we’re currently using at WSU to manage mixed HTTP/HTTPS configurations in a multi-network WordPress setup. Our assumptions: Sites that are HTTP (HTTPS optional) on the front end should be forced HTTPS in any admin area. Some sites should be forced HTTPS everywhere. This may be because of … Continue reading A Method for Managing Mixed HTTP/HTTPS Sites in Multisite
Two more months and the Pullman WordPress Meetup will be a year old! This is our 3rd release oriented meetup, so we’ve been around since the old days of 3.9. We timed tonight’s meetup perfectly with the release of WordPress 4.2 RC1 and I was able to show off each of the new features to … Continue reading Great WordPress Meetup showing off 4.2 tonight
Just checking to see if my site supports emoji now. 👏
Today we launched a gorgeous new home page at WSU. For the most part everything went as planned and definitely without catastrophe. We’ll have a full stack write-up at some point soon on web.wsu.edu with more details (still a few more things to launch), but I’ve had a few thoughts throughout the day that I … Continue reading First thoughts on our new wsu.edu
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“This is NOT something users want,” another critic added. “I have a good relationship with my local airports and have worked with every local tower or control center. I get clearance to fly and they have been great, but this ‘update’ takes away my control. ”Ryan Calo, a University of Washingtonlaw professor who studies robots … Continue reading Wired on Drone Geo-Fencing