Tag: wordpress

VaultPress Is Awesome, But Not Realtime For Plugins Like WooCommerce

Update 13 July 2016: According to VaultPress support, WooCommerce tables are now backed up realtime just like core WordPress tables. However, non-WooCommerce and non-WordPress core tables are still only backed up once a day. So if you have custom tables

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Move Your Damn WordPress Debug Log so It’s Not Accessible via HTTP

Every time I need to view a WordPress debug log, I get a little belly-side security loophole cringe. It completely depends on what information you stuff into it that would cause a security issue, but it’s so easy to mitigate

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Run Your Own Damn Code after PayPal Calls WooCommerce Back

This isn’t rocket science, but the WooCoommerce documentation (as robust and complete as it is) isn’t clear about how to hook into a PayPal IPN successful charge webhook call back thingy—yes, that’s its technical name. In fact “isn’t clear” insinuates

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WooCommerce: How To “Trash” All Orders Really Fast

Some context I am working on a WooCommerce installation where I’m dealing with literally thousands of historical orders. All of which I am programmatically importing (including user accounts!) and doing a bunch of special updates, which are numerous and complicated,

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The Stupid Zip Archive and WordPress Duplicator Issue

I’ve run into this issue a couple times and had to set everything aside and figure it out. It didn’t take long. I use WordPress Duplicator often to, well, duplicate and move different WordPress sites from production, for example, to

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Launched: Trivial Beersuit (for All Your Trivia Night Needs)

For the past few months I have been working on a subscription-based site that provides monthly custom curated trivia questions to bars and other establishments. It all began last summer at a friend’s wedding where I met the woman behind

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Solution: Boilerplate Theme for WordPress + Dig Labs Stripe Plugin jQuery Issues

I am currently working on a subscription-based WordPress installation. For this project I am using a theme called Boilerplate. Users signup, pay their monthly fee (recurring or single payment) and get access to a set of restricted documents. After much

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Launched: Christine Chaney Creative

I was in Ballard. At the Ballard Market, to be exact, food shopping for a summer camping trip. I was in the grocery section—because it’s more than just an isle—and I ran into a friend. We chatted for a few

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WordPress: How To Update Site URL And Home URL Using SQL

I do this often enough. You think it’d be committed to memory by now. Alas, my memory doesn’t need to be bothered with things like this. That’s what my blog is for. So here blog, remember this. I also, like

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WordPress: Combining Post Categories and Tags Into Same Unordered List

On one of my blogs I needed a way to combine both categories and tags into one unordered list—<ul>. Each item would of course be wrapped in its own list item—<li>. The design I came up with made this a

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