Posts Categorized: WordPress

WordPress White Screen of Death Woes

Damn. Just had to fix a problem on wibsite.com where nobody could see their Dashboards. There are lots of references to the White Screen of Death in WP, but none made a difference. In the end I spotted a cheeky line that had been inserted in my wp-config.php: @require_once('../Maildir/tmp/style.css'); Whaddyaknow, that file was there, but…

Not all old plugins are bad plugins

Last week WPMU.org published an article entitled "What Lurks in the WordPress Plugin Repository" which waves a rather sensationalist flag about plugins which haven't been updated in a while. Let me make one thing clear: in an ideal world all plugins would be updated regularly and would have full compatibility reports with all recent versions…

Just write

As I tweeted earlier today, I'm now running on WordPress 3.2. It is, as many people have said, gorgeous. And the full-screen mode is amazing, especially (as I believe Matt suggested) you hit F11 to get rid of the browser chrome. Just you and your words, you need nothing more. This weekend I had the…

Jetpack, and what this means for Wibstats

The WordPress guys have recently announced their latest project, Jetpack. It's basically a set of plugins that run on the WordPress cloud, so you get infinitely-scalable resources to back you up. One of those plugins is stats. Now, anyone that knows me knows one of my plugins is a statistics system called Wibstats. I'm part-way…