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Problems upgrading to WordPress 2.7.1 with 1and1.com host?

If you are having problems upgrading to 2.7.1 from version 2.7 using WordPress’s new Automatic Core Upgrade feature, remember that WordPress requires that you to be running php 5 in order for it to work. So if you are hosting with 1and1.com all you need to do is add the following line to your .htaccess […]

PHP: Convert Html Entities to Xml Entities

I have made a small change to this great function by regin (via sourcerally.net) to use the preg_replace instead of str_replace as I found it to be much faster when dealing with large xml files. This function comes in handy when creating xml files  and you need to quickly convert all the html entites to […]

Changing to a new domain?

If you are moving your site to a new domain name and want to redirect all your current traffic as well as inform all of the search engines as they crawel your site of the move to the new, you can place the following code in your main include file or each file individually. if($_SERVER[‘HTTP_HOST’] != “www.your-new-domain-here.com“){   header( “HTTP/1.1 301 […]

Much easier way of upgrading WordPress

I hate having to up date WordPress or any of the plugins each time a new version comes out. Its not hard to do the updates but it is time consuming especially if you have a slow Internet connection.

WordPress 2.6 is out early, so what you waiting for?

The latest version of WordPress 2.6 dubbed “Tyner is now available. This new version fixes 194 bugs, adds some extra security to the way it interacts with cookies and databases, and there so much more. Tour (3m:29sec): Links: More info: http://wordpress.org/development/2008/07/wordpress-26-tyner/ Download: http://wordpress.org/download/

Test and Secure your Blog

GNUCITIZEN and Blogsecurity.NET have joined forces to create Blogsecurify to help you test your blog for any security vulnerabilities and recommend how to rectify any problems its found. The test is free and there are adds which appear while the test is running which is no problem, as they need to make money some how. […]