WordPress

InnoDB: Error: log file ./ib_logfile0 is of different size 0 50331648 bytes

This blog is powered by WordPress. When I first start blogging, few had heard the term blog. I hadn’t. I recall being asked, why don’t you use blogging software for The FreeBSD Diary. The answer was simple: it didn’t exist when I started. I am making headway on converting the diary to WordPress, and that …

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Strict Standards: Declaration of Suffusion_MM_Walker::start_el() should be compatible with Walker::start_el

If you’re using Suffusion and you just upgraded to WordPress 3.6, you may have to fix something manually. In my case, I’m on Suffusion 4.4.6. I’m sure suffusion will be upgraded soon, and I’ll direct them to this post just as soon as I get it out. If, after upgrading to WordPress 3.6, you see …

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How I upgrade my WordPress installations

I have three blogs run on WordPress. Each runs on its own installation of WordPress. Why? Because all the single-install solutions I’ve seen were not very attractive. Convince me otherwise. Following the official instructions, I drew up this set of instructions which work for me. Hopefully, they work for you too. But I’m sure it’d …

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Killing spammers

I found this special idea about banning spammers: echo “select comment_author_IP from wp_comments where comment_approved = ‘spam'” | \ mysql –skip-column-names -u root wordpress_danlangilleorg | \ xargs -n 1 -J % sudo pfctl -t idiots -T add % Anyone care to explain how this works?

Multi-site WordPress installation

I use WordPress for three websites: http://dan.langille.org/ (this website) http://news.freshports.org/ http://wp.freebsddiary.org This also mean I have WordPress installed three times. Recently, I looked at moving to multi-site WordPress. I failed. Or rather, I abandoned the process. My goals: have one instance of WordPress for all three website have each blog available via both https Option …

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WordPress Migration: Importing the comments

This is the sixth in a series of articles on my migration to WordPress. In this post, I’ll talk about how I imported the comments from my website into the WordPress database. The comments in question are feedback on the articles on the website. I consider them to be an important part of the website. …

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WordPress Migration: Getting all the authors

This is the fifth in a series of articles on my migration to WordPress. In this post, I’ll talk about how I imported the authors from my website into the WordPress database. This step was important to me because I am not the only contributor to The FreeBSD Diary. The WordPress Structure First, let’s look …

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