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 […]
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
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
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?
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
This is the seventh in a series of articles on my migration to WordPress. In this post, I’ll talk about how I did some cleaning up of the comments after I imported them. Clean? What’s to clean After importing the comments, I noticed, or rather, I was reminded, that Phorum does some things that WordPress
This is the sevent in a series of articles on my migration to WordPress. In this post, I’ll talk about how I updated some of the comments to deal with some tokens left over from the previous system. Tokens? What tokens? When I copied over the comments from my old system, I took the raw
This is the sixth in a series of articles on my migration to WordPress. In this post, I’ll talk about how I enabled the old URLs. This is important only if you want the ‘old’ content to be found. This is especially important if your website is well established. People will have links to your
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.
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