There are many ways you can contribute to the WordPress project. You can make translations, help other users out at the forums, or submit bugfixes to the WordPress repository. One (rather easy) way is often overlooked. You can also contribute by testing and beta-testing new WordPress releases. This way you can try out new features before they get released to… Read more »
Often WordPress is being used to talk to external gateways or API’s. Especially now, with the uprising popularity of the REST API WordPress is getting more and more ready to talk to the outside world. A fairly common practice is to set sslverify = false when you’re using functions like wp_remote_get() or wp_remote_post (). Even though this was common practice… Read more »
Are you getting strange WordPress results? Pages that don’t work like you intended? And your browser is not showing you any related errors? It looks like it’s time to do some troubleshooting, using the built in debug mode of WordPress!
As we all know, updating your WordPress site is important. Not just the core, but also the installed plugins and theme’s. Usually this goes well. Sometimes it doesn’t. Plugins that fail to update properly can cause all kinds of problems. Mostly white screens, in either the front-end or the dashboard of your website. If it really was the upgrade that… Read more »
Every now and then you get updates for your WordPress site. A shiny notification that awaits you after logging on to the dashboard. Usually you can just click the notification link and after a short time you’ve updated to the latest version of WordPress. Sometimes however, things don’t go that smoothly. Whether you’ve accidentally closed your browser, or something went… Read more »
Lately some people are complaining that their WordPress install doesn’t work properly on their Mac. Of course I blame Apple for that, but this time there is also something you can do about this yourself. To fix this issue take the following steps: Log on to your WP back-end Go to General Settings Locate the WordPress Address and Site Address… Read more »
An easy way to tighten security for the login form (wp-login.php) on your site is by restricting access to it. This way people won’t be able to brute-force it. Simply beceause your Blog won’t allow access to it. I’ll show you how to set this up, using the IIS rewrite module.