An apparently recent upgrade of PHP on this server lead me to update a mediawiki and debug Tom Sella‘s venerable post directionality wordpress plugin, which was working fine on my box (PHP 5.3.3-1ubuntu9.3) but not on the server (PHP 5.3.6-8), apparently because \w in regular expressions now matches Hebrew characters. My fix was to replace […]
Just did a clean upgrade to WordPress version 3 (as opposed to overwriting my existing install) and switched to the new default theme. The only plugins I use are Livejournal CrossPoster and WP Hashcash (for blocking automated spam comments), and I need to write a post and get no spam on it to see if […]
Here’s a simple (trivial, in fact) plugin for Wordpress that adds a button to the visual editor for setting the text direction of a paragraph.
WordPress 2.5 is out, and it is very pretty on the inside. Some plugins break, in particular the livejournal crossposter, but I read there is a fix, so I’m posting to try it (PS: works for me). To make this more than a test, test post, I stick in some links what I have already […]
I was quite happy to aggregate my two bookmarks feeds (google reader shared items and my local scuttle) into one widget on my blog, except that it was rightly pointed out that nobody goes to the web page, they just read the RSS. So I looked for one of those WordPress plugins that can periodically […]