Category Archives: Rants

Rants and raves

WordPress plugin – IIS issues

A case of strange but true tale of woe. A few versions back I added in some functionality to my plugin, eShop, for users to view their orders. I called the file user.php. A lot of my other files have … Continue reading

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WordPress hosted theme, no thanks.

I am so glad I don’t develop themes for WordPress. rather draconian values seem to have snuck into the design process.

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When using other people’s code

ensure it does what it is supposed to, and isn’t over engineered with useless crap. All I did was look for a simple function to create a WordPress query, gave up and used my own, a smaller and better one … Continue reading

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Thank you for saying my plugin is broken

Thank you so much for saying my plugin is broken. Thank you so much for not contacting me with the issue which allows me to fix it. Your feedback is always welcomed, but without giving me the chance to fix … Continue reading

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MYSQL UPDATE

Whoever made the decision that MYSQL UPDATE’s can only be done one row at a time needs shooting. With INSERT you can insert multiple rows, why not the same for UPDATE? As you may guess I’m trying to optimise some … Continue reading

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Ticketmaster charge to send an email!

Yes you heard me – they charge to send an email. They also make it incredibly annoying when trying to check for tickets. You fill in one form, then you have to fill in another (and thus breaking site functionality) … Continue reading

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