Tag: WordPress

  • Fix for Twitter Tools open_basedir error

    If you’re like me you’ve been using the excellent Twitter Tools plugin for WordPress for a while now. Recently a client noticed that there was a sporadic error being shown that was similar to this: Warning: require_once() [function.require-once]: open_basedir restriction in effect. File(twitteroauth.php) is not within the allowed path(s): (/home/fern:/usr/lib/php:/usr/local/lib/php:/tmp) in /home/fern/public_html/wp-content/plugins/twitter-tools/twitter-tools.php on line 1516 […]

  • Just installed 2 new and useful WordPress plugins (IntenseDebate and After the Deadline)

    WordCamp San Francisco 2010 (#wcsf) was great.  Lots of neat people sharing good ideas about WordPress, including a great “State of the Word” address by Matt Mullenweg, co-founder of WordPress. During the presentations I learned about a couple of plugins that both seem worth trying out. IntenseDebate — Basically a commenting system on turbo mode. […]

  • WordPress 2.9.1 is now out

    We’ll be upgrading most of our clients to the latest version of WordPress 2.9.1 now that they’ve resolved a number of the issues we were seeing with the 2.9 release.  Good job guys on getting a quick fix out! Link to share this: https://www.gabrielserafini.com/blog/2010/01/05/wordpress-2-9-1-is-now-out/

  • How to fix 301 error when importing blog posts including images from a WordPress.com blog into a new WordPress.org blog

    The current import script (as of WordPress 2.8.6) is broken when it comes to successfully importing images from WordPress.com. The error you see is something like Remote file error: Remote file returned error response 301 Moved Permanently Fixing this involves adding a couple of lines to a core WordPress file. Hopefully a future version of […]

  • Is WordPress automatic install / upgrade compatible with a SVN deployment of WordPress?

    Question: Is the built-in WordPress automatic install / upgrade process compatible with a SVN deployment of WordPress? Short answer: Yes. Ever since WordPress came out with the automatic upgrade functionality in 2.7 I’ve hesitated to use it since the majority of our client installs are deployed using Subversion (svn) and I wasn’t sure how it […]

  • How to: Automatically add a default set of Custom Fields to each post in WordPress

    One of the neat things about WordPress is how easy it is to add custom metadata to a given page or post that you can then use in a template to display structured information. I’ve been using this technique for a while now to extend the basic WordPress elements of title, body, excerpt, etc and […]

  • New site design is live (also upgraded to the latest version of WordPress – 2.5)

    In preparation for upgrading a whole mess of sites to using the latest version of WordPress I decided it was time to finally upgrade my own site and to implement the new design I’d been working on for a while (for over a year now). Check it out: www.gabrielserafini.com Link to share this: https://www.gabrielserafini.com/blog/2008/04/01/new-site-design-is-live-also-upgraded-to-the-latest-version-of-wordpress-25/

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