Recently, I needed to host a web-based thingamajiggy in WordPress and needed to include a couple of custom libraries. For the sake of quick iteration, I decided to use a public FTP folder that I already had on the same server in order to host this. So I had configured…Continue reading How to modify CORS settings using a .htaccess file
So, once again, I find myself wasting time trying to fix WordPress. Though it is a powerful platform, it’s a never-ending source of grief when trying to maintain a site with a non-trivial number of plugins. Working with a static website creator would be much more fun, and there is…Continue reading How to fix “Cannot read property ‘map’ of undefined (structured-data-blocks)”
So, I tried to paste a table from Excel into WordPress, and I failed. Annoying – but not a big problem. I can just paste it into an existing table and it’ll “sort itself out”, right? Well, no. Exporting the Excel sheet as a html page and copy-pasting the table…Continue reading How to copy-paste a table from Excel to WordPress without using plug-ins?
This article will go through different solutions for fixing issues with uploading pictures to your WordPress Media Library. There are plenty of reasons that could cause this issue – and a couple of different ways to run into it. But fear not! I’ll be proposing a few different ways to…Continue reading Fixing WordPress “Post-processing of the image failed likely because the server is busy or does not have enough resources. Uploading a smaller image may help. Suggested maximum size is 2500 pixels.” error
This article explains one possible fix to a situation, where your pictures in WordPress fail to show up. In this particular case, uploading, editing and even selecting pictures for your articles works – just displaying them doesn’t work. Alternatively, programmatic access might fail as well: in my case, ShortPixel reported…Continue reading An easy fix for WordPress media uploads failing after a year/month change
This post describes a couple of useful solutions or workarounds for an awkward situation, where you can’t manage the metadata of your articles on WordPress. This hampers greatly your ability to organize your posts – and if you’re using WordPress like I’m using, also lowers the visibility of your new…Continue reading WordPress blog article edit mode: No Tags or Categories visible?
Now for something totally different – for a change, I got to fix an issue with my own blog, so I had the chance to delve into PHP and WordPress configurations… :) PHP is an ever-evolving language – even if it might not always feel that way. The old workhorse…Continue reading “500 Internal Server Error” after updating a WordPress site to PHP 7.3
The year 2018 is drawing to an end, and it’s a good time for some reflection on what an interesting year it’s been! Personally, quite a few things have happened in the last 12 months – I moved to Canada, started a new/old job, became a father, spoke at awesome…Continue reading Thanks for an amazing 2018!