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All-in-One Event Calendar – CSS compilation failed because you don’t have enough free memory

After a recent round of theme and plugin updates we found Time.ly’s All-in-One Event Calendar looking very strange. It wasn’t really a Calendar – it was more of a long list of text and images. [I know – I should have made a screenshot of this] There was an error in the Dashboard: [yes, I […]

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How To Hide Your WordPress Theme Name

There are many reasons why you might want to hide your WordPress theme’s name. One might be security (you don’t want hackers to target you because you may be using a theme with known vulnerabilities) or perhaps you don’t want anybody to know the tools you used to create your website(s). Let them do their […]

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What Characters Are Allowed In User Names?

Okay, so security is always on my mind when using WordPress. So when creating a new user, I try to be creative with that as well. Maybe add some special characters… Hmmm – problems. Special characters not accepted. So, which special characters ARE allowed? Well, according to what I found you are able to use: […]

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Can’t Log Into My WordPress Site (Upgrade Problem)

wp-admin/upgrade.php?_wp_http_referer=%2Fwp-admin%2F I tried logging into one of my websites just now, and got an empty page instead of the login fields. The URL also did not go to the usual destination, but to domainname/wp-admin/upgrade.php?_wp_http_referer=%2Fwp-admin%2F instead. Time to fire up trusty Google… And then I found the (simple) solution, from chowsir: If you are getting the […]

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Solved Weird Problem With 404 Errors On Categories Pages

Had a pesky problem on my blog. For some reason the category pages did not show up properly; the site displayed 404 errors instead. Found a very old blog post that recommended re-saving the Permalinks settings, and luckily that worked! Yay! Happy St. Paddy’s Day!    

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Can WooDojo Only Be Used On WooThemes’ Themes?

WooDojo is a plugin and should work with any free or premium WordPress theme. Add many WooThemes features to your WP website with ease!

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Integrate Facebook Into Your Site

There are many tools available to integrate Facebook-related items into your website. You can either check out the free WordPress plugins directory, or check out the overview on Facebook itself. Plenty of tools to use! Free WP Plugins With the free WP plugins directory you do have to watch for several things, though: When was […]

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CBNet Ping Optimizer Plugin Made My MySQL Database Enormous

Just found out that one of my clients’ sites had a 1.2 Gb database for their WordPress site. A little big, eh? MySQL Database Too Big I found out because the site’s backup was 1.7 Gb, while last week’s was only 65 Mb. Something fishee going on! So I dove into my cPanel’s Disk Space […]

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WordPress Rocks!

Yes, that’s what my experience has been since I started using the software back in 2008. And a lot has changed since then. The software has gotten easier and easier to use Using WP as a CMS (Content Management System) no longer requires all kinds of manual hacks The gigantic developer base keeps pumping out […]

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