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WordPress 5.5 Broke One Of My Sites

Problems With JavaScript and jQuery After upgrading one of my websites to WordPress 5.5 I could no longer switch between the Visual tab and Text tab when building my posts and pages. There were also issues with the Image library. Of course, the first thing to try is deactivating all the plugins. But that didn’t […]

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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’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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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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