Tag: WordPress

  • WordPress There has been an error cropping your image

    WordPress There has been an error cropping your image

    I was updating my theme with the pretty amazing Twenty Seventeen from WordPress. Attempting to add a site icon it was just… failing. The blue select button in the Media Library would just go grey. When I tried a picture larger than 512×512 pixels I got a step further with the cropping dialogue, but then […]

  • Never Add Analytics Code to Your WordPress Theme

    Never Add Analytics Code to Your WordPress Theme

    Last updated on June 9th, 2018 at 11:32 am Best practise is to use a plugin to add Analytics code to your website, not the options in your theme. When you change themes you lose the code and often the first thing you know about it is a gap in your analytics data. A detailed […]

  • Don’t self host your website

    Don’t self host your website

    Last updated on March 24th, 2017 at 02:27 am Should you use a free website from Tumblr or WordPress or Wix for the early days of ?your indie film? You should register on those free services to grab your brand name. But I wouldn?t go live with that for anything other than a teaser or […]

  • WordPress Bad Behavior Plugin Conflicts

    Last updated on July 5th, 2015 at 04:06 pm The Bad Behavior plugin for WordPress is great, it denies spambots even seeing your blog before they try to spam you. But there are four specific issues to be aware of with Bad Behavior 2.0.43. 4 conflicts when using the Bad Behavior plugin 1) On WordPress […]

  • Upgraded to WordPress 2.6

    Last updated on July 6th, 2015 at 03:12 pm Update:21 July 2008 Don’t upgrade to 2.6! wait until 2.6.1 as there are permalink, login and posting problems. Of course this is the first time in years I haven’t taken complete backups before upgrading 🙁 I thought I should mention that I’ve upgraded this blog to […]

  • Backup your blog

    Backup your blog

    Last updated on July 3rd, 2015 at 08:26 pm Frequently Asked Questions over at WordPress.com has a brilliant piece on backups for bloggers. Several years ago I had to reconstruct?WealthEsteem.org after catastrophic hardware failure. Luckily Google had begun indexing it so I didn?t lose any posts. But rebuilding the comments proved too hard. Matt and […]