Entries from November 2019

How To Force vim to Convert Tabs to Spaces

Author: , November 26th, 2019

To create indents with 4 space characters which are entered by pressing the TAB key:

To make the above settings permanent add to your ~/.vimrc file. For more details on any of these see :help ‘optionname’ in vim (e.g. :help ‘tabstop’) tabstop The width of a hard tabstop measured in “spaces” — effectively the […]

How To Remove the MacOS Quarantine Extended File Attribute for an Entire Directory Tree

Author: , November 24th, 2019

xattr -r -d com.apple.quarantine {dirname} ~or~ xattr -r -d com.apple.quarantine *

How To Prevent WordPress from Applying wpautop to a Page or Post

Author: , November 19th, 2019

All credit to Graham Walters for this excellent plugin and post, upon which this post is based – thank you, sir! https://grahamwalters.me/lab/disable-wpautop-on-specific-postspages/ Recently, a client was having problems using a plugin called by a shortcode. As it turned out, the JavaScript embedded in the returned content was being broken by the WordPress auto-paragraph feature known […]

How To Enable the WordPress Custom Fields Option Under the Screen Options Menu

Author: , November 19th, 2019

Normally, there is an option in the Screen Options menu to show or hide the Custom Fields tool. If this option is missing, you may have the plugin Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) version 5.5.13 or greater installed and active because ACF removes the Custom Fields tool to improve page load speed. If you do have […]