How To Update a WordPress Plugin Manually Using rsync

Author: , January 24th, 2020

If you are unable to update a plugin via the WP admin console, then you can do the update manually. Download the zip file to your local hard drive and extract it. Then, from the command line, do the test run first:

*Make sure to use the trailing slashes with rsync for proper operation […]

How To DROP DATABASE LIKE In MySQL

Author: , January 21st, 2020

How To Fix Bamboo Start Errors After Java Upgrade

Author: , January 21st, 2020

PROBLEM DEFINITION Bamboo Catalina error found in catalina.out:

SOLUTION SUMMARY Correct by using Java 8 instead. Do it manually using alternatives –set, or interactively using alternatives –config. MANUAL PROCEDURE – two steps, one for java and one for javac

INTERACTIVE PROCEDURE – two steps, one for java and one for javac

How To Use a PEM File With rsync

Author: , January 10th, 2020

Use the -e option like so:

How To Convert An RSA Private Key to PEM Format

Author: , January 10th, 2020

How To Change Your Commit Message in Git

Author: , December 2nd, 2019

Not pushed + most recent commit:

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 […]