How To Disable WordPress Profile Access for Subscribers

Author: , January 24th, 2020

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 Fix “TypeError: Language code” JavaScript Errors in WordPress

Author: , January 20th, 2020

PROBLEM Wordpress site broken with Javascript errors with zero plugins or themes installed. The issue followed different devices, OS’es and different browsers. SOLUTION User account corrupted. The wp_usermeta locale field had an invalid value of “regular”, and nulling the field solved the issue. DETAILS JS console shows this:

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 […]

How To Dual-Sort Query Results In WordPress Using get_posts

Author: , September 12th, 2019

Needed to build a feature for a Bookstore tool to have an optional sequence number for the Custom Post Type “books” that would allow items with a seq number to float to the top of the list and be sorted by seq #. The rest of the books would show underneath, sorted alphabetically.

How To Include Custom jQuery in WordPress

Author: , December 20th, 2018

How To Disable WordPress wpautop for Shortcodes

Author: , June 15th, 2018

remove_filter( ‘the_content’, ‘wpautop’ ); add_filter( ‘the_content’, ‘smart_autop’ ); function smart_autop($content) { $post = get_post(); if($post->post_type != ‘post’) return $content; // if not a post, leave $content untouched return wpautop($content); }

How To Create a Single Custom Post Type Template for Genesis in WordPress

Author: , October 21st, 2017

wordpress/wp-content/themes/yourTheme/single-yourCPTslug.php

How To Configure Apache 2.4 to Renew LetsEncrypt running WordPress and https

Author: , August 21st, 2017

This post does not cover configuring letsencrypt or ssl/https. First, make sure your LetsEncrypt configuration points to the actual WordPress document root directory cat /etc/letsencrypt/renewal/www.yourdomain.com.conf

Second, use the new macro language feature in Apache 2.4 to configure an https redirect macro which does NOT redirect to https for anything in the .well-known subdirectory. This […]