New WordPress Admin User w/ PHP

To add a New WordPress Admin User w/ PHP you can tweak the database, but you can also simply do it with PHP code. I prefer the latter as I am better at PHP than MySQL and as messing with the database once a site is up is always tricky. PHP Snippet Here is a […]

Laravel Valet Nginx 502 errors

Sometimes your WordPress website won’t load properly in Laravel Valet. You keep on getting Laravel Valet Nginx 502 errors. What can be done about it? Telltale Signs In your .valet/Log/nginx-error.log  you will see something like: HTTP/2.0″, upstream 2018/07/24 09:18:54 [error] 15573#0: *328 upstream sent too big header while reading response header from upstream, client: 127.0.0.1, server: That means […]

Digital Ocean Volume for WordPress Media

Adding Digital Ocean Volume for WordPress Media can be very useful. Especially if you have a lot of images and or other media and need a cheap way to store them. Block Storage at Digital Ocean is fast and easy to work with. It allows you to get a cheap Droplet and add cheap storage. […]

Responsive Images with Width Based on Actual Image Width

WordPress has responsive images built in these days. Since 4.4 as a matter of fact. But what if we want to have WordPress Responsive images with width based on actual image width? Current State and Needs Can we generate something like WordPress responsive image (comments added to html): <img width=”1024″ height=”445″ src=”https://example.com/app/uploads/2016/04/name.jpg” // old browser support […]

Quick Local WordPress Setup with Valet

Often you just want to do a quick WordPress setup locally on your Mac for trying something out. I always do a quick local WordPress setup with Valet. Laravel Valet is an application that is created by the developers behind Laravel. It can be used to run all sorts of apps and WordPress is one […]

NextGen Gallery Custom Field Rotating Images

NextGen Gallery Custom Field Rotating Images was created by us about 5 years ago for Ultimate Fiji Vacations. Since then the NextGen gallery has gone through some major changes. It has been taken over by Imagely and it has had some major upgrades. Shortcode Changes Some of these NextGen Gallery plugin changes were also shortcode […]

Hostnet.nl MainWP Issues

Been having┬áHostnet.nl MainWP Issues lately. The MainWP Dashboard cannot connect to the child theme. Never been happy with hostnet really as they throttle RAM all the time. This causes issues doing BackupBuddy backups and even issues with Wordfence. MainWP – Hostnet Connection Severed But now for two months I have not been able to connect […]

WP CLI Installation of WordPress

To do a WP CLI Installation of WordPress on a server where WordPress Command Line Interface is installed is quite easy. Let me explain here how you can get WordPress installed with it in no time. WP CLI Installation To install WP CLI itself do a curl -O https://raw.githubusercontent.com/wp-cli/builds/gh-pages/phar/wp-cli.phar chmod +x wp-cli.phar sudo mv wp-cli.phar […]

WooCommerce and Gutenberg – Great stuff ahead!

WooCommerce and Gutenberg.. What will happen when Gutenberg Editor gets introduced to your WooCommerce site in WordPress 5.0? Will it be Armageddon and will all product fields below the description and title field break? Do you need to deactivate Gutenberg just to keep your ecommerce business up and running? What is Gutenberg? Gutenberg is the […]

Trellis Server FTP Credentials requested by WordPress

Just today WordPress asked me to enter FTP Credetials to proceed after I adjusted an image using the Jupiter interface for header images. This had never happened before on any Trellis setup of mine. FTP Credentials Needed The full error message was on a very basic page with the fields to enter the ftp user […]