WordPress provides filters for sanitizing and authenticating your custom post meta. These filters have been around since 3.3 — and until now — were unknown to me. I happened to be reading Tadlock’s content-type-standards repository on Github and noticed some references to register_meta().
DreamHost recently announced free SSL certificates through their domain hosting using Let’s Encrypt. Until today, my site was not on a secure connection (SSL). Even though I had intended to get my site on a secure connection, I just never got around to it until now.
Three years ago I created the instructional blog post Adding Meta Boxes To Your Post Type Archive Settings In Genesis. This post was pretty popular and a reader recently asked how they could add custom meta boxes to the Archive Settings page. Good question…
All of the 2015 year in review posts have started trickling out as this year is coming to an end. I enjoy reading these, so here is my 2015.
Vagrant has been around for a few years. If you develop open source web applications, there is good chance know of it or use it. If you have yet to try it out, I highly recommend it as a great introduction into Linux.
Installing OPcache can improve your site’s performance by decreasing the php execution process when a script is requested. DreamHost permits a user to log into the server through secure shell with user level permissions. Since user level permissions cannot install software, the module will need to be manually compiled. [Read more…]