WordPress Debugging

wp-config file

It is inevitable. At some point when running a WordPress site you will have a conflict, an error, or worst case – a PHP Fatal leading to a WSOD (White Screen of Death). My goal is to provide the means with which you should be able to view and hopefully understand, to some degree, the … Read more

Installing Gitea on a Raspberry Pi

raspberry pi

While adding an integration for Gitea to GitHub Updater I stumbled upon the fact that many were installing Gitea on a Raspberry Pi. Now the Raspberry Pi has developed a cult-like following and the Internet is full of innumerable use cases. Gitea is a very performant self-hosted git server written in Go. While working on … Read more

GitHub Updater and Gitea

Gitea is the new kid on the block for creating a self-hosted git server. Gitea is written in Go and is highly performant with very low overhead. In fact, Gitea is so efficient you can run it on a Raspberry Pi. There’s another post coming about that. 😉 As with most integrations of new git … Read more

GitHub Updater – the Path to 8

In July it will have been 5 years since the first commit to GitHub Updater. In its 5 year span it has grown significantly in its evolution from a single file plugin to the complex integrated object oriented plugin that exists today. Version 8 will see a bump in the requirement to at least PHP … Read more

GitHub Updater and Background Updates

GitHub Updater is a WordPress plugin that seeks to emulate the wp-admin dashboard updating experience for plugins and themes hosted on other git hosts. Among the most popular git hosts to use for social coding, or simply provide an external version control system, are GitHub, Bitbucket, GitLab, and Gitea. In order to provide an identical … Read more

Local by Flywheel (Pressmatic) and Symlinks

Local by Flywheel logo

I’ve changed development environments a couple of times. I started out using DesktopServer, a wonderful app. Gradually I grew disappointed with their update schedule and v4.0 ever on the horizon. One of the things I didn’t like was my inability to choose the PHP version I was developing in. I know there must be a … Read more