MySQL Basics: Writing Custom SELECT Statements in phpMyAdmin
Here’s probably the oddest analogy I’ll write this month: for many WordPress developers, MySQL is a bit like our spinal column.
Easier Site Migrations: Avoiding DNS Problems with the hosts File
Over this past month, I’ve needed to migrate quite a few WordPress sites from one host to another. I can say with confidence: it’s still not my favorite process. There’s nothing that should be complex about it, but somehow there are enough moving parts that it’s never simple, and you feel on edge throughout. If you’ve ever put together a chair from Ikea, you’ll know what I’m talking about.
Above and Beyond: Avoiding PHP Timeout and Memory Limit Errors with Ajax
Unlike some other programming languages, PHP shuts down completely the moment it stops processing a specific request.
A Guide to Debugging in WordPress with your Reptilian Brain
Since so many things can go wrong in a WordPress environment, it’s important to develop general WordPress bugfixing hunches.