Tag WordPress

WordPress Publish Button Missing: 1&1, Akismet and SQL

Last month I [intlink id=”2831″ type=”post”]wrote about an error[/intlink] on this site that caused me to start fresh: the Publish button was missing from WordPress and you couldn’t post anything. Here’s a screenshot of the error. At the time I couldn’t…

WordPress Publishing Error

For all my local readers out there, thanks for holding on. Early August I experienced an issue with this site and WordPress: the publish button disappeared from every menu. Where Publish should be there appeared Submit for Review, and the…

Compromised By TimThumb

After updating the theme of the compromised site, removing TimThumb completely and [intlink id=”2372″ type=”post”]following clean up procedures[/intlink] the site I look after still had issues.  I hadn’t noticed but other users were getting warnings in Chrome and being redirected…

TimThumb Vulnerability

As I read through my tech news a few weeks ago I took note of a TimThumb vulnerability that allowed bad people to do bad things to your website.  Recommended solution was to replace TimThumb.php with the latest version available…

WordPress Pending Post Notifier

After implementing individual user accounts on WordPress contributors now submitted their posts for review and an editor reviews and posts it.  Unfortunately there isn’t an automated notification built into WordPress to let editors know there’s a post waiting.  Luckily there’s…

WordPress Options Page

The WordPress site I was working on had an issue with images: if the option to link to file, File URL, wasn’t clicked when adding the image it would default incorrectly to the post and clicking on an image would…

WordPress User Role Capabilities

I’ve been working on a WordPress powered website recently, implementing a lot of features.  The first item was to stop everyone using the admin login and create unique logins for everyone with properly assigned roles.  Here’s how WordPress breaks down…

Moving WordPress

I’ve been running two WordPress sites for several years on 1 & 1 web hosting.  Last year I made a major restructuring of eBabble and in doing so created a new SQL 5 database to keep it separate.  Early this year…

Backupify with 1&1

Backupify is a new online service that backs up your online services and is free to sign up until January 31st 2010.  They provide backup services built on Amazon’s Web Services and supports a range of services including WordPress, Blogger,…