A common problem with commercial printing can lead to some odd results. I used to move in those circles back in the day, when I was a print production manager for advertising agencies. When I went “on-press,” meaning I went to the printing plant to watch the sheets come off the press to make sure…
Category: Tech Stuff
Anything interesting that’s computer-related. New web sites, programming tricks…
Before I wrote about this, I wanted to give it a little time to settle in and see how it works. But after ~14 years I’ve finally pulled the plug with my former hosting service, MidPhase.
Here’s a bit of 1902 footage of a unique kind of urban transit system, a suspended railway…
I know I said I’d surrender. But as a service to the public I’m going to try and document one more attempt. This one presumes you’ve got access to WP-CLI and can do some PHP scripting.
In which we look at other ways of doing images.
The latest in my project of converting sites that were using a deeply deprecated plugin.
The next challenge is sorting out how this plugin is used in a multisite installation.
Getting the right templates and menus working is hard. Once everything is baked into your custom fields, creating a widget is surprisingly easy.
A few bumps along the way, but nothing serious.
Last week I went through how I decided to go with a combination of ACF and Custom Post Type UI in a conversion of a web site away from the Magic Fields plugin. Following those simple examples I go into something a little more complex.
I’ve been using the Magic Fields plugin for more than four years, but it’s no longer actively maintained. And yet it performs two indispensable functions on a site and there’s no straightforward migration path. Time to roll up my sleeves. Part 1 is the easy one.