Category Archive: WordPress

Aug 22

Resolved: Your server may not be able to connect to sites running on it. Error message: SSL certificate problem: self signed certificate

Resolved: Your server may not be able to connect to sites running on it. Error message: SSL certificate problem: self signed certificate So recently I ran across an error while performing a WordPress Update. Usually after you perform an update, you are taken to a screen to individually update all your subsites (I am guessing …

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May 17

Resolved: [hphp] Warning: Parameter 1 to W3_Plugin_TotalCache::ob_callback() expected to be a reference, value given in /wp-includes/functions.php on line 3282

Resolved: [hphp] Warning: Parameter 1 to W3_Plugin_TotalCache::ob_callback() expected to be a reference, value given in /wp-includes/functions.php on line 3282 As you probably know (otherwise you would probably not be here), after deciding to move form PHP to HHVM, if you are running a WordPress site and use W3 Total Cache you will encounter an endless …

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Sep 14

How to: Increase the memory being allocated to PHP

How to: Increase the memory being allocated to PHP As part of a series of posts regarding how to improve performance when using WordPress, this particular one will focus on the key aspect of memory available to PHP. As most readers would agree, available memory is an important aspect of any application and its performance. …

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Mar 13

Resolved: Zemanta Editorial Assistant issues with https/SSL

Resolved: Zemanta Editorial Assistant issues with https/SSL One of the main reasons why I had left my admin panel open to server non-ssl requests was that Zemanta Editorial Assistant would not work properly behind HTTPS. I did some looking around and found that the same scripts were being sent over to the browser so I …

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Mar 12

Resolved: Google Publisher Plugin error: “Plugin activation failed. Your WordPress installation doesn’t meet the minimum requirements.”

Resolved: Google Publisher Plugin error: “Plugin activation failed. Your WordPress installation doesn’t meet the minimum requirements.” When trying to install Google’s Publisher WordPress Plugin you may encounter the following error: Plugin could not be activated because it triggered a fatal error. Plugin activation failed. Your WordPress installation doesn’t meet the minimum requirements. « Back This …

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Feb 24

How to: Have WordPress communicate with MySQL via Socket

How to: Have WordPress communicate with MySQL via Socket As I keep looking into how to improve the performance of website one of the recurrent points mentioned is to use Linux sockets where possible. I really don’t have much experience and I can see how avoiding the TCP stack might help but I figured at …

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Feb 19

How to: Move the header widget down in Graphene to place your Ads closer to the post

How to: Move the header widget down in Graphene to place your Ads closer to the post If you’ve visited our site before you might remember how our Google Add for the header was all the way up overlapping the good old banner. If not then you are like most users; Advertising that is not …

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Feb 13

Quick Fix: WordPress SEO by Yoast sitemap_index.xml giving blank page

Quick Fix: WordPress SEO by Yoast sitemap_index.xml giving blank page After the latest somewhat recent update made to Yoast’s WordPress SEO I have had issues with my sitemap. If I do a view source on the blank page that shows up now when I open my sitemap I can see the XML and it is …

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Jan 17

Does Jetpack’s Photon damage Image SEO?

Does JetPack’s Photon damage Image SEO? Thus far I haven’t been able to find concrete proof of this but it probably does have an impact. Why is that? Because the URL being served is from a different site than yours which results in Google or other search engines associating that picture to them not you. …

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