Emoji short name’s to HTML HEX Code via PHP »

I‘ve been working on a Slack App that shows recent Slack posts and activities. The majority of recent posts include emojis, and problematically Slack’s API doesn‘t store and send emojis as characters, they’re down-converted to their respective shortnames, then wrapped in colons (presumably for universal support – it appears to be a standard practice of … continue reading »

WordPress Troubleshooting 101 »

I’m a semi-regular contributor on WordPress Support Forums. & as you develop and assist more, you realize that theres a basic troubleshooting routine to solve almost all vague/inexplicable problems – you typically do the same things. These problems include; /wp-admin/ not loading Unable to drag and drop in dashboard White screen instead of site Unable … continue reading »

Much More Modern & Micro Mobile Menu »

Watch carefully – at department stores, restaurants, arenas, on the bus – you’ll notice something. Something alarming. Every single freaking person is on a smart phone. Yes, everyone. Jess got a text from her Grandma yesterday. Her Grandma! If your website isn’t responsive, easy, and quick to use on a mobile phone that all of … continue reading »

Clean Revisions »

Database getting a little fat? Burn that extra lagging fat instantly by clearing out old revisions via MySQL View the code on Gist. If you don’t have access to phpMyAdmin or can’t get into ssh mysql, throw it in your functions.php file View the code on Gist. If you want to disable revisions altogether, add … continue reading »

Increase WordPress Memory Limit »

Nothings worse then getting an email about someone being unable to upload a 6mb .PDF because it “exceeds the upload file size limit” Here’s the fix – but important note: raising postmaxsize increases the possibility of DoS attacks on your server: In functions.php add: View the code on Gist. If that doesn’t work, it could … continue reading »