Alan’s Personal Techy Website

  • Testing PHP 8.1 on WP 6.1.x

    Right now, despite PHP 8.1 is only one release up from the lowest supported version PHP WP Core ( at 6.1.x and 6.2 alpha ) has deprecation notices. Although deprecation notices are not an issue, unless you are actively developing, like I do with my plugins. I like to have WP Debug on and displaying […]

  • Delete Orphaned Post Meta from WP

    Sometimes you will want to tidy the database, maybe from a development issue. Removing orphaned post meta is simple in SQL There are several posts about deleting Orphaned Post Meta Data in WordPress, some are dangerous, some are wrong, some have syntax errors. This works

  • Become a good Frontend Developer.

    Copied from Mauro Bono’s tweet Tips I wish someone gave me on my coding journey to learn coding and become a good Frontend Developer. A thread ⬇️ — Mauro Bono | Web Developer (@UpTheIrons1978) August 10, 2022 Tips I wish someone gave me on my coding journey to learn coding and become a good Frontend […]

  • Increase in hacked GoDaddy WordPress websites

    It has been reported that there has been a massive increase in hacked websites on GoDaddy’s manged WordPress platform. If your site is hosted on GoDaddy’s Managed WordPress platform, including MediaTemple, tsoHost, 123Reg, Domain Factory, Heart Internet, and Host Europe Managed WordPress sites, you may have been subjected to a backdoor attack. Exactly how this […]

  • WordPress Plugin for Books

    Best WordPress Plugin for Selling eBooks and Physical Books Are you looking for the best plugin to sell books? You probably think you need WooCommerce or Easy Digital Downloads (EDD ) but I just discovered a recent and well developed WordPress plug bor books, called the Books Gallery. You can check it out by visiting […]

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