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WordPress hangs when I publish or update a post

I’ve been Googling this for a while: I was on 2.8 when this bug occurred, so first thing I did was finally upgrade to 3.1. It didn’t fix anything. Next thing I did was disable all the “Update Services”. Didn’t fix. Then I tried disabling all plugins. Didn’t fix. Occasionally it WILL post/publish/update, but only […]

how to add new .webm mime types

i tried google but no success yet. I am trying to upload .webm and .ogg video types in wordpress ( for html5 video ofcourse) I am getting error like Baki fula.webm” has failed to upload due to an error Sorry, this file type is not permitted for security reasons. tried plugins like PJW Mime Config […]

How to Better Control WordPress Cron Jobs?

I have a bunch of standalone WordPress sites, and WordPress Multisite Network of Sites on my server. There are times where there are too many sites all running cron jobs too soon in proximity. I am looking to better control when cron jobs are triggered on each WordPress website. Is it possible to disable WordPress […]

Can't delete unwanted favicon

I have a favicon that is a remnant of a disactivated wordpress theme. I can’t find the favicon file in the theme folder, or the wordpress or server root. I have added my own reference to a new favicon, but the old one is still displayed. <link rel=”icon” type=”image/png” href=”http://www.steve.doig.com.au/wordpress/wp-content/themes/grid-focus-public-10/images/favicon.ico”> My site is here. Edit: […]

PHP Code stuck in Cache

Been having a bit of a problem with my site regarding our caching method and my php code not refreshing or flushing. To start, my site is on a dedicated Nginx webserver. I used W3 Total Cache for the initial caching setup. Everything was set up to cache through Memcached. (I should note, my website […]

Universal problem: first request after ~25 second inactivity always slower (~1 second) than subsequent requests (~1/10sec)

It’s something I noticed ever since I started working with WordPress. It’s a universal issue, in the sense that it doesn’t matter if the WP installation is on my shared hosting account (haven’t tried different providers though), or a local LAMP setup. Brand-new, clean WordPress, with 1 post, 1 page, and defaukt theme – or […]

How do I test PHP files in WordPress?

I’ve downloaded a WordPress theme, but I want to edit it before uploading it to my live server. I read I need to run a server in order to test the PHP files, but I don’t know what to use in order to do so. Or would it just be better to upload then edit […]

wordpress themes demo file importing problem?

I have installed new theme on WordPress through wp-adminand when i am trying to import theme demo file its showing this error 504 gateway timeout server not responding on time.

Handling the response sent from a ruby on rails application in wordpress

I am using my rails application to send data to a wordpress site. Basically if a user has wrong password, I am going to end the reverse proxy and redirect the user back to the wordpress site but I want to pass data along. In Rails, I use Net::HTTP to send data to another server: […]

Multisite on Rackspace Cloud (ubuntu lucid)

First post in this astonishing exchange. Glad to be here. I’ve installed WP3 on Rackspace Cloud, under an Ubuntu Lucid installation, properly configured all the multisite dependancies, network blogs are being successfully created, data is stored in the database, which leads me to one conclusion regarding my failure in actually USING network blogs, and that […]