Tag archive for "wordpress"

WordPress emergency admin

I received an emergency call from a client, his WordPress site didn't work. None of the logins either. Well, here's another script to the rescue if all you have left is an ftp login or some other way to upload files. It will create a new admin user with the ... more

WordPress password reset

Recently I had to update a site but didn't have an admin account or access to the SQL database. So I wrote this short script to reset a forgotten password. To use it, edit it and fill in the proper values. Then upload it to the wp-content/mu-plugins/ directory, create the ... more

You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page

Are you getting "You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page." errors everywhere in the WordPress admin? I had this happening on a site, apparently the problem is that somebody changed the database prefix. It's a little suprising that this would totally break the admin, but whatever... As ... more

wordpress

do you use wordpress? search engines favor wordpress for some reason wordpress is very dynamic, even fbi and government sites ...

Script to migrate WordPress plugins from SVN to github

Update: This script is almost obsolete as github will switch to their v3 API on may 1st, 2012 and doesn't display the API token any more... With this this script you can easily migrate a WordPress plugin from the wordpress.org svn repository to github. This script will NOT import the ... more

Import WXR files from server or on plugin activation

I recently patched the WordPress reset plugin to make it possible to reactivate multiple plugins after the reset. Until sivel releases an update you can download the patched version from my server. As I frequently need to wipe WordPress installs during development I was looking for a way to auto-load ... more

Set static front page and blog page programmatically in WordPress

You want to make sure the About and Blog pages exist, so create them before if necessary, see wp_insert_post() more

Custom WordPress SQL query for multiple meta values

To check for multiple custom fields you have to join the meta table twice. more

Run code when a new blog is created

Run some code when a new blog is created. I'm not sure, but I guess this code has to be in a network-activated or mu-plugins plugin. Maybe having this code enabled in the blog you're using will suffice. more

Custom taxonomy with meta data

This snippet shows how you can add metadata to your existing custom taxonomy. So you can use update_metadata() and get_metadata() on your taxonomy. The filter on switch_blog is only necessary if the code runs on a blog network (recommended to implement anyway). The name of the database table is very ... more