Tag: wordpress

  • Switching From MySQL to MariaDB with Infomaniak

    Switching From MySQL to MariaDB with Infomaniak

    Today I tried Switching from MySQL to MariaDB with Infomaniak as a webhost. This morning they sent an e-mail to say that we could switch from MySQL to MariaDB automatically so I tried. For the test I: downloaded a new install of wordpress to my local machine and put it in the MAMP htdocs folder […]

  • With A view of the Mont Blanc

    With A view of the Mont Blanc

    I’m afraid to open the veluxes because of the threat of finding yet another large spider. I don’t mind having to dispose of it, but I hate the idea of having one walking around without me knowing. A great alternative to open windows is to go for your daily walk. You’re far from neighbours, from […]

  • Playing with WP Rig

    Playing with WP Rig

    Today I started following the “Building Progressive Themes with WP Rig.” course on Linkedin Learning. Before you start playing with WP Rig make sure that you have installed Composer. Composer is required to use WP Rig during the build process. Composer itself requires that you have PHP on your machine. After that it should be […]

  • WordPress Child Themes

    WordPress Child Themes

    For a while, I have been thinking about creating my own WordPress themes, but I didn’t know where to start or how many hours it would take. I always assumed that it would take many hours and that I would have to create templates, style sheets and more for a number of pages. In reality, […]

  • A Walk Between Moments of Rainfall

    A Walk Between Moments of Rainfall

    Today I woke early, shopped, studied German, read the news and then studied WordPress Child themes. It rained on and off, and I took a break from studying to go for a walk and I stayed dry almost the entire time. I carried a Sea to Summit three litre bag with me, in case I […]

  • How to Migrate from Instagram To WordPress

    How to Migrate from Instagram To WordPress

    Recently I migrated my photos from Instagram to a WordPress blog. The process took some trial and error. The first step is to understand how to read JSON files and format them in a way that WordPress can use. The next step is to import that data into WordPress. To request your data follow this […]

  • The Fun and Games of Attempting to Migrate Instagram Data continue

    The Fun and Games of Attempting to Migrate Instagram Data continue

    The Fun and games of attempting to migrate Instagram data continue. I have now spent several days on the task. I have my Instagram posts currently sitting on a local blog. The challenge has been to migrate it from my local WordPress installation to the main website. After dozens of failed attempts the SQL database, […]

  • Close to Success – Exporting Instagram images to WordPress Natively

    Close to Success – Exporting Instagram images to WordPress Natively

    When Instagram was a self-run startup I loved the product. I loved that it was a way of sharing images with friends. I loved that it was fast and that it was light. I also liked that it had it’s own community. I liked that it was a way of sharing real life with people […]

  • Gutenburg WordPress plugin

    Gutenburg WordPress plugin

    The Gutenburg Press Plugin provides a new way to write blog posts. Rather than write as if a blog post was a single block of text it breaks it up into segments or "presses"  A few weeks ago a Gutenburg Press was brought to the Palais wilson and we had the opportunity to experiment with […]

  • 11 years of WordPress Blogging

    11 years of WordPress Blogging

    As serendipity would have it I have been a wordpress blogger for at least 11 years. As I was looking through notifications on worpdress.com I came across the notification below yesterday. As I searched for ideas for blog posts for today I came across an e-mail. On this day, eleven years ago I set up […]