Mostly Harmless

Mostly about my amusement

Year: 2015

My oEmbed discovery links work (It was me)

I thought I broke my oEmbed discovery links but I had a more fundamental problem. I had broken fancy permalinks on…

oEmbed not working (I’m convinced it’s me)

One of the new WordPress 4.4 features is the ability for your installation to become an oEmbed provider. In plain…

Server admins love WP-CLI

I’m more of a Network Monkey, but whenever I can provision something just using an ssh session I smile. Many…

The Carrie Fisher fade in was the best

No matter what happens, I’ll be hearing this in my head. All day. ? Ba ba ba ba ba dum?…

I can’t really get angry at him for solving a problem

Friday afternoon I called the house and got my then 13 year old son. He turned 14 a few days…

Tomorrow the WordPress Community Summit!

Last year I was fortunate to be invited to the 2014 WordPress Community Summit and this year in Philadelphia I’m…

Fixing broken post_author IDs

In the long history of my of my blog (over 900 posts), I’ve done many things that were… ill-advised. I’m…

I’ll just put this here and walk away

I’m sure that this needs saving before the Evil Empire™ sees it! See? Sometimes the comments take me over too….

Internet Explorer. Oh, the pain. Make it stop.

I like CSS. It’s clean, (mostly) standards based and while not all browsers will agree on goofy features, some basics…

Center cropping featured images in CSS

I’m lazy and I like to try and figure out how to get the results I want without a lot…

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