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Geek Software

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 still recovering from messing up my media library somehow. All the images load but a couple of galleries disappeared. While playing with the Wapuuvatar plugin I noticed that my recent 60 or so posts were showing […]

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Humor

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. 😉

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Cool Geek Software

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 should just work. CSS3 Flexbox support should be on that list for current versions of browsers. Guess which browser doesn’t support “flex-direction: column”? Internet Explorer will not be updated by Microsoft for anything except security patches. The […]

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Geek Software

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 of work. In the recent past I’ve uploaded featured images that were 1200 pixels wide and varying heights. I’m playing with a child theme of  Twenty Sixteen and wanted to center crop the existing featured […]

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Geek Software

Disabling select features in WordPress

One of the new features arriving in WordPress 4.4 will be the ability to embed posts from a self-hosted WordPress blog  into oEmbed consumers such as another WordPress blog. Like this. Neat huh? I like it, though I haven’t been able to do the same with my own posts yet. This feature will be on […]