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Geek Software

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 my nginx configuration for a while and didn’t realize it. I revisited the Nginx Codex page and did a stare and compare of my configuration and the examples there. I am sure I read that page in the […]

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Geek Software

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 English you can paste your post URL and get a result as if you were embedding a YouTube URL. I could not get it to work for me. No way, no how. The json and […]

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Cool Geek Software

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 hosts use WP-CLI already and I’ve installed it on my VPS too. This morning I wrote up a small script to go to my test vhost directory and did the following. Install a blank WordPress site Update […]

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Geek

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? Yep. Nothing is going to help, that’s stuck in my head.

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Family Geek

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 later. Dad, the WiFi sucks. I'm trying to download an update to War Thunder and it's taking almost an hour. He was right, the WiFi adapter on his PC is garbage. The access point is […]

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Work Related

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 going again. Tomorrow morning Lily and I will wake up around 4 AM. She’ll drive me to the train station where I’ll take a 5 AM train to Penn Station. From there it’s an Amtrak ride […]