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Better living through WordPress filters

Every now and then you find an interesting support question in the WordPress forums. A member wanted to take the HTML YouTube oEmbed code and modify it to suit his needs. It was an easy set of requirements. Replace ?feature=oembed with ?wmode=transparent Append add wmode=”Opaque” to the end of the […]

WordPress file monitoring

Over a week ago I complained about WordPress users crying security wolf and not being able to recover their blog when the “Bad Thing(tm)” happens. Since then a real brawl developed on the support forum that could be summed up like so: One or more users is insisting that there […]

Sigh, WordPress users and hacking

If you are not running the latest version of WordPress and you get hacked, don’t go to the WordPress forum and tell the world.  Odds are you invited the disaster yourself. When WordPress 2.5 came out I was disappointed to find that the old version 2.3.x was basically abandoned.  There […]

eAccelerator for Opensuse 10.0

Updated: I bumped the version from 0.9.5 to 0.9.5.1. The source RPM for 0.9.5.1 can be found here. The 32 bit compiled version can be found here. I no longer have access to a x86_64 opensuse installation but running this command: rpmbuild -bb php5-eaccelerator-0.9.5.1-1.src.rpm should create them on your system. […]