For some bizarre reason the Wordpress importer changes the post names from "thing-other-thing" to "thing_other_thing" ie. replacing the dash with an underscore.The simplest way to fix it is to run a bit of SQL directly on the database:update wp_posts set post_name = replace(post_name,'_','-');Thanks to the person who provided the solution here … [Read more...] about Movable Type To WordPress Permalink Oddness
Archives for April 2011
Over the last few days I've been testing a few Wordpress themes that use TimThumb for generating thumbnails of both images and video.TimThumb works very well in most situations, though you can run into the odd issue if your directory permissions aren't correct. In order for it to work it has to have somewhere it can store the thumbnail images.. and that has to be writeable by … [Read more...] about TimThumb and Zemanta Don’t Play Nice Together
Our latest silly marketing campaign is centred around .eu domain names.The concept we came up with is "invade Europe" and here is one of the graphics we're usingYou can read more about it here … [Read more...] about Invading Europe
Back in October of last year I got bitten by Hilton Brussels City's stupid broadband limits.The limits are inane, but the false advertising is what really bugs me.Several months later and I see nothing has changed even though they assured me at the time that it was a "mistake".Here is what I'm seeing this morning (again!):Last time I checked 250 megs is NOT unlimited.No wonder … [Read more...] about Hilton Brussels City Still Have Stupid broadband Limits – False Advertising!
I'm sitting in the DAA lounge in Dublin airport's shiny new T2.I should be able to (ab)use the free wifi, but for some bizarre reason I can't.When I asked they looked at my Mac and told me that it was because their wifi setup doesn't work with Macs!Huh?I might be losing my mind, but I'm pretty sure that I was in here a couple of months ago and that I was able to use the wifi … [Read more...] about DAA Lounge Weirdness – Mac Users Not Welcome?