Friday was the last day working at the Cogneato offices until this coronavirus blows over.Continue reading post "Cogneato to work from home due to COVID-19"
To make use of the short domain I bought recently (macn.me), I came up with the concept of a business card-like intro landing page with all other URLs redirecting to my main site.Continue reading post "Short domain intro card"
We were getting errors on our server where certain pages or even sites would occasionally or frequently show errors for no apparent reason.Continue reading post "PHP zend_mm_heap corrupted error"
I recently tried to install vagrant on a Mac OS X.11 (El Capitan) machine, but ran into trouble.Continue reading post "Vagrant on Mac El Capitan problem"
WordPress offers the
has_excerpt() method to determine if you create a separate excerpt on a post, but does not seem to have a built in function to ask if it uses the special comment
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As if Amazon was celebrating my recent purchase of the domain <macn.me>, which reminded me of Mac and Me, they added the movie to Amazon Prime this month.Continue reading post "#2684"
I had to manually force renew the TLS certificate for my site (the thing that makes it encrypted over HTTPS) because of a bug in LetsEncrypt’s software.Continue reading post "#2674"
I finally made it happen: I bought a short “vanity” domain. Two, in fact: <macn.me> and <tobm.me>.Continue reading post "Short-domains bought"
Last night, I decided to finally take the plunge and buy a short vanity domain I had been considering for several years (2b1.me), only to find it had been purchased just 48 hours beforehand, at the very registrar I was planning to use (Porkbun).Continue reading post "#2656"
In versions of PHP before 5, constructors were functions with the same name as their class. PHP 5 introduced the
__construct() unified name, and has deprecated the old style in PHP 7. Cogneato still has code remnants from long ago, with the old style. I recently worked on improving the compatibility of our old code with PHP 7.