Oct 30, 2017 PC Gaming
Most gaming platforms and publishers offer a pre-order or pre-purchase option for their major titles leading up to release. This behavior has garnered a lot of enmity from gamers, especially when it involves exclusives. If you're really excited for a game, should you pre-order it? Here are some advantages and disadvantages to doing so.
Oct 26, 2017 Web Development
WordPress by default runs entirely inside the public document root. This is unfortunate for security reasons, but is required in order to preserve backwards compatibility. There is one exception to this, and that is the config file (wp-config.php). WordPress automatically looks for the wp-config.php file one folder above the document root, if it doesn't find it in the document root.
The document root, which is also called the web root or website root directory, is the publicly-accessible base folder for a website. It is where you'll find the index file (index.php, index.html, default.html, etc). This folder is often named public_html, htdocs, www, or wwwroot, depending on your web host and settings.
Here is how to change the number of products/columns per row on WooCommerce product pages. You should be using a child theme of the default Storefront theme that comes with WooCommerce and not editing the Storefront theme directly. If you're using a theme other than Storefront, I'm not sure if these instructions will work.
Oct 16, 2017 Web Development
Disabling reviews (comments) on WooCommerce products used to require a plugin, but the functionality is now built into WooCommerce itself. Just navigate to WooCommerce > Settings > Products, uncheck Enable product reviews, then click Save changes.
Oct 2, 2017 Web Development
Here is a completely empty and clean MySQL database file for WordPress 4.8.2. It's the same as a clean install, with the sample and welcome posts removed.
Oct 2, 2017 Web Development
If you don't want WordPress creating autosaves of your posts and pages, here's how you can easily disable them and also remove any that currently exist in your database. This does require that you have access to PHPMyAdmin (or SSH) and your database login.
Post revisions can take up quite a bit of space in your database. If you don't need them, here's how you can easily disable them and also remove any that currently exist in your database. This does require that you have access to PHPMyAdmin (or SSH) and your database login.
There are two options to completely delete all media in your WordPress media library in bulk. One using the WordPress admin page (safer) and one performing direct deletions using FTP/SSH/PHPMyAdmin, which is good if you have thousands of items to delete.
Sep 30, 2017 Web Development
This post contains information on how WordPress stores images in the media library and its related database entries. Useful if you need to make corrections, perform actions in bulk, or want to create a plugin. As always, be sure to backup your database before making changes.
If you're importing or migrating your WordPress database to a server that has an older version of MySQL (like version 5.5.x), you may run into this error:
Sep 29, 2017 Web and Internet
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