Intuit Payments API and QuickBooks Merchant Services API 2018 update which will most likely cost Intuit and its customers millions
Intuit Merchant Services has made changes to their API that will most likely impact thousands if not tens of thousands of customers starting February 1st. Where most companies such as PayPal allow deprecated APIs to continue to work to maximize translation sales, Intuit no longer takes a backward compatibility approach to their API which could […]
If you are using Lets Encrypt (www.letsencrypt.org) certificates on your Ubuntu servers, you may find the following information useful if you work with Apache, Nginx, or Lighttpd. Installing Lets Encrypt on Ubuntu 14.04 (or older) Reference: https://www.vultr.com/docs/setup-lets-encrypt-with-apache-on-ubuntu-14-04 apt-get install git git clone https://github.com/letsencrypt/letsencrypt /opt/letsencrypt /opt/letsencrypt/letsencrypt-auto The 3rd line sets up Lets Encrypt and installs any necessary […]
If you have the error “Could not save password reset key to database.”, more than likely you have one of the following issues: Database server is full (the values cannot be saved to the database due to the file system being 100% full) Database server is read-only (If you use a service such as Amazon […]
I see a lot of misunderstandings of the “noodp” found in meta tags with name “robots”. <meta name=”robots” content=”noodp” /> Not all content values for a meta robots HTML tag are bad. Most robots content values do not block search engines from indexing pages. The noodp is one of those examples. The equivalent to the […]
I will be hosting a Question and Answer session at Podcast Movement 2016 on Podcasting with WordPress. If you are attending Podcast Movement this July and have questions about podcasting with WordPress, please come to the Solutions Stage room on Friday, July 10th, from 2:30-3:15pm. I will be part of a panel discussion on IAB […]
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I tried to reply with my latest feedback on WordPress.org handling of Translations but sadly my comment was not approved. I’ve tried to have conversations with developers on WordPress’s slack system but instead of considering the problems I raised I quickly got responsive answers. Here’s my reply so hopefully someone will read it who develops […]
Plugins and themes have translators we trust 100%, we’ve forged relationships with these translators over the years. I’m now finding myself telling my friends and colleagues “I trust you, but for some reason WordPress doesn’t trust me with my plugin”. This all stems from the confusing process that is in place now which can be […]
You can now read ID3 (media file headers) information from mp3 and other media files using GetID3 library without having the entire media file present. The new 2nd parameter to the analyze() member function allows you to detect play time duration with only a small portion of the file present. Years ago I added this […]
Ty passed away today. His kidneys failed, it all happened rather quickly. We miss you buddy!