This may seem like it’s becoming something of a tradition, but if you’re a WP-CLI (WordPress Command Line Interface) user and you’ve recently updated your website to WordPress 4.6, you may notice that plugin updates no longer work correctly. You’ll probably get an error like this: PHP Fatal error: Call to undefined function apply_filters() in /Library/WebServer/Sites/example.dev/wp-includes/load.php […]
Don’t panic. Everything will be ok with these simple commands.
Let’s face it. No developer is perfect. Sometimes, I make some pretty dumb mistakes. But fortunately, dumb mistakes make for great blog content (provided that they aren’t too embarrassing to admit to).
If WP-CLI stopped working after upgrading to Wordpress version 4.4 (or you’re getting a PHP Fatal error: Class ‘WP_Widget’ not found), here’s the solution.
I recently had trouble with a fresh installation of MySQL on Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite), and it wasn’t an issue with my configuration file. This is my story of discovering why I couldn’t connect to my local database server, and what I did to get things working again.
When Google released Chrome 45 on September 1st, many Wordpress users started noticing some odd behavior in the back-end sections / dashboards of their sites: hovering over the left side admin menu sometimes causes unexpected behavior, including disappearing text and strange junk floating where it ought not be. This is how you can fix things until Google releases the next version of their browser.