Tips and Tricks

Fatal error in media.php on line 953 or menu.php

Recently one of my clients performed an upgrade to WordPress 3.5.1.  Unfortunately, the upgrade failed for some reason and they were locked out of the Admin panel with an error about undefined function get_taxonomies_for_attachments in menu.php.  Research of the web produced the suggestion to manually reinstall all the WordPress 3.5.1 files. Doing that manual installation,…

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Strategy for migrating from Live Mesh: Part 1

Many of you are aware that Microsoft has announced that Windows Live Mesh will be turned off on February 13th, 2013.  While SkyDrive really has some nice features, there are several features missing from SkyDrive that are in Live Mesh: SkyDrive is not a true better replacement for Live Mesh.  In fact, you are going…

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OneNote crash on startup caused by cache

OneNote 2013 crash on startup I hate it when a good app goes bad, and that’s just what happened to me a couple of times now with OneNote 2013.  If you’ve been using OneNote (or ON as I like to call it – gotta have that abbreviation) then you know what a great app it…

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Using categories on WordPress pages

One of the differences between WordPress Pages and Posts is that Posts can have a category assigned to them, whereas pages cannot.  Frankly, I think that is just dumb… why shouldn’t pages have the ability to have categories assigned.  Well, I’m not the only one that think pages should have categories and there are several…

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How to Turn Off the Power (Shut Down) in Windows 8

For quite a few years now we Windows users have been trained to access the power options (shutdown, sleep, hibernate) via the little “Start” button in Windows.  For those of you who remember when that concept was first introduced, there was a lot of commenting on how illogical placing the power options on the Start button. …

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Linking to an existing WordPress Post

One of the most valuable features of the Web is how information is linked.  That applies to your own information on your WordPress site.  Linking from one post to another is a viable way of helping your visitor find information, and it also can help with your Search rankings.  Here’s a quick video showing you how…

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