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[SOLVED] post__in just displays all the records in the post type

[SOLVED] post__in just displays all the records in the post type

I have been struggling the last couple of days with a clients wordpress site where he needs to display a list of speakers (assigned to "speaker" post type) onto another post type layout called "company". The goal is to display a list of speakers on the company profile...

Bizarre, Antiquated Renewal Method From My Firewall Company

Bizarre, Antiquated Renewal Method From My Firewall Company

I just wanted to write this more out of frustration than anything because I cannot believe how some companies deal with their clients. Even in the US which is supposed to be at the forefront of technology they are using things like "telephones" to communicate and...

Do not use Network Solutions for Domain Registration – They Suck

Do not use Network Solutions for Domain Registration – They Suck

This is an open letter/post to all of those who are thinking to use Network Solutions to purchase their domain name(s). Its also an open letter to the Network Solutions Managers, Owners, Shareholder etc highlighting the absolute failings and poor customer service I...

Manually Adding WPML Strings for Translation

Manually Adding WPML Strings for Translation

I have a new project which is a multi language web site and it requires me to insert to the WPML string tables so that the client can get all her property types and property features (of which there are hundreds) translated so that they will appear in 4 different...

[solved] wordpress page showing 404 due to folder permissions

[solved] wordpress page showing 404 due to folder permissions

A couple of weeks ago I spent half a day putting in a newsletter sign up function in four languages onto a clients site linked into the signup.to api. On the test server it was working perfect. Opt-in email was arriving and script was executing as it should. I was...

[SOLVED] php + mssql + unicode encoding issues

I have a client who has a mobile web application in 52 languages and recently we moved them to a shiny new cpanel web server and suddenly the encoding broke, resulting in any non english characters displaying as ?? and diamonds with question marks in them....

[solved] .htaccess not working in wordpress sub directory

[solved] .htaccess not working in wordpress sub directory

Today, one of my clients mentioned that his rest api was not working and was returning 404 errors and the iphone app was broken due to the 404 errors. As he is running wordpress the immediate thought was that wordpress was overriding something and showing 404 errors...