August 2015

Wordpress RSS Broken After 4.3 Update

  • Posted on: 21 August 2015
  • By: davis

Final Verdict: W3TC Plugin was rendering cached RSS feeds as text/html, which broke most RSS readers. Disable W3TC until it's patched.

Well, this is annoying, I have scripts that use Simplepie to pull RSS information from our network of Wordpress sites. Unfortunately, this script no longer works since updating to Wordpress 4.3

According to a post in the help forums, W3TC may be the issue. Going to try disabling that now.

IL2 1946 Full Mission Builder Tips

  • Posted on: 12 August 2015
  • By: davis

Making Gliders Work | Rotating Objects

1. Set the glider behind the tow craft. Just the one waypoint. Use the "set" function to attach the glider to the towplane. Use GAttack waypoint for the towplane to release the glider. Make sure there is somewhere flat for the glider to land 2-5K (IIRC) from the GATtack point. Some time ago one of the patches apparently made the gliders more difficult to use.

Wordpress - Fixing the White Screen of Death

  • Posted on: 11 August 2015
  • By: davis

There are lots of basic guides to getting around Wordpress's infamous WSOD (White Screen of Death). When you navigate to your Wordpress site and it simply shows a white screen, get ready to debug!

Here is a way to make this less painful. I appreciate this snippet I found on Github: