MySQL Fix: Error #1273 – Unknown collation: ‘utf8mb4_unicode_520_ci’

From time to time when migrating a WordPress website, you may come across collation issues when migrating the database. Specifically, a common error message when importing via PHPMyAdmin is the #1273 – Unknown collation: ‘utf8mb4_unicode_520_ci’ error. When Wordpress updated to version 4.2 they introduced support [...]

2018-11-07T01:05:20+00:00August 6th, 2017|WordPress Snippets|0 Comments

Restrict Dates to Future Only in Gravity Forms Datepicker

Gravity Forms is quite possibly the best forms plugin available for WordPress, but even with the vast array of functionality it offers right out of the box it still has its limitations. One such limitation is the date picker field, offers practically no chance of [...]

2020-09-25T23:45:06+00:00July 12th, 2017|WordPress Snippets|8 Comments

Change Howdy Welcome Message on WordPress Admin Bar

It's often the small things that tend to annoy us, and in the case of one client it was the "Howdy" message on the right of the WordPress admin bar. A small thing perhaps, but how can you change it, programmatically? Fortunately help is at [...]

2018-11-07T01:06:41+00:00July 7th, 2017|WordPress Snippets|2 Comments

Add Mailchimp DKIM and SPF Records in cPanel/WHM

Managing your domain authentication to send mail with Mailchimp or similar mail providers can sound like a daunting task, but it's a relatively simple process. Hopefully this article will hold your hand through the experience and allow you to send mail via external websites, quickly [...]

2018-11-07T01:07:07+00:00April 4th, 2017|Web Services|1 Comment
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