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

2017-08-06T01:48:46+00:00 August 6th, 2017|WordPress Snippets|

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’ [...]

Restrict WordPress Registration to Certain Email Domains

2017-05-19T15:48:04+00:00 December 12th, 2016|WordPress Snippets|

Recently for a project it was necessary to restrict WordPress registration to a select few specific domains, for example: domains with an email address from a certain company, i.e. email addresses ending with @warrenchandler.com. Rather than [...]

How to prevent or reduce nausea and motion sickness with PlayStation VR

2017-05-19T15:48:04+00:00 November 12th, 2016|General|

People who know me are aware of the fact that I like a gadget or two (perhaps the understatement of the year). Arguably the hottest gadget around at the moment for consumers/gamers is the PlayStation [...]

WordPress Resize at Upload Plugin mysql_real_escape_string() Error

2017-05-19T15:48:04+00:00 June 26th, 2016|PHP Snippets, WordPress Snippets|

If like me you use the WordPress plugin Resize at Upload, or Resize at Upload Plus, it's quite likely that you'll be getting a mysql error when changing the settings.  Something like: Access denied for [...]