Create a CSV File of WordPress User Information with PHP

One of my clients wanted a list of their clients and the client's information to download on demand. I added the following php code to their themes functions.php file. This will pull the information from the WordPress user record and user meta table and create the CSV file. When finished, a link is provided to the csv file that was created so that the file can be … [Read more...]

Importing Large Databases Through phpMyAdmin

While moving WordPress sites from one domain to another for my clients, I often run into file size limitations on phpMyAdmin. Depending on the hosting account I'm moving to, I can sometimes change that limitation with the php.ini file or import from the command line. But, sometimes, I don't have access to those methods and importing the file becomes nearly impossible. Last … [Read more...]

Allow Users to Login with Email Address OR Username in WordPress

One of my clients complained that her users were contacting her quite often because they had forgotten their username. Of course, the username is listed in the email if you click on 'forgot password', but many novice users don't know that or don't think to click there to find their username. I figured that should be an easy fix. I found a couple of plugins quickly and … [Read more...]

Coda and Symfony Together

I love Coda as a text editor. I've been using it for years. I was hoping that they had an extension to work with Symfony. I haven't found one. Please let me know if you know of one. I did, however, find a few things to add on. I found a Coda plugin that will allow you to use some of the Symfony commands from the editor. I also found a Twig syntax mode for … [Read more...]

Using Symfony on a Shared Host

Most of my clients are on shared hosting. I advise the start-ups I work with to start on a good, respectable (just about anything besides GoDaddy or HostGator) shared hosting and save the expense. I've heard some people say they can't use Symfony on their shared hosting because Symfony requires command line access to use the tools. You may not be able to use these tools on … [Read more...]