Review: The Ocean At The End of The Lane

I recently had the opportunity to get an ARC copy of Neil Gaiman’s “The Ocean at The End of The Lane” which has just released in mass-market paperback. I’ve read a huge amount of praise for Gaiman, he is frequently touted as one of the top fantasy authors in the world. I read a lot […]

Updated WP-CLI backup script

Here’s a new version of the wp-cli backup script mentioned previously. This adds a check that it’s running as a user, and backs up the upload directory too. You need to have wp-cli installed and run this in your WordPress root, as a regular (non-root) user. If you use this I’d love to hear from […]

Quick backup script with WP-CLI

Quick backup script for WP-CLI users. This just grabs the DB, active theme, a list of plugins and the wp-config file. This isn’t meant to replace a daily backup of all DBs and changed files, but it is the kind of thing that I find handy to run just before I attempt something stupid on […]

iPhone DCIM empty in Windows

Here’s what I recently thought was a technical problem: I was using my iPhone to record video and transferring it to my PC using the USB connector, when suddenly the DCIM folder was empty. I checked the phone and all the photos and videos were there, but in Windows Explorer they were missing. However, the […]