In PHP, arrays are often used to pass parameters to functions so we don’t have to worry about the order or number of params. But there’s a simpler way to pass a series of key=>value pairs without typing out the structure of an array each time: use a query string.
I’m working on a WordPress project which uses David Benini’s “Events Manager” plugin. The events manager plugin does not use WordPress’ posts for Events. Instead it creates an page with the title “Events”, whose URL would be http://yourdomain.com/events. The content rendered on this page varies. The plugin uses the query string to fetch a single event [...]
If you’re developing an Admin interface for your WordPress Theme or Plugin, and you get this error: You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page It has always been my experience that this error is thrown because the paths in your theme or plugin’s URLs are off. Maybe you are hacking someone’s plugin [...]
A nice technique I discovered last week, mostly because I am lazy. Typically when handling form data with PHP, you need to create variables one by one, plucking values out of the PHP superglobal associative array, $_POST. For each form field whose value you want to validate and store, we usually declare variables and assign [...]
from terminal, you can type [ ~ ]$ php -a Interactive mode enabled Then you’re free to try things out just like you would with Ruby in IRB or python in ipython. Only thing is you still have type the php tags… But I am finding it useful for trying things out.