WordPress + Xampp on Mac Update Permissions Problem | A different story…

WordPress + Xampp on Mac Update Permissions Problem | A different story….

To perform the requested action, WordPress needs to access your web server.

[OT] Enable ‘user’ dir in Mac OS X (/Users/*/[user]/* → http://localhost/~[user]/*) notes:



The solution: Edit your httpd.conf to run as your username for the user and staff for the group.

Open httpd.conf in TextEdit:

sudo open -e /Applications/XAMPP/xamppfiles/etc/httpd.conf


User nobody
Group nogroup


User your_mac_username
Group staff

How to organize your wordpress blogroll links?

How to organize your wordpress blogroll links?.

You can have the link in the following orders:

– ‘id’
– ‘url’
– ‘name’
– ‘target’
– ‘description’
– ‘owner’ – User who added bookmark through bookmarks Manager.
– ‘rating’
– ‘updated’
– ‘rel’ – bookmark relationship (XFN).
– ‘notes’
– ‘rss’
– ‘length’ – The length of the bookmark name, shortest to longest.
– ‘rand’ – Display bookmarks in random order.

So then you would have to do this:

<?php wp_list_bookmarks(‘title_li=&category=2&orderby=id’); ?>

TinyMCE – The WYSIWYG Editor for WordPress

TinyMCE EditorTinyMCE is a powerful WYSIWYG editor control for web browsers such as MSIE or Mozilla that enables the user to edit HTML contents in a more user friendly way. The editor control is very flexible and it’s built for integration purposes (usage within systems like Intranets, CMS, and LMS, for example).

TinyMCE:Installation – Moxiecode Documentation Wiki

This is the Text Editor available for WordPress posting (Visual Edit mode). Pretty neat. Perhaps we’ll add a few items…

Here’re some more interesting TinyMCE links:

Perhaps, if I can ever find some time, I’ll be able to play around with this stuff.