Breaking the Social Media Addiction

By Aaron / January 7, 2017 /

Bad habits drive me crazy, I wish I didn’t have them, but I do. That is why, once a year, I don’t drink coffee for a week. I’m a 3-cups-a-day kind of guy, but I don’t like to be dependant on caffeine. I need to know that I can stop it at any time. I…

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Multi site error when registering users

By Aaron / February 3, 2016 /

I was getting this message on a multi site install that I was working on: Usernames can only contain lowercase letters (a-z) and numbers. I haven’t dug into this yet, it seems like this popped up in WP 4.4. Here is how I have gotten around it: function amr_wpmu_validate_user_signup( $userinfo ) { if ( array_key_exists(…

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How to limit the access of the content based on user’s registration date

By Aaron / August 10, 2015 /

A friend of mine has a paid and subscription based site. He wanted the site to limit access to content based on a user’s registration date. For example, if a user registered in August, he didn’t want him to be able to see the content from July and past content. This is one way to…

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Adding code to allow an iframe in WordPress

By Aaron / July 27, 2015 /

I know there are security risks, a bad implementation, bad user experience, etc, but sometimes the client insists on it. Here is how allow iframes in posts and pages: add_filter( ‘wp_kses_allowed_html’, ‘ar_allowed_tags_filter’, 1, 1 ); function ar_allowed_tags_filter( $allowed_tags ) { if ( ! current_user_can( ‘publish_posts’ ) ) { return $allowedposttags; } $allowed_tags[‘iframe’] = array( ‘align’…

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