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Bugfix: Google Analyticator Fatal error: Uncaught exception ‘Google_AuthException’ with message ‘Error refreshing the OAuth2 token

I typically use the Google Analyticator plugin to setup Google Analytics for client projects and haven't had that many issues using it over the years and I probably have it on 100+ websites. Well, lately I've noticed a few client dashboards w/ the following error message: Fatal error: Uncaught exception 'Google_AuthException' with message 'Error … [Read more...]

Pleth Crew on the Road…

We have a few members of the Pleth crew hitting the road this month, possibly coming to a town near you soon! One upcoming event will be held at let us know! Getting Started with Social Media for Businesses Facebook How to Set Up a Facebook Page for Your Business Tips for Integrating Facebook into Your Website Do's and Don't's of Facebook … [Read more...]

WordPress 3.6 Upgrade w/ jQuery (old version) Issues & Plugin Fix

So apparently Wordpress 3.6 has made some improvements / modifications to it's core and comes w/ the newest version of jQuery which is v1.10.2, needless to say there are some plugins out there that are going to have issues w/ this. I've discovered a few already in the wild from a few client sites that I've updated so I went in search of a fix for … [Read more...]

Workaround for CSS text-shadow blur effect issues w/ Google Chrome Browser?

I probably should have noticed this a long time ago but seeing as how I'm in Mozilla Firefox 90% of the time it's easy to see how this sneaked past me, but on many websites today there is a CSS feature called: text-shadow (blur) that gives the site content a real nice effect. I'm personally a fan, if you are viewing this website w/ Firefox you will … [Read more...]

Wordcamp Presentation: Introduction to ManageWP

Pleth. ManageWP is the world's first and finest WordPress management console, designed for WordPress users by WordPress users, that gives you full power and complete control in managing virtually any number of WordPress sites with powerful management, monitoring, backup, deployment, publishing and security features. In my presentation I will cover … [Read more...]

Product Variations w/ Jigoshop

The Jigoshop plugin is probably one of the best e-commerce plugins for Wordpress I've ever seen, it's extremely adaptable to almost any kind of scenario a client can throw at you, and it's extremely scalable since there are tons of extensions available for it. Probably my biggest frustration with the plugin however is the way that it handles … [Read more...]

Changes: Moving Into New Office!

This has been a pretty crazy week around here... As a lot of you are already aware, up until this past week I've had what a lot of people would consider an awesome run. I've been able to work from home, probably 80% of the time, for the past 7 years now. I've had the awesome privilege of working in my pajamas, spending time w/ my awesome, smoking … [Read more...]

Thanks Trump! Expect Fewer Rants from Me…

This past week I had my eyes opened to something that I haven't given a lot of thought to in a long time, the funny part is who I can attribute my eye-opening experience to, Donald Trump.  It's no great secret that I'm not a huge fan of "The Donald", in fact, he and I disagree on more than we probably agree on, but being that he's been acting like … [Read more...]

Using [shortcodes] in WordPress Widgets

I figured out a cool trick this evening that I thought I would share. Let's say you have a shortcode that you would like to display inside of a wordpress text widget area, just locate your theme directory and edit your functions.php file to include the following: add_filter( 'widget_text', 'shortcode_unautop'); add_filter( … [Read more...]

Creating an RSS Feed from WordPress Tags

One of the things that Wordpress really does well in my opinion is generate feeds out of the box for posts, and even feeds for post categories are fairly easy to pull together, but today I was needing to put together an RSS feed from post tags. For those of you that might be unfamiliar w/ Wordpress taxonomy, you basically have posts that are … [Read more...]