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WordPress Jetpack Plugin and Broken Page Navigation

Page navigation is currently disabled on this site as it appears to be broken. The culprit appears to be the Jetpack plugin I use that incorporates WordPress.com Stats.

This site uses custom permalinks: /%category%/%postname%/. When navigating pages the URLs are incorrect. Instead of http://domain/page/2 they’re being re-written as http://domain/2 causing 404 Not Found errors.

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Fix Add-on Incompatibility in Firefox 5

Fix Add-on Incompatibility in Firefox 5

Of all the Firefox add-ons I have installed the one I’ve come to rely on is the official Delicious Bookmarks add-on.

This and many other add-ons have been incompatible with Firefox since the release of Firefox 4 back in March.

One of the work-a-rounds was to disable add-on compatibility checking in Firefox.

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Syncing OS X Address Books and iCal Calendars across Multiple Macs using Dropbox

Syncing OS X Address Books and iCal Calendars across Multiple Macs using Dropbox

With Apple’s recent announcement regarding iCloud at this year’s WWDC it is perhaps worth remembering that until that service is released this autumn it’s possible to sync your Address Book and Calendars between your Macs using another free service: Dropbox.

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File and Folder Paths in OS X Terminal

File and Folder Paths in OS X Terminal

The OS X Terminal can be a daunting and unforgiving place for the novice as well as those more familiar with its idiosyncrasies.

Even supposedly simple tasks like navigating the directory structure can prove bewildering to the inexperienced Terminal user.

Described here then are a few ways to enter file and folder paths in Terminal.

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Problems Sending Mail Using iPhone

I’d recently been having problems sending mail from one of the mail accounts on my iPhone. There was no error message. The mail just wasn’t being sent.

Re-booting the iPhone appeared on occasion to fix the problem, but I couldn’t put my finger on exactly what the issue was until I noticed when it was happening.

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Excluding Pages and Posts from WordPress Search Results

Excluding Pages and Posts from WordPress Search Results

Although I rarely use the search option on this site I noticed that my Contact page was being included in the search results.

Not only did this seem pointless, it also looked strange slap-bang in the middle of the results page.

However, excluding this or any other post or page from the search results is fairly simple to achieve.

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