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File and Folder Paths in macOS Terminal

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On the few occasions I use Terminal in OS X the biggest problem I seem to have is being able to navigate the directory hierarchy and access files or folders. After struggling with getting the correct file/folder path I’m usually greeted with No such file or directory reminding me that Terminal doesn’t like spaces in file/folder paths.

With that in mind here are a few ways to enter file/folder paths in Terminal.

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Problems Sending Mail Using iPhone

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Recently I’d been having problems sending mail from one of the mail accounts on my iPhone. No error message. The mail just wasn’t being sent. Re-booting the iPhone appeared to sometimes 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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inFocus, GoDaddy and Internal Server Errors

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I’ve been a customer of GoDaddy for over four years. I know (now) their reputation isn’t the best, but I signed-up with them when I knew no better and to be honest I’ve never really had a problem with their service.

However, last week I started getting 500 Internal Server Error messages whenever I tried to access this blog or login to the WordPress Dashboard. This was a little surprising as I hadn’t made any recent changes.

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Displaying Statistics from WordPress.com Stats

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I recently had a problem with the WordPress.com Stats plugin I use. On reading the documentation for an answer I saw that, on an unrelated note, it’s possible to retrieve statistics, such as post view counts, using the WordPress.com Stats API.

I never did find an answer to my problem and it since appears to have rectified itself, but I thought I’d have a go at getting view counts for my posts using the API and including them on my blog.

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inFocus WP Theme: Display Blog Post Images on Single Blog Post Pages

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In a recent blog comment I was asked if I happened to know why the inFocus theme doesn’t display blog post images on single blog post pages.

I too had noticed this when adding images to my blog posts and assuming this was, for whatever reason, how the developer intended it to be thought no more of it.

However, looking at the code it seemed simple enough to add this ability. You can see the quick-and-dirty fix here or read on for what is perhaps a cleaner solution.

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Expandable Sidebar Lists in WordPress

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A few people have been asking about the expandable lists I have in the sidebar, so I thought I’d share how I did this. The effect is actually quite easy to achieve and uses some simple JavaScript to change the CSS display property of the element containing the list. However, there are a few things to note.

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