Category Archives: Programming

WordPress Performance

There was a time when we rarely saw problems with WordPress installations causing performance issues.  That was years ago though, and now things sure have changed. Any issues were mostly a mix of forums with weird modifications, extremely high traffic … Continue reading

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Developers Out Of Reach

Last week my Brother asked me if he could use my credit card to buy a new phone online since his no longer worked.  I don’t like using my credit card anywhere but on my computer so he came over … Continue reading

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Suspension Pages – The Unforeseen Bane Of Web Hosting

A few months ago we created a custom suspension page for shared accounts that are suspended. Now normally this is pretty straightforward task and you wouldn’t put much thought into it – we didn’t either. So we went ahead and … Continue reading

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AJAX Zend Framework Tips

I’ve been doing some work with Zend Framework in the javascript front and I figured I may as well post a bunch of the things I’ve noticed as of recently that might be useful for others. Adding javascript files on … Continue reading

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Zend Framework 1.6 Released

Zend Framework 1.6 was just released and we already have it on all our servers.  I can honestly say I did not have time to play around with the release candidate versions so my knowledge of it is not great.  … Continue reading

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Always Have an Order By

Yesterday there was a report of a strange bug by a user on a system I’m currently working with.  I was told a specific row was not showing up in the data set.  The system was using PostgreSQL for the … Continue reading

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Database Table Field Naming Conventions

It’s another day so it’s time for another rant about something that continues to bug me. The naming conventions of fields in tables of a database!  There seems to be absolutely no consistency between applications and in some cases even … Continue reading

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