Category: Notions 💡

  • Post posthope.org: using WordPress to build a semi-private recovery update hub

    Post posthope.org: using WordPress to build a semi-private recovery update hub

    PostHope.org, a CaringBridge-esque community hub for those going through treatments, illnesses, or other major life changes, closed with no warning or explanation this week. Users’ data (messages, donations information, meal calendars, etc) just disappeared. PostHope shared a message on their website saying they tried to recover the data, but just couldn’t do it. With no…

  • Saving Failed (WordPress / Dreamhost fix)

    Saving Failed (WordPress / Dreamhost fix)

    On a Dreamhost site, you might get the error “Saving Failed” in the Site Editor. I got it after trying to save some typography styles. @saulornelas on the wordpress.org forum found a fix, which was to disable the Firewall setting at Dreamhost. That setting is under Websites > Manage Websites > Your Website’s Name >…

  • Here’s a Markdown–to–Things 3 Apple Shortcut task parser

    Here’s a Markdown–to–Things 3 Apple Shortcut task parser

    In Markdown, starting lines with – [ ] or – [x] ) creates task checkboxes. I use this syntax often in other programs, too many programs, too many places, so end up with various unfinished tasks littered throughout my digital landscape. I cooked up an Apple Shortcut that takes those tasks and imports them into…

  • Bartlett’s Apocrypha

    Bartlett’s Apocrypha

    My alarm bells go off whenever I see a viral quotation on the socials. An influencer might share that misattributed Marianne Williamson quote as a Nelson Mandela quote (pictured), or a pundit might share a memed WWII general’s anachronistic thoughts on “the evil of political correctness.” One going around this week that seems to have…