Dave James Miller

Developer. Computer Geek. INTJ.


March 2011

Installing PHP 5.2 FastCGI on Debian 6 (Squeeze)

Debian Squeeze comes with PHP 5.3. This is good, because PHP 5.2 is no longer maintained, but causes problems for old applications that can’t support it (e.g. ViArt 3, because it uses Zend Encoder). Rather than permanently downgrade PHP for the whole server,… Read More

Set WordPress site URL in the config file instead of the database

WordPress stores the site URL in the database by default (which I have never understood), and its a pain to have to type out the UPDATE SQL or search in phpMyAdmin to change it. This is a simple way to… Read More

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