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Saving Permalinks Doesn’t Update .htaccess File – WordPress Bug

Contents of the .htaccess file being empty

There is a bug in the current WordPress version (4.9.1) that prevents the .htaccess file from being updated properly when you save the permalinks. Evidently this bug existed in 4.9, but it is still a problem! I noticed this over the last week or two. On multiple WordPress sites, when I’ve gone to update the permalink structure, every page returns … Read More

Dropdown Menu of All Terms in Custom Taxonomy – WordPress

Built-in to WordPress is a nifty function, wp_dropdown_categories, that is supposed to list all your categories in a drop-down menu and, with the right script, link directly to them. It even has an argument for using it with a custom taxonomy. The only thing is, it doesn’t work. It doesn’t produce the appropriate link. It appears to produce a link like /?cat=# … Read More