How to use $ in Articles using WP QuickLaTeX

I use WP QuickLaTeX by Pavel Holoborodko in some of my articles to include mathematical formulas. Now it can be an issue that the „$“-sign, that marks the beginning of a formula, is used as dollar sign. This can be achieved by using [latexpage] in the beginning of the page. Sometimes it is desirable, to […]

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WordPress-Plugin destabilizes WordPress Installation – How to Fix

I had a plugin installed in WordPress. And had it activated. Then I got an error message like „Fatal error: Undefined class constant ‚plugin_version‘ in /www/htdocs/w00fb338/wp-content/plugins/share-on-diaspora/admin.php on line 17“, whenever I went to any admin or authoring functionality of my blog. Just reading it seemed to work fine. So there was no way to go […]

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Update of captcha-Plugin does not work

My wordpress installation suggested the update of a plugin for captcha, but it actually failed with an error message mentioning permissions and the files „captcha/cache/index.php“ and „captcha/cache/.htaccess“. What did help: In the directory of the wordpress-installation go to wp-content/plugins/si-captcha-for-wordpress/captcha/cache Then delete the files index.php and .htaccess Make a backup of them outside of the wordpress […]

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Code examples in WordPress

When writing word press articles and including example code with <code>, the leading spaces are discarded when the article is displayed and without indention code looks weird and unreadable. A way to bypass this is to transform tabs to spaces, and then replace all spaces by no-break-spaces (unicode 0x00A0). Then the indention remains intact. Direct […]

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Update of WordPress

Deutsch The update of WordPress and its Plugins did not really work. A small change helped a lot: In .htaccess put the following line to the beginning of the file: AddHandler php56-cgi .php … Then all updates seemed to work fine. Maybe this helps others observing the same problem.

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Comment Functionality

The comment function does not seem to work after some software upgrades. It is necessary to check write permissions on the directory /wp-content/plugins/si-captcha-for-wordpress/captcha/cache, then it will work again. So you can write comments again, I will only reject spam.

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