Posts by dtbaker

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dtbaker Volunteer moderator says

Hey I noticed this nice red banner that displays for <= IE7 on the marketplaces:

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Should this notice be changed to display for IE8 users as well, since majority of new items here would not be compatible?

(also, new author dashboard announcement box?)

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dtbaker Volunteer moderator says

Of interest how will you know what version of the API a plugin uses? Do you have a method for searching the code of all uploaded items to determine this?

Looks like they’re going off the item description/tags. Anything that doesn’t have facebook 2.0 api in it will be notified/soft disabled. Or they could have some super cool ninja way of examining item code/content in bulk.

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dtbaker Volunteer moderator says

Hey there,

Anybody else using AWS CloudFront on their website?

I just enabled it for a WordPress blog and a custom PHP script all hosted on a single domain. I had to use Route 53 as I wanted to point my apex domain record (ie: mysite.com without the www.) to CloudFront.

So far it seems to work ok. It has instantly cached all static content for me and I can see in the server logs that no static content requests are getting through.

All dynamic content seems to be working ok so far, even all ajax requests and other POST data in the custom PHP script.

Now I can concentrate on optimising some of the slower portions of this WordPress install.

Tomorrow I’ll try to figure out if it’s possible to make CloudFront cache everything if the user isn’t logged into WordPress (or has anything in a shopping cart). Hopefully there’s some feature in CloudFront that can check cookies to decide which requests to send through to my server.

Anybody else had experience with this (and WordPress)? Any problems I should look out for?

Cheers,
dtbaker

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dtbaker Volunteer moderator says

The reviewer will still need a way to test the item. They cannot purchase your item to get a code to test it.

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dtbaker Volunteer moderator says

You’ll need to provide a way for the reviewer to test the item (fake code?) . The reviewer will have the final say.

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dtbaker Volunteer moderator says

Yay – Another Aussie Envato Baby!! Congratulations!!!

And yes, you should definitely come back to the marketplaces :)

Our #2 is two months old:

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It’s certainly interesting trying to make new items / updates / provide support when two kids at home :)

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dtbaker Volunteer moderator says

Woo can’t wait!

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dtbaker Volunteer moderator says

There is a meta tag you can add to your website that directs iPhone users to your app. Details in the docs. Can’t lookup in my phone atm

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dtbaker Volunteer moderator says

Check the mysql collate, it should be utf8_general_ci (not latin1_swedish_ci)

Then in your PHP code, after you do mysql_connect try doing:

/// your mysql connect here

mysql_query("SET CHARACTER SET 'utf8'");
mysql_query("SET NAMES 'utf8'");
mb_internal_encoding( 'UTF-8' );

// your SQL insert here
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dtbaker Volunteer moderator says

Either is fine if they’re good enough.

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