<tl;dr> Using Opengraph tags to specify which images and descriptions Facebook should use when a link is being shared often breaks for secure sites using https. They key? Using og:image:secure_url to specify the link. Here’s a quick fix using Yoast’s… [read more]
This is second in a series of posts about migrating from Drupal 6 to Wordpress. The first post tackled installing Wordpress and some basic security options. This time it’s a gnarly bunch of SQL for converting content out of Drupal 6 into Wordpress version 3.7. It should also work with the latest version (at time of writing Wordpress 3.8 Parker).
After six years, I finally bit the bullet and decided to make the jump from Drupal to Wordpress. The reasons are numerous and I’m planning another blog post to chisel through that particular rock and hard place.
Comment spam is a thing of the past. Or so I thought. Then, one Friday night an alert popped up saying one of our web servers was down. Whilst hunting the problem, I discovered that it might still be a major problem for websites and had a go at some code to tackle it. Why bother? Over the last week 1,774 IP addresses posted 16,149 comments. Or at least they tried.