Archive for June 2012

Slow localhost on OSX Lion

It seems with the Lion operating system update the addition of support for IPv6 addresses really slows down any localhost resolutions. As usual, a great answer on StackOverflow supplied the solution, capturing the IPv6 lookup as well as the standard IPv4. Thanks to guns for the solution. Basically you need to add a value of […]

Adding WordPress plugins

Recently I had some issues trying to add WordPress plugins through the dashboard. It seemed at first like a permissions issue but apparently with the latest version of WordPress you need to add a line of code to your wp-config.php file to enable this define(‘FS_METHOD’, ‘direct’); This forces the file system method and enables you […]