WooCommerce: Setting a specific stock number for all products but a selected few?

Client wanted to have inventory management, but the items are all produced on-demand – except for unique specimens, which are either custom-made pieces which have been returned, or have been produced as a side or test run. So, we decided to enable inventory management, and set the stock number for all items in any category […]

New show: Code of Dark Joy

Tomorrow, ie. Thursday, 18th of March, 2021, I gonna start the first test run of my new show called Code of Dark Joy, which is specifically aimed towards live coding. It’s still gonna contain the element of music, as a lot of it focused on the topics of building up your OBS interface and its […]

Side note: Strange cryptic characters in shortcodes

Note: Also available in German 🙂 A colleague of mine today: There is a shortcode with strange-looking, cryptic characters in one of its attributes. Something like this: eyJoYWxsbyI6IndlbHQiLCJzb25nLXRpdGVsIjp7Im1laW4iOiJnZWhpcm4iLCJkZWluIjoiZ2VoaXJuIn0sInVybCI6Imh0dHBzJTNBJTJGJTJGdXNhYmlsaXR5LWlkZWFsaXN0Lm5ldCUyRiUyM2tvbnRha3QiLCJlaW5zX3BsdXMiOnRydWV9 My comment: Looks a bit like rot13 .. His reply a bit later on: Yes, it is base64, and the result is a JSON string. Putting the […]

Ubuntu LTS 14.04: Fix Java 1.8 issues

Quick shot for fixing issues with missing Java 1.8: 1. Add PPAs Get yourself the right PPA – apparently JDK 1.8 is still not available for Ubuntu 14.04 (correct me if I’m wrong though), thus: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:openjdk-r/ppa sudo add-apt-repository ppa:maarten-fonville/ppa sudo apt-get update Source: https://askubuntu.com/a/613324 As I’m happily using Synaptic, the next line would […]