How to install dependencies with Composer (while ignoring your cached local versions). Typically, we shouldn’t have to do this but if we’re trying to recreate problems someone else is having it can be helpful.
When I do a git rebase and I get a conflict, I can use git log to see all the commits rebased thus far. However, I often get confused about what the current (incomplete) commit is that caused the conflict. It would be super helpful if I could see the commit message of the current commit. This command allows you to view the current (incomplete) commit during a rebase.
When making a HubSpot API call to update a date picker field, I’m getting a response with “response code 400”, “error INVALID_DATE”, and the message includes “not midnight!”. This is why I’m getting this error and how I fixed this call.
By default all of the WordPress database tables will start with the prefix “wp_” (e.g. wp_users, wp_posts, etc.). Because this is the default value, you’ll often hear the tables referred to (and written about) using the “wp_” prefix. Let’s look at how and why this prefix is modified.
While working on another post, I had some very large tables and I wanted to use Bootstrap Responsive Tables by adding the .table-responsive class but only in the situation where the table is too wide. This is the code I used.
How to use grep to search for a word in a file while excluding certain directories is easy with the “–exclude-directory” option, but even when this option is not available we can still get the same results with some command line magic.
In one of the slack channels I follow, the question came up on how to set WordPress posts older than a certain date to “draft” status using with WP CLI. I was surprised by how difficult I found this task and wanted to document my solution.
You can skip the required PHP version with “–ignore-platform-reqs”. This can be helpful if you’re running composer outside of your virtual machine (and your virtual machine has the correct PHP version but your host machine does not).
The editorconfig project allows you to standardize general coding standards on a project.
I was working on a project where I needed to follow the PHP PSR-2 standard. This is the .editorconfig file I used.
When working with Git on the command line, I spend a lot of time switching back and forth between two branches. Even with Git tab completion, it is a lot of typing. However Git has a shortcut for the previous branch, a single dash (-).