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All fixed now

There was a problem but we are all fixed now. I’m going to duck away again and hope nobody saw that downtime.  If you did, then please rest assured that our hosts have taken care of the issue and there should not be a repeat of the problem. Pictured: All …

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Sites outage – confession of a silly dev

Hands up here, the outage of all sites was my fault. If you are interested, this post will look at what went wrong and how it was fixed. How the outage happened Author Buzz is set up on a secure dedicated server. The domains are registered with a trustworthy registrar …

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Tiny MCE and BBPress bug

I guess I spoke too soon. The update seems to have had a very strange side effect – BBPress’ WYSIWYG editor has stopped working. I noticed a bug report from one of our members this evening. They were reporting that the forums were being squiffy. I was going to reply …

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No bug found (but some UI improvements would help)

Time for a developer ramble about the state of things here at Author Buzz UK, bug tracking, progress, and article length. Solving Bugs We reported that a potential bug had been found with sign-ups. Thanks to some truly amazing beta testers we have found that there probably is no bug …

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Oh no! Not now!

Right in the middle of NaNoWriMo, the server got the hiccups. First, the blogs stopped responding. Then the main site went down. I did what any stressed dev might do and restarted the server. Bad mistake! The MySQL server refused to come back up. Just totally refused. After some time …

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Potential bug found in signup system

We have identified a possible fault with the sign-up process for Author Buzz. It only affects people signing up with email but not with WordPress.com. The fault appears to be that the email for new accounts never arrives. Sometimes. Possibly. Problems like this are a nightmare to debug because they do …

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