Yann "Bug" Dubois

Développeur WordPress freelance à Paris
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WordPress transients

16 September 2009 - 12h09 Par : Yann Dubois Catégorie : English, tech, WordPress

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Since WordPress 2.8, a new kind of caching mechanism has been added to WordPress. it is not very well documented yet (I could not find any relevant page in the Codex. Please leave a comment if you find one).

According to this WordPress core development trac discussion, that feature has been introduced so that “non-persistent” or otherwise “short-lived” data that used to be stored in the “options” database table can be distinguished from “real options data” that is meant to be persistent (ie, live forever in the database until it is updated or erased).

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WordPress 2.8 rocks!

10 June 2009 - 22h29 Par : Yann Dubois Catégorie : English, tech, WordPress

Wordpress logo - greyI’ve just finished migrating our www.Nogent-Citoyen.com local community site to WordPress 2.8 RC1 and well… I have to say up to now everything looks great!

The site ran flawlessly right away, with its 25 plugins including Wp Super Cache, the YD Recent Posts Widget and some other quite vintage legacy plugins that I can’t do without. I had no special migration task to conduct. I even ran the site for a few hours on a staging URL without upgrading the database structure, and did not notice anything breaking.

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Time to get multilingual!

7 June 2009 - 01h37 Par : Yann Dubois Catégorie : English

a Worldwide audience map according to Google analyticsAccording to my Google Analytics and Xiti stats, the majority of the visitors of this yann.com site are now English-speakers (or at least probably not fluent in French.) That’s a consequence of my recent activity as a WordPress plugin open-source developer. So I guess I’ll have to start writing some content in what the French call “the language of Shakespeare” to satisfy that worldwide audience – OK, I don’t guarantee I can really write like Shakespeare did, but then again, who would understand anyways?

I thought that a natural subject for my first English-language post, as a way of inaugurating the new bilingual twist of this blog, would be the subject of running a multi-language WordPress!

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