Set up your wordpress site on dokku

This is mostly cribbed from Jasmine Tracey’s excellent post at dev.to. There were a couple things that needed to be added and some local tweaks for me, so I put this here for my own reference. The most critical thing is the need for SSL settings in wp-config.php. I have enough sites that I should […]

ZeroTier for work networks

Some of our clients have experienced difficulties with accessing files from shares on their office servers when connecting over ZeroTier. This is somewhat of a hidden problem, as Windows networking ‘cleverness’ can keep it working for a little while before it breaks. This also pertains to any server-client relationships that usually happen over the local […]

CiviCRM Shortcodes for WordPress

The five possible components are: Contribution: [civicrm component=”contribution” id=”x”] shows a contribution page specified by the id attribute. Event: [civicrm component=”event” action=”register” id=”x”] and [civicrm component=”event” action=”info” id=”x”] shows either a registration or information page for the event specified by the id attribute. User dashboard: [civicrm component=”user-dashboard”] shows the current user’s dashboard page Profile: [civicrm […]

Using the Polycom Trio w/ Teams

To initiate a meeting with someone else you press the “Meet Now” button. Because this device DOES NOT have a calling plan you cannot use the “Dial a Number” feature.  Choose the “Add” button. You will then be able to enter a number to phone out. You can also use the contacts button to phone […]

Discord chat & voice

Discord is a voice and text chat application that is lightweight, secure and popular with online gamers. It is a great choice for gathering online while you do something else online like a game or watching something together. It is possible to use Discord in your browser, but it’s better to download the desktop app. […]

CiviCRM WordPress Upgrade checklist

A quick list version of the upgrading doc at CiviCRM.org with a few personal notes. ssh to server ensure everything is backed up right now, not last night. This is normally handled automatically on a daily basis by ManageWP and also by a local msqldump process. Disable CiviCRM logging because of DB upgrade issues. Administer->System […]