David Coveney’s Posts

We’ve cancelled SWIG. For the moment.

We’ve cancelled SWIG. For the moment.

SWIG needs to have a rest now. It’s gone quiet, and we need to regroup and see how to make it the big success it’s been in the past. We’d love to know your ideas in the comments section…

The Cheshire Cat Bug

The Cheshire Cat Bug

This is an interesting one that’s just come up while we were testing the new version of Search Replace DB. I’m calling it the Cheshire Cat Bug because when I found it I was using a smiling cat. Basically on my various MySQL installs if I use a three byte Unicode value for an icon like 😸 it and the… continue reading

Season’s wishes to you all!

Season’s wishes to you all!

As we get towards the end of the year, it’s time to reflect a little on what went by, but more importantly, to look at what’s coming. 2013 is going to be an interesting year for the company. This year we cemented our position as one of the leading European WordPress firms, but we know there are areas we’ve been… continue reading

Winners of the interconnect/it code challenge

We’re proud to announce the winners of our WordCamp London 2013 code challenge!

HalloSWIG – 31st October

HalloSWIG – 31st October

October’s SWIG, is on the 31st and will be held at the interconnect/it offices followed by drinks, chat and possible problem solving at the Clove Hitch.

WordPress hits 10!

WordPress hits 10!

Yesterday marked the tenth anniversary of WordPress’s first release on May 27th, 2003 – this release was a happy creation that led to a lot of new blogs, businesses and services. Various celebrations were held around the world, with the nearest and largest being in Manchester last night. interconnect/it did, of course, support and take part in the event. If… continue reading

Creative Process, Liverpool

Creative Process, Liverpool

We sponsor and support Creative Process, a small, but friendly and fun evening occasional mini-conference that’s held at Elevator Bar in Liverpool. The great and the good of the Liverpool web and creative industry were out in force at last night’s event.

Run FreeAgent’s mobile site on your desktop

Run FreeAgent’s mobile site on your desktop

The FreeAgent mobile site has a handy timer, which makes for easier time tracking. Try this trick to run it as a Chrome web app on your desktop computer.

SWIG – 31st January

SWIG – 31st January

January’s SWIG hosted at the interconnect/it offices is just a week away. Meeting Location Every last Thursday of the month, we meet at the interconnect/it offices. This SWIG event takes place in Liverpool Science Park Innovation Centre 2 in the 1st floor meeting room. Just follow the signs.

Automatically Create 301 Redirects for Migrations

In certain cases, when you migrate WordPress content from one site to another, you have to create 301 redirects. I had a site recently where they wanted to split the blog off from the root domain and put it into a sub-folder of a multisites instance.  So we’d move the blog content (all the posts) from http://example.com to http://example.com/blogs/ After… continue reading

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