CR Post to Ping.fm not working – resolved.

Last couple of months I was having a tough time getting the plugins in my wordpress to work with the ping.fm service.  This is the only service that I rely on to post my blogs. So, basically I was left with no mechanism to publish my new posts 🙁

Now thanks to this post I am able to use the plugin again and thus update my status at multiple places again.

http://iwanmadan.com/fixing-cr-post-to-ping-fm-plugin/

HTH

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using wordpress CLI to post to wordpress

There is a very nice post here: How to post content to a WordPress blog from the command line

I tried this in Fedora 14 and here is the way to get this working in Fedora

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su -

cpan

install WordPress::CLI WordPress::Post

Now, once the above completes make sure that the path /usr/local/bin is in you path.

Then you can simply follow the steps in the above blog post and you are good to go. Happy blogging.

 

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analyze debug queries output for wordpress

Some time back, my website became too slow and I started getting timeout response for quite a lot of my pages. When I analyzed things, I found the issue was with the DB queries taking a lot of time. So, I thought of getting my hands dirty and started with installing the plugin “Debug Queries”. Just in case, you don’t know about the plugin, it lists all the queries to DB along with the time taken for the query when a Admin user visits any page.

The output of the plugin is below the whole page and looks something like this:

45. Time: 0.0030910968780518
Query: SELECT * FROM <>  WHERE <>
Call from: require

Note: The list contains the actual complete query and also all the calls to the query. But as I had more than 40 odd queries, looking at .00 something time was tiresome to find the highest time. So, I copied this text into a text file called “test” and wrote this one line to get me the highest time.

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sed -n '/.*Time:/ s/.*://p' test |sort -n

Once you have the time, simply search or grep for this values and you know the highest time taking query.

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