H5P Plugin in WordPress Giving You Crazy Code on Download Attempt?

Crazy looking code that's generated when trying to download the h5p file.

We ran into this yesterday and it led to all kinds of other nonsense that wasn’t the issue. What was happening was that when you tried to Reuse>Download an existing H5P file it wouldn’t download it but would print the nonsense that is in the image above. We ended up going down all kinds of […]

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Recent Work – End of June Edition

Early Engineers website screenshot.

Greetings dear reader. I write to you again out of the desperate hope that writing this cements things I’ve learned better in my own head and maybe gives a person out there something that saves them some time or suffering or maybe just provides a kernel of an idea that they can improve on. That’s […]

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Recent Work – Start of June Edition

View of the faculty page using the shortcode.

My date titles continue to get blurrier. The range of stuff covered gets wider. VCU is moving any course with over 50 students to the online format. We’re supporting that move in a variety of ways. Our little R&D group is trying to answer the non-standard problems, questions, media desires. To some degree we are […]

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Clean the WordPress Dashboard & Add Your Own Content

This little plugin is meant for WordPress multisite. When network activated, it closes all the default dashboard widgets and adds your own. It populates your widget with the title and excerpt of any posts on your root blog that are in the category ‘support.’ It’s meant to make it easy for you to add tutorial […]

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Monthly Reporting, A Gravity Forms to Google Forms Love Story

Well not really but I’ll explain it anyway. Gravity to Google There are a number of plugins that tie Gravity Forms to Google Sheets but most (all?) of them rely on the ability to create an application to get authentication tokens. Many institutional accounts turn off that capability. VCU has turned that off. As a […]

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