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  • Member Since: September 29th, 2009
  • Location: West Nyack, NY
  • Website: facebook.com/BlogsEye
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Bio

Retired programmer. I still do a little PHP coding to keep sharp.

WordPress Origin Story

I started a Blogger website back in the 90s and converted it to WP to make it easy to update. All the links were screwy so I created a plugin called Permalink Finder to fix links on the fly. It is still popular 20 years later.

  • Posted a reply to Elementor Image Carousel + URL Link, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    All I can figure is that the plugin doesn't use links at all. It uses…

  • Posted a reply to Featured image, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    The plugin will only work on images that are hosted using an IMG tag in…

  • Posted a reply to Doesn’t work in Firefox, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Firefox prevents JavaScript from accessing the context menu. The change was added to Firefox years…

  • Posted a reply to Strange redirects of relative to absolute URLs, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    First, to be clear, Link Fixer has no control over image links. It works on…

  • Posted a reply to Prevent Download from Mobile, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi, The No Right Click Plugin is not consistent in its ability to stop the…

  • Posted a reply to Dealing with images that return 404, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    George, The plugin works when WordPress detects the 404 and then it looks through your…

  • Posted a reply to Plugin Work With Elementor Pro Gallery, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Browsers have begun to change their procedures that it is no longer possible to change…

  • Posted a reply to Causing 404’s on category and tag pages, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I'll look to see how it is handling the cats and tags, maybe it is…

  • Posted a reply to Please add option, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    The link fixer can only redirect pages that are listed as pages or posts. It…

  • Posted a reply to Error to many redirects, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    The link fixer only works if you have "PERMALINKS" turned on. It will try to…

  • Posted a reply to No longer works, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Firefox has changed so that programs cannot change the "Context Menu" so the plugin will…

  • Posted a reply to Would it be possible to track specific bots in future, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    This sounds like a very good idea. I have to update the plugin soon and…

  • Posted a reply to Does not redirect images that returns 404, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    The problem with images is how does the plugin find the correct image? A 404…

  • Posted a reply to As expected, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks, Keith

  • Posted a reply to Awesome! where can i donate?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I am retired. I will be updating the code once or twice a year, but…

  • Posted a reply to Grey box on Mac when hovering blog post titles, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I tried in Firefox and Chrome and do not see anything weird. Keith

  • Committed [2295407] to Plugins SVN:
    Changed tested up to to 5.4.1

  • Committed [2295402] to Plugins SVN:
    Changed tested up to to 5.4.1

  • Committed [2295399] to Plugins SVN:
    Changes version number tested to 5.4.1

  • Committed [2291613] to Plugins SVN:
    Mistake in PayPal donations

  • Committed [2291610] to Plugins SVN:
    Check under Version WP 5.4

  • Committed [2290285] to Plugins SVN:
    Did not update the version number in the index

  • Committed [2290254] to Plugins SVN:
    Chsnged name of Permalink-Finder and checked to see it it was still ...

  • Committed [2289585] to Plugins SVN:
    Update WP 5.4 version

  • Posted a reply to False Positives on Login; Compatibility w/ S2Member Login, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks for reporting back. I am relieved that things worked out. Will

  • Posted a reply to Astounding Spam Prevention & registration with “Uncanny LearnDash Toolkit”, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    It looks like there is a bunch of JavaScript on the page that is intercepting…

  • Posted a reply to permalink-finder with hyper-cache or similar, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I have not tested it with a cache. The plugin only works when it detects…

  • Posted a reply to php 7.2 compatibility issues, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hey, it was already fixed. There used to be a method called mysql_escape. I wrote…

  • Posted a reply to php 7.2 compatibility issues, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    It's time. I will get to it right away. Keith

  • Posted a reply to Plugin is not working on my website, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    It appears that some of images are "background" images and the plugin does not block…

  • Committed [2059137] to Plugins SVN:
    Updated contact information and home page. No code changes.

  • Committed [2059135] to Plugins SVN:
    Modified contact information and home page. Minor changes to help with ...

  • Committed [2059131] to Plugins SVN:
    Updated contact information and home page. No code changes.

  • Committed [2059129] to Plugins SVN:
    Updated contact information and home page. No code changes.

  • Committed [2059127] to Plugins SVN:
    Updated home page and contact information - no code changes

  • Committed [2059126] to Plugins SVN:
    Updated home page information - no changes to code

  • Committed [2059104] to Plugins SVN:
    Minor bug when missing yyyy/mm archive was not located correctly or ...

  • Posted a reply to delete text “alert content is protected”, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    My plugin doesn't show anything. All it does is disable the context menu on images.…

  • Committed [2027478] to Plugins SVN:
    Fixed mysqli error

  • Posted a reply to Divi Background images, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    The plugin only works on HTML img tags. It won't work on css style background…

  • Posted a reply to Getting Error When Accessing Plugin, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Jetpack is the source of the problem. Jetpack uses a huge amount or memory. I…

  • Posted a reply to Getting Error When Accessing Plugin, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I tried to use your site to see if permalink finder is working, but it…

  • Posted a reply to not opening paginated links, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Please give me the URL of your bolog so that I might look at the…

  • Posted a reply to French translation, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I will look into making a .po file. thanks, Keith

  • Committed [1990973] to Plugins SVN:
    Typo in required version

  • Committed [1990970] to Plugins SVN:
    Works in WP 5.0

  • Committed [1990968] to Plugins SVN:
    Works in WP 5.0

  • Committed [1990958] to Plugins SVN:
    Works in WP 5.0

  • Committed [1983986] to Plugins SVN:
    Changed the tested version number trying to get rid of the warning ...

  • Committed [1983967] to Plugins SVN:
    Version 1.1