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How to find the reason for a risky test in PHPUnit ?

How to find the reason for a risky test in PHPUnit ?

Recently I started phpUnit testing, and I found some of the test are flagging as risky. Most of the time I able figure bout reason but some time it very time consuming and also there isn’t any messages from PHPUnit.

WordPress 4.3 Changes in Template Hierarchy

WordPress 4.3 Changes in Template Hierarchy

New template file added In WordPress 4.3 relaease

User Avatar in buddyPress notification loop

User Avatar in buddyPress notification loop

To display user avatar in buddypress notification-loop (You can find it in members / single / notifications / notifications-loop.php )

Below snippet will return user id of that activity ( BuddyPress stored it as  secondary_item )

$bp      = buddypress();
$user_id = $bp->notifications->query_loop->notification->secondary_item_id;

To echo avatar from user id :

echo bp_activity_avatar( array( 'user_id' => $user_id ) );
Automatic update of Child Theme to Parent Theme

Automatic update of Child Theme to Parent Theme

After automatic update of child theme to parent theme, During update we just update code of theme, but what about WordPress, WordPress still assuming current theme as child theme. When you activate child theme, there are mainly two site options template and stylesheet who store […]

Enable Category/Tag support for WordPress Media files

Enable Category/Tag support for WordPress Media files

To enable category/tag support on WordPress Media, You have to register taxonomy for Media(attachment) by adding following code in theme function.php or in plugin file register_taxonomy( ‘media-category’, ‘attachment’, $args ); Note : This will work with WordPress 3.5 or higher.

Check if session is started or not in php

Check if session is started or not in php

To avoid Cannot send session cookie - headers already sent warning which is caused by calling the session_start()function without checking if the session is already started or not.

You can find following warning in error log file :

Warning: session_start() [function.session-start]: Cannot send session cookie - headers already sent by (output started at /xxx/xxx/abc.php:8) in /xxx/xxx/test.php on line 11

Recommended way for versions of PHP >= 5.4.0

 Instant Images if ( session_status() == PHP_SESSION_NONE ) {
    session_start();
}

Source: http://www.php.net/manual/en/function.session-status.php

For versions of PHP < 5.4.0

if ( session_id() == '' ) {
    session_start();
}
Get php class file path from class name – ReflectionClass

Get php class file path from class name – ReflectionClass

During development of common library for WordPress plugins and themes ( WordPress development helper library ), I just want to find from which plugin it is called ( I just want to debug the code, but I used in many plugins and i am not […]

Generic autoloader for classes named in WordPress coding style

Generic autoloader for classes named in WordPress coding style

if ( ! class_exists( ‘RT_WP_Autoload’ ) ){ /** * Generic autoloader for classes named in WordPress coding style. */ class RT_WP_Autoload { /** * @var string Current directory absolute path */ public $dir; /** * @param string $dir optional, default value is current */ function […]

Debug WordPress, BuddyPress, WooCommerce javascript

Debug WordPress, BuddyPress, WooCommerce javascript

By default in production mode WordPress, BuddyPress and WooCommerce use minified version of css and javascript.

If you are developer and want to debug any core(WordPress) and plugins(BuddyPress and WooCommerce) script or css file then just add following line in your wp-config.php file.

define('SCRIPT_DEBUG', true);