WP Preserve Backslashes

September 26, 2018

WP Preserve Backslashes

I created a WordPress plugin based on a personal dilemma I ran into with my site being stripped of backslashes. Upon post save, it converts backslashes to HTML entity ] which is what will be stored in the database. The plugin is available on GitHub at https://github.com/rjkreider/wp-preserve-backslashes Here's the function if you want Read more →

August 24, 2018

All my backslashes are gone in WordPress. Yikes.

Discovered that my most recent conversion from SQLite to MySQL seems to have screwed up my backslashes in all my posts that have backslashes. This is bad because my code snippets should not be copy & pasted and run at face value unless you verify the code!  It could seriously break shit. Ugh.  This is going to be a PITA to go and Read more →