I had to help a client with a WooCommerce problem with product catalog theme overrides.
I have some things to add to their page on Template Structure + overriding templates via a theme:
- The resulting rendered theme files loaded by default are not the same as what would be loaded if you copy over the included files from their
- If a page like
content-single-product.php gets overridden by a local version, then
single-product.php needs to be copied over as well. This ate up a lot of time trying to diagnose, and I had to trace through the WooCommerce source code to even get a hint that I had to do this.
- There is no equivalent of WordPress’ Template Hierarchy page made for WooCommerce templates.
Skepchick notes the focus on food on the Left vs. sexuality on the Right. I see the hatred of “unnatural” foods vs. hatred of sex for pleasure as manifestations of the mind/body dichotomy in today’s political divide.
Sometimes you merely have to look at what ideas each side in a battle supports. I’m not going to tell you what to decide, only what’s at stake. It is explicitly a battle of those on the side of life vs. those on the side of death.
As someone who loves life, this credo of the Islamist totalitarians scares me to the core: http://www.mrc.org/articles/times-omits-hasans-chilling-we-love-death-more-you-love-life
I gave a presentation today for the local WordPress Meetup group on PHP Quality Assurance tools, named “Automagical Code Checking“. My Presentations page has been updated too.
Of all the places I’ve lived in, California has the most insolent drivers I’ve seen.
Prager University has put together a video that points out the root cause of why Israel is hated by many of its neighbors. The moral point here is to illustrate Ayn Rand’s observation of destructive envy and hatred, hatred of the good for being the good.
It’s also a good distillation of the history of the State of Israel before it was founded. The common belief is that Israel was hastily founded as a refuge for Holocaust survivors, which is not the case. The nation was built up by 19th-Century “Zionists”, who performed title searches and peaceably bought the land when the area was under the control of the British Empire. The settlers then cultivated the land, and made it possible for all peoples to flourish and prosper, long before the 1948 founding of Israel.
Massdrop has the Tex Yoda kit on offer. I’d need to solder it together to be able to use it. Feature-wise, this is a dream of a keyboard: 60% layout, my choice of Cherry MX switch, and a trackpoint.