Importing a MySQL Dump with Bad Dates

A problem that I run into fairly regularly when transferring older sites to my local environment is that, when importing the MySQL dump, I get an error like: ERROR 1292 – Incorrect date value: ‘0000-00-00’ It seems that, prior to version 5.7, MySQL used to allow invalid dates like 0000-00-00. However, this behavior changed in…

Adding the Page Order to the Page List in the WordPress Admin

I like to keep my WordPress sites’ admin areas as organized and clean as possible to limit confusion and to make items easy to find. One example of this is trying to keep my WordPress Pages in a logical order. When I look at the Pages list in the WordPress admin I like it to…