Create a bcrypt hash on commandline

Its easy to create a bcrypt hash¬† on commandline with this command: $> htpasswd -nbBC 10 USER PASSWORD Just replace the Placeholder USER and PASSWORD with the corresponding values. The Result should be something like that: USER:$2y$10$gfPbhclOrdjmMLEXSc5CTOWP5aBfjl59hhGvjp/qWXf1FfbQKb5ca The part before “:” is the username. The rest is the bcrypt password hash. The -C parameter specifies […]

wordpress cron: using wp_mail function

Today I had to solve the problem, that my wordpress cron throws an exception like this when sending an email via wp_mail function inside a cron scheduled event function. PHP Fatal error: Uncaught exception ‘phpmailerException’ with message ‘Invalid address: (setFrom) wordpress@’ in /var/www/clients/client2/web8/web/wp-base/wp-includes/class-phpmailer.php:1023 Stack trace: #0 /var/www/clients/client2/web8/web/wp-base/wp-includes/pluggable.php(352): PHPMailer->setFrom(‘wordpress@’, ‘WordPress’, false) #1 /var/www/clients/client2/web8/web/wp-base/wp-content/plugins/sheldon_misc/admin/class-sheldon_misc-admin.php(183): wp_mail(‘info@ask-sheldon.com….’, ‘Statusmailing i…’, […]

Formatted CSV output on Linux shell

If you want to output a CSV file¬†on Linux shell, you could just open it with less, cat or nano (un-formatted CSV output): $> less mydummyfile.csv $> cat mydummyfile.csv $> nano mydummyfile.csv The problem with this approach is, that you will get an unformatted ugly chunk of characters¬†like that: A much better way is it, […]