Topic: Debugging

Fixing iOS 13 Touch Gesture Quirks

Recently I faced the issue of trying to troubleshoot Kendo UI charts that stopped being able to freely pinch zoom with iPhones that were upgraded to iOS. It seems that the implementation of the Pointer Events API in Safari 13 is to blame. Testing the issue, I could not reproduce it on Android, neither on Chrome nor Firefox. Immediately after the release of iOS […]

Debugging WP Cron – Delayed Task Execution

Today I tried to debug a WordPress cron task that a plugin was scheduling, was due to trigger, but would not run. I wasn’t sure whether my action callback was registered correctly, or encountering an error during execution, or whether the internal cron process was not working correctly. Every WordPress request can potentially trigger a cron job, if one is due to run. When […]

WordPress Error Saving Custom Field – Fix for Post Meta

Have you encountered the error Please provide a custom field value after attempting to save a custom field in WordPress that has a non-blank value? WordPress gives this error even when you specify a value for your custom field/post meta, which is misleading. When does this happen, and why? The short answer for the exact cause examined here is due to protected meta keys. […]