maybe someone noticed it – my site was offline yesterday after an update of WordPress to version 4.3.
I found an easy way to trace back the issue and fix it (this is why you can read this text now) and I want to share it here.
The problem I had was the so called “white screen of death”. People who would visit this site would see nothing. Just a white empty page.
This problem occurred after I started the WordPress update routine without doing a health check afterwards.
Another big issue was, that I weren’t able to login back into the dashboard. It feels as if WordPress just died and all your content is lost – but don’t panic. Here is a solution.
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If you followed my series on how to create an animated HTLM5 logo for a WordPress blog you may encountered some issues and things that can be optimized. This post will address some more advanced concepts like window resize handler, responsiveness and iteration monitoring.
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Welcome to the last part of this series on how to create an animated HTML5 logo for your blog.
Hopefully you’ve finished your animated logo and are now ready to integrate it into your WordPress blog. (You should have finished it – you had half a year to do so 😉 )
This post will be on
- how to improve the stability of our code
- some cross browser considerations
- we will introduce a multi purpose animator class
and finally go live with our logo!
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I was very inspired by the amazing Google Doodles and decided to create my own animated HTML5 logo. There is an older post on how Google creates its Doodles on HTML5 Rocks: http://www.html5rocks.com/en/tutorials/doodles/lem/
This will be a beginners series about animating the WordPress header/logo. I will try to keep it simple but informative.
One thing in advance: please use the described techniques carefully and ensure that visitors are not annoyed (I’m not a good example – I don’t care about my visitors 😉 )
List of contents:
I – Scaffolding & HTML5 Canvas Logo
a) Create a local Page Dummy
b) Dynamic Creation of the Canvas
c) Draw to Canvas (from graphics editor to code)
d) Overlay the Logo and make Adjustments
II – Animations: The Stickman comes to Live
e) Animation Now and Then
f) A simple Animation
g) Time Controlled Animations
h) Make it responsive
i) Make it cross browser
k) Going live: WordPress Integration
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