Category Archives: How-To’s

How to force PDF downloads using HTML5

Wondering how to force PDFs to download rather than load in another tab (as Chrome currently does)? While there are other proposed solutions —some involved adding code to your .htaccess file — there is a very elegant solution using the HTML5 anchor element download. How it works: The download attribute tells compliant browsers to download […]

Grey Thumbnails in Media Library – Solved!

Today while I was working on Christian Concealed Carry, I ran into an error uploading images in WordPress and grey thumbnails in Media Library. Apparently I wasn’t the first to discover this irritating bug. Symptom: Image uploads appear to fail resulting in grey thumbnails in Media Library The issue began with WordPress appearing to fail uploading […]