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[RESOLVED] Problems in the Main Feed

23
Jan
2008

To those who were affected by the recent problems in the RSS, you have my sincere apologies.  It seems that the WP-SuperCache plugin doesn’t work nicely with PHP in safe mode (thanks to the How-To Geek for turning me on to the solution).  Since MediaTemple switched it’s GS service over to PHP in safe mode recently, there wasn’t much of a precedent to go off of when debugging.

Anyway, the supercache has been disabled (just relying on wp-cache now) and the feed seems to have been stable for a while now.  Once again, I apologize for force-feeding you invalid XML!

Comments

  1. Is there no way to turn off php safe mode on your site? I’m pretty sure problems with feeds are fixed in the latest version – the plugin simply doesn’t cache the feed.

    If you can, turn on the super caching again, grab your feed url and then check if the feed url is in cache/supercache/codecommit.com/ (or with the www if that’s the case)

    Donncha O Caoimh Monday, January 28, 2008 at 1:59 pm
  2. This site is hosted on MediaTemple’s GS service. Because of this, I don’t really have access to the PHP config settings. They recently activated PHP safe-mode for all GS sites, so unfortunately I can’t override.

    I did have super-cache configured to ignore the feed URL, but somehow it was still causing problems. I could look in the file list and saw no indication that it was caching the feed, yet the problems persisted. Since I deactivated super-cache, it hasn’t been an issue.

    Daniel Spiewak Monday, January 28, 2008 at 2:02 pm

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