The problem was pretty simple. Using WordPress to upload photos, but use CSV files to do bulk imports of product data for a custom listing of stock. Rather than copy-pasting file URLs, I wanted to use the attachment ID to go in the CSV file, this is a much neater way of doing this.
My original thought of how to solve this problem was to create an admin page where we’d use the WordPress bulk media uploader, and then list all the attachments and their ID numbers.
On the servers I run, I’ve always preferred Plesk over say, CPanel or the other options out there. It has it’s fair share of quirks, but overall it’s a very stable & reliable platform for web hosting.
Setting up a new server just recently, I got pretty excited looking at some of the new features. Below are some of the cool things it does, and will make hosting WordPress sites even better, and faster – something I like doing!
Who didn’t love 2008? To me, it was my 60′s era; Cowboy Coding was just the normal way to do things – even for the very few medium-to-large sites I worked on back then.
Alas, this wasn’t to be forever; times are a changing, and you’ve got to up your game! Below is how I started using, and how I use Beanstalk today for our development cycle and make life easier.