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January 12, 2018 at 7:11 am #469254Daren
Hi Tom, Leo,
can you advise me on the best way to animate text in the page header? I want to have an <h1> heading rotate from three different headings, set to change every 5 seconds or so.
DarenJanuary 12, 2018 at 9:19 am #469364LeoStaffCustomer SupportJanuary 12, 2018 at 9:22 am #469367TomLead DeveloperLead Developer
This is worth checking out as well: https://teamtreehouse.com/community/topic-text-with-changing-word-jquery-or-cssJanuary 12, 2018 at 9:54 am #469394Daren
Thank you, I’ll check them out.
DarenJanuary 12, 2018 at 10:36 am #469444Daren
Got a problem here. I added the code from treehouse into the code snippets plugin and it crashed the entire site. Said a fatal error with line four and now whenever I try to access the site I get this on a white page:
Parse error: syntax error, unexpected ‘var’ (T_VAR) in /home/darenj5/audiojaramillo.com/wp-content/plugins/code-snippets/php/snippet-ops.php(433) : eval()’d code on line 4
Going to go into the ftp and se if I can delete something thereJanuary 12, 2018 at 10:45 am #469455Daren
So I went into the file manager in cpanel and deleted the code snippets plugin and I can access my site again. Do you know what might have caused this by what I pasted in the previous mesage – eval()’d code on line 4. It also singled out the var keyword.January 12, 2018 at 11:18 am #469481Daren
Getting weirder. I just tried to re-install code snippets and instantly got the same screen…January 12, 2018 at 2:07 pm #469624Daren
I moved the parallax code into the footer hook and it is working fine. The thing is I can not install the code snippets plugin anymore. Each time I do I get the fatal error page.January 12, 2018 at 6:50 pm #469740TomLead DeveloperLead Developer
This should help: https://github.com/sheabunge/code-snippets/wiki/Safe-Mode
Let me know 🙂January 13, 2018 at 3:48 am #469865Daren
Hi Tom, thanks, I’ll give this a try.
Any thoughts on what happened?
DarenJanuary 13, 2018 at 9:19 am #470088TomLead DeveloperLead DeveloperJanuary 13, 2018 at 9:31 am #470101Daren
Once again, thank you Tom. All good now.January 13, 2018 at 9:33 am #470104TomLead DeveloperLead DeveloperJanuary 13, 2018 at 9:36 am #470110Daren
With the goal of self-reliance in mind, what did you search for when thinking about a fix for this? Was it more the experience you have as a developer and have seen this before? Or was there a clue you saw that made you say “gotta search for this or that? I was surprised to see the same code in Code Snippets once I enabled safe mode and was able to get in there and check it out. I just assumed that because I deleted the plugin, then re-installed it, I would be getting a fresh install of Code Snippets.
DarenJanuary 13, 2018 at 9:37 am #470112TomLead DeveloperLead Developer
Just out of experience – safe mode in that plugin disable the PHP entirely, which prevents the error from happening in the first place. That allows you to delete the snippet from the database completely (or fix the error).
Then safe mode can be removed and everything is good to go.
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