Applying highlight.js to inline code on WordPress

If you're using the plugin Prismatic to apply highlight.js to your code excerpts, but you want it to also affect inline <code> tags (i.e. not only those wrapped in <pre> blocks), simply go Settings > Prismatic > Highlight.js and paste this into the “Init Script” field: hljs.configure({ cssSelector: 'code' }); hljs.highlightAll(); — then be sure to remember to add the language-* classes to your inline <code> tags! You may …

Mandates ARE laws…

I've seen some people online saying variations on “[COVID-19 quarantine] mandates aren't laws! know your rights! [state] legislature didn't sign off on this!” However, these people are usually incorrect. I'll be compiling examples in this post, more to come if I feel like it, starting out with representative examples from each quadrant of the U.S.: AL Code § 22-2-2 (6) [archived] CA HSC § 120130 (c) and (d), and …

Basic JS Async Cookbook

function asleep(delay) { return new Promise(resolve => setTimeout(resolve, delay)); } // Usage: await asleep(1000); function aalert(message) { return new Promise( resolve => resolve(alert(message)) ); } function aconfirm(message) { return new Promise( resolve => resolve(confirm(message)) ); } function aprompt(message, deflt) { return new Promise( resolve => resolve(prompt(message, deflt)) ); } // Usage: await aalert("The task will begin as soon as you press OK.") ; do_task(); aalert("The task will begin as …

Minecraft: switching from Forge to Fabric

The only amenities I needed were increased FPS, NBT Tooltips, Fancy-leaves-on-Fast-graphics, Zoom, and Saturation Display. These are provided on Fabric, respectively, by: Sodium NBT Tooltip Also Sodium (once they fix #233) Cull Leaves, for now WI Zoom AppleSkin I will update this post as I use more stuff. I will cross out, but not delete, mods I no longer use.

[WIP] Namecheap let's encrypt

First, go to cPanel's SSL/TLS, Private Keys, View. Note the ID of your TLS key; copy it to your clipboard or something. (Be careful not to grab any extraneous spaces or anything; triple-clicking to select the whole line did work for me, but just be sure you're paying attention.) Then, go to cPanel's Terminal and execute the following commands: mkdir -p ~/virtualenv /opt/alt/python37/bin/python3 -m venv ~/virtualenv/simp_le bash . ~/virtualenv/simp_le/bin/activate …