WordPress error- Is its parent directory writable by the server?

Been using WordPress now for about 4 months on my projects and I occasionally find problems with plugins and themes but not on WordPress itself. I seem to be getting good at troubleshooting some.

Yesterday my host changed servers, then I upgraded to the latest version of WordPress and everything got whack on uploading images in the admin with this error.
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WordPress parse error: syntax error on PHP 5.2.x

Here is a short WordPress troubleshooting tutorial for theme tweaking.

A theme I’m working on runs fine and was tested on PHP 4.3.x locally in my machine, I tried testing on PHP 5.2.x and I immediately encountered syntax error on WordPress. Traced the problem to be inside the Loop in WordPress. Sharing it here for those having hard time making their themes work on their host.

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WordPress post supplemental on googlebots

It appears straight out WordPress installation needs to be prepped up for Google’s policy on duplicate content. I notice that I showed up in Google search results on the top pages for particular keywords but suddenly all results for the same keywords just dropped out of Google’s search results. Reason behind is because of the duplicate content in the WordPress post that is being picked up by the googlebots.

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