Use Homebrew PHP with Mac OS X built-in Apache

To use the version of PHP you installed with Homebrew, you will need to change the PHP extension that Apache is loading. If you are using the built-in version of Apache this will use the built-in version of PHP even after you have installed PHP with brew. brew install php56 You need to edit the Apache config file /etc/apache2/httpd.conf and search for libphp5.so vimĀ /etc/apache2/httpd.conf Then...

WordPress 3.2 upgrade, WYSIWYG editor no longer loads? Now requires JSON extension

An issue I encountered recently doing a WordPress upgrade from 3.1 to 3.2, is that afterwards everything appeared to work with the exception of the editor for Posts and Pages. After working through the checklist for the manual install and checking each plugin individually, I took a look at the PHP error log and noticed that PHP didn't have the JSON extension bundled.