I thought there was an issue with the "Likes and Replies" plugin as it was timing out and not returning the title of Manton's post.

Was it because of the pipe character in his title? I tried encoding with htmlentities() but no dice.

The plugin uses loadHTMLFile() so I ran some tests with file_get_contents() and cURL but the same thing happened. Each method works with other sites so it looks like the code is okay.

I have, however, been able to perform a GET request on the post using Requestable so I guess Manton's host is just blocking mine for some reason. 😢

  1. manton says: #
    That's strange. The site is on DreamHost. I don't know why it would be blocking anything.
  2. johnjohnston says: #
    I think the postkinds plugin had the same problem for me on one of @manton's posts recently..didn't pull back any info from the URL.