Google Auto Suggest

For the love of God Google, stop finishing my sentences! Is anyone else annoyed that when you type something on Chrome into Google’s search bar it will put extra words at the end? Google is so arrogant these days, thinking it know’s whats best for the internet and it’s users. Take the whole mobilegeddon thing […]

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Jul
12
2016

How I survived Mobilegeddon

It’s been 1 year 2 months and 2 days since Google announced it was going to rank websites that were responsive better than websites that weren’t responsive in their mobile search index. Tons of people were freaking out about this and coined the term Mobilegeddon. There was so much hype and I even got scare […]

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Jun
23
2016

WooCommerce Bulk Edit Sold Individually

MySQL way to bulk edit Sold Individually. So I had imported about 200 products into WooCommerce and accidentally set all of them to the sold individually setting. Now instead of re-uploading them via the spreadsheet I decided I would just use MySQL to edit the settings that way. It took more like 20-30 minutes to […]

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Mar
15
2016

Backup Buddy on GoDaddy hosting

So I have a few hosting accounts with various companies. Plus I have had many clients with all kinds of hosting accounts. I do love GoDaddy’s customer support, and their hosting is generally a little more affordable than most as they are consistently running specials. But the one bad thing is that Backup Buddy doesn’t […]

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Feb
08
2016

XAMPP OS 10048 Error

How to fix XAMPP’s OS 10048 Error Only one usage of each socket address (protocol/network address/port) is normally permitted. AH00451: no listening sockets available, shutting down. So Ive been dealing with this message when running a CLI script that executes the start of xammp. I searched and searched online but couldn’t really find a quick […]

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Feb
08
2016

Cloak Front End Email v1.3 – WordPress Plugin

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Cloak Front End Email v1.3 Cloak Front End Email just got better! You can now have multiple email addresses to display on the front end of your website and the plugin will cloak them and display them via javascript. It’s a super simple admin interface.   How to add your email via shortcode Once you […]

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Dec
19
2015

2016 Wix.com Review

On October 14, 2015 Search Engine Land wrote an article that Google had dropped Wix.com pages out of their index. Google officially confirmed that they were working on getting Wix sites back into their search engine. This is no surprise, I have been saying this back in May 2012 blog post about how Wix sucks for a […]

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Nov
15
2015

Contact Form 7 – Select drop down dates format

Contact Form 7 is great, but the format is slightly different than traditional forms. They wrap everything in quotes and it runs horizontal. So when it comes to dates, it can be quite tedious adding all that info in a format that isn’t easily accessible through a Google Search. In case you don’t want the […]

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Sep
12
2015

How to enable explicit_defaults_for_timestamp?

After upgrading my xampp with mysql to 5.6 I started getting an error when creating a new database. I looked everywhere for the answer. They kept saying put explicit_defaults_for_timestamp=1 but it wasn’t working. Turns out you have to put it in the right spot! Open your my.ini file, present at “C:\xampp\mysql\bin”, find “[mysqld]” (without quotes) in next […]

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Sep
10
2015

Cloak Front End Email – WordPress Plugin

Over the last couple years I have had some clients who wanted or were accustomed to putting their email address straight on their website. Usually what I did for them in the past was I would write some custom Javascript to keep them from getting spammed. So I had most of the code already written, […]

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Aug
06
2015