Adding an Authorized user to Mongodb

There isn’t really a whole lot of information out there about how to add a username and password to your database for mongodb. There is the documentation on Mongodb’s website but it just gives parameters or options and not really a step by step process. Security is a big part of web design and the […]

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May
03
2015

So you want to be a professional photographer?

Photography is a very over saturated market. Anyone with a handful of cash can go get a professional camera and start calling themselves a photographer. But a fancy camera and a self imposed title doesn’t make you a professional. When it comes to photography lighting is key. Stop shooting natural light for portrait photography and […]

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Apr
10
2015

PHP CLI (Command line Interface)

I just discovered you can run a PHP file from the command line and don’t even have to fire up your local server. This is huge! And opens the possibilities wide open! Im sure you’ve see other tools that you type in command line options or commands and it does a lot of things in […]

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Mar
23
2015

Google now forces your site to be responsive

In the last few days I have been getting a few notices via Webmaster tools from Google stating that some of my personal sites are not mobile friendly. Aka responsive. Google states that this will indeed result in lowering search rankings on mobile search. So Google is now forcing you to have a responsive website! […]

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Mar
20
2015

Remove first line of CVS file

Recently I needed to run  a script to remove the first line of a CVS file and was getting stumped! Finally after some testing and trouble shooting and a little Google help I found a solution. And I am hoping this post will find it’s way to others with similar needs. And credit to stackoverflow. […]

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Mar
15
2015

Why you need to be Mr. know it all

Running a web design business is much more than just being a web designer. So many companies out there learn a little bit about WordPress backend and market themselves as a web design company. But they are lacking in so many other areas. Reasons why you need to be a Mr. know it all A […]

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Concrete 5 image align left margin or padding

Adding images in Concrete 5 is simple, just like any other WYSIWY editor. Just click the image icon choose your image from either the image manager, or from your computer and done! And of course you usually want to align/float the image left or right, Concrete has this option as well. But it’s lacking one […]

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Migrating Concrete5 to new server

Guide to Migrating Concrete5 There are a couple issues when you are transferring your local development site to a live server. 1. Turn off pretty urls if you have them set on your site. I ran into htaccess issues spitting out a 500 error, so best to turn pretty urls off first. 2. Second zip […]

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Jan
09
2015

SEO tips – Don’t believe everything you read online

Was browsing archives in searchenginejournal.com and came across an old post based on how Google says they don’t use meta description as a ranking factor in their search engine. Bleow is a snippet: I feel sorry for meta descriptions. Google has long held that meta descriptions do not impact search engine rankings. From a 2007 post on […]

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Dec
14
2014

Google Penguin Recovery – SEO

How to recover from Google Penguin update So your site was killing it in rankings, and then the new Penguin 3.0 algorithm came and now your seo rankings are in the gutter! Why? How? If you found this post you more than likely already know why or how penguin works. It’s about over optimized anchor text. […]

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Dec
05
2014