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

The Animation Website Design Trend

More and more web design companies are using these generic out of the box jquery animations. I am glad jquery and other libraries offer easy to use animation but it’s really getting out of control. The problem with any out of the box or premade template is that it’s generic, and usually not that great. […]

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Jun
28
2015

WordPress versus other CMS alternatives

Today I am going to be a critic of a critic. I stumbled on to a blog post or should I say website today that was discrediting how awesome WordPress is. Now this might be a bit of a bias post on my part since I think WordPress is quite amazing but mostly from a […]

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Jun
10
2015

Social Media term defined

Recently someone in the industry mentioned expanding or doing more social media to get better organic rankings and using terms like guest blogging, reddit, pinterest ect. They even said not so much Facebook or Twitter as Google doesn’t index those sites since they are member sites. It is true, Google doesn’t index Facebook or Twitter […]

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May
30
2015