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WP-CLI inside Docker container

So running wp-cli inside docker gives you a warning that you are running as root. For me I am running docker locally as a development server and running as root isn’t a concern as I am on a private secure network and it’s purely local development. So the default setup for Docker is to run […]




Remove meta-generator tags from WordPress using PHP

WordPress is one of the most popular CMS on the web today. But there are a few really bad practices that both WordPress core and plugin developers have, which is putting the version number of their software in the html code. With the ever growing vulnerability database that is WordPress, please stop helping people with […]


Feb
23
2017

Register.com is over priced and bad customer service

I typically buy my domains through GoDaddy but use a variety of different hosts. I have one domain that I was testing out the website and so I didn’t really want to spend the $12-$14 that a domain typically costs. Register.com was running a “special” I could get the domain for $2. What a deal, […]


Feb
09
2017

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]



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 […]


Nov
15
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. […]


Jun
28
2015