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4 must have firewall rules for WordPress

So many bots scanning your server even if you aren’t WordPress but if you are running WordPress here are 4 must have rules to help block attacks and save server bandwidth. First you need to rename your login url. A plugin will handle this for you, I recommend iTheme Security. The free version works fine. […]


Jun
11
2020

5 Reasons your app sucks

You don’t have a desktop/website version of your app but yet you make me create an account to access your content. So I can not login on my computer to access your content. (5 Mile app this one’s for you!) I can’t export my data. You have no feature to export all my data I […]


Feb
08
2020

2020 the real Google mobilegeddon

Back in 2015 the internet was in a panic! Google had announced that it was going to factor in whether your site was mobile friendly as a ranking factor. This left website owners struggling to try and meet the deadline and get a mobile friendly version of their website up. It was a big cash […]



Favicon is now a SEO factor

*Update: After much criticism from the community Google has removed the favicon from their search results for now. But in an ever evolving SEO world Google can make really bad decisions that affect your website’s SEO and the below is a case that almost played out!! Google has finally rolled out their experimental layout of […]


Jan
18
2020

How to remove favicon in Google Search

Annoying little Google! I just noticed when using Google to search it shows all these annoying and mostly ugly favicons next to the url in the search. After doing some Googling apparently there is no way to really turn this off. It’s suppose to be experimental. But it’s so freaking ugly Google! Stop experimenting on […]


Dec
09
2019

How to rank your Wix website

Ranking your Wix website aka Wix SEO. How do you do it? Simple, ditch the Wix! Wix is not SEO friendly, it never has been and probably never will be. It would have to completely redevelop how the platform works. There is a lot of hype around Wix SEO, I have even seen companies offering […]


Dec
05
2019

1999, huh?

So I just found out my laptop I bought refurbished in 2014 has a 1999 wifi card. WTF! It’s true. I have a laptop I bought way back when, refurbished for like $200. At the time it had windows 8 and a very good PC brand I have always favored Gateway. Yes, Gateway went out […]


Oct
27
2019


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 […]


Feb
25
2018