So, I Can’t Retire At 30

For 10 years (or more), I’ve unrealistically had it in my mind that I wanted to retire at 30.  I knew it wouldn’t be a possibility – and as I’ve grown wiser – I like that better than “older” =) – I feel like that’s not what I’d want anyway.  I really enjoy programming and […]

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How to Get FREE Hosting For Your WordPress Site

There can be times where in a pricing structure, it’s extremely favorable for small bloggers or someone starting a business.  In the case of OpenShift, a Platform as a Service (PaaS) that Red Hat offers, it’s the perfect way to get free hosting for your WordPress site.  You do have to be a little technical, […]

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Did You Know Git May Be Exposing Sensitive Information About Your Site?

It’s true, the information from the file revisioning tool that developers rely on could be getting into the wrong hands.  Having your server set up correctly to block hidden files and directories is important.  Test your site, and see if you can go to http://<YourWebsite.com>/.git.  If you can, you’ve got a serious security issue you […]

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We’re Moving Back When? Part 4

This is a multi-part series of how Ashley and I are thankful that we had excellent insurance coverage (from Nationwide).  Water does a lot of damage!  To catch up, read Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 before continuing with this post. Moving is no fun, and I think moving back in after a damaging […]

Solution for When WP Admin is Blank

You may have heard of the “white screen of death” with WordPress sites.  This article may help resolve that issue, especially if it’s a plugin causing the issue. I ran into the issue recently where I needed to update a client website and when I logged into wp-admin, the sidebar was there, but the content […]

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Upgrading Ubuntu Server 13.04

I ran into a circular issue – I needed a git feature, subtree, but the version of git I had didn’t have that feature.  In trying to update git with apt-get, I found that the packages on Ubuntu Server 13.04 aren’t kept up to date anymore. I did edit the sources list that fixes the […]

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