Switch Your DNS to CloudFlare to Be Protected

Owning a Website Comes With Responsibility With how websites are built today on systems like WordPress, Joomla, DotNetNuke, Drupal and others, you're running actual software...

Remove All Instances of Thumbs.db on Your Linux Web Server

I help run a few web servers and one thing that bugs me is when you end up with all these Thumbs.db files hanging...

How to Survive Hosting Downtime

This is something I posted at Webstix but I thought it was something worth posting separately here. There are ways to minimize damage if...

Redirect Examples Using .htaccess

I'm happy to say that after a lot of research, trial and error, and pulling out of my hair, I found some good mod_rewrite...

How to Reset a Joomla Password or WordPress Admin Password

So, you're "admin" and you forgot your password. Yeah, we've all been there. 1. Fire up PHPMyAdmin or get into your db somehow. 2. Go into...

Google’s Disavow Tool

This is interesting. If you have bad links (or what you think are bad links - not everyone is thinking correctly when they do this...

How to Set Up Google Analytics and Google Search Console with WordPress

In my book and in my online courses, I explain that you should have Google Analytics and Google Search Console (formerly called "Google Webmaster...

Help! PDF Files are Not Opening in Chrome

I've seen a number of people talking about how clicking on PDF files no longer works with the Google Chrome web browser. I mainly...

Copyright Dates on Websites

How Do I Update the Copyright Date on my Website Automatically? One way to tell if a website hasn't been updated in a while is...
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How Much Does a Website Cost to Build?

If you've never had a website built for you, you might be wondering how much it costs to have a website built. I get...

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