Really interesting thread on Reddit this am about someone getting spammed with tons of emails – like 30 or 40 a minute for an hour. The trick the hackers were trying to pull was to put hide legitimate emails announcing purchases in within the other spam emails. The emails got through the spam filter because […]
I am loving the Gutenberg Ramp plugin to help you sloooooowly acclimate to Gutenberg. I used to be of the mindset that Gutenberg was something to be endured. https://imgflip.com/i/2xla10 Now, after editing something like 170+ posts (Friends Don’t Let Friends Wix!) into Gutenberg blocks, I kinda like it. And if you’re not sure, just ease […]
Went to update my version of WordPress (man, those things are thick on the ground lately, huh?) on a local xampp stack. Basically a Franken-site that I am hosting on my own computer so I can tinker with it and break it constantly. It ain’t pretty. The max-execution_time was too short, and things got all […]
A quick way to see info on your SSL cert (even some hosts use it to show customer’s info). Specfically, go to https://www.sslshopper.com/ssl-checker.html#hostname=YOURDOMAINNAMEHERE Just a handy trick to have up your sleeve. Cheers!
If you’re like me (mouth-breather, loves yo-yo’s and warm potato salad) any visit to an interesting site usually includes casually right-clicking to inspect the element or view the source. I like to see if I can guess just from looking if it’s a WordPress site. (I’m right about 80% of the time!) I came across […]
I listened to a few downloaded youtube videos (sort of a choose your own adventure poor man’s podcast) while I was on a recent road trip. They were by Miriam Schwab, and one was about speeding up your site, (and so was this one) and a very approachable one was about securing your site. I […]