Category: Technology Blog

Latest WordPress 3.6 update

Highlights New Default Theme – Twenty Thirteen Focus on blogging Single column layout with Sidebar / Widgets in the footer Latest  Theme Features support, particularly Post Formats Font-based icons (Genericons) Admin Enhancements Menus UI improvements Revisions revised to be more dynamic and scalable Autosave and Post Locking Preview Audio and Video on Media Edit Screen In-line login following expired sessions For Developers …

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How to setup a Facebook page

I often get asked how to set up a Facebook page, so I’ve set up this guide to help out…. Go to the Facebook “create a page” page (if that makes sense). Choose one of the 6 options that closes suites your business or requirement. After clicking on one of the boxes, some sub options …

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Citrix Raspberry Pi

So, I got my hands on a Raspberry Pi with the aim to put Citrix Receive on it… very exciting in a geeky way! It has been fairly easy to do, following these brief steps: Install Raspberry Download Raspbian “wheezy” from http://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads And install it on your SD memory card, you’ll need this software known as …

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Password Generator

Using an online free password generator is a great way to help generate secure passwords. Below is a free password generator I’ve set up to help you create a secure password. The password generated will be random, using a mixture  of upper and lower case letters; digits and special characters. With this combination your password …

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Christmas Events 2012

“Snow is falling, all around me – children playing, having fun. It’s the season, of love and understanding – Merry Christmas Everyone!” Thanks Shaky – for those too young to remember, that was “Shakin’ Stevens” – though he’d be in your musical consciousness whatever your age is as the tune is rolled out every December …

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Choosing An IT Company

Choosing an IT company is always a challenge. I’ve worked with many IT companies and some are good, and some not so good! I’m not going to name and shame, but supply a check list when sourcing an IT company: 24/7 support is critical, even if your business tends not to work long days should …

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WordPress 3.5 Update

The latest WordPress 3.5 Update is currently in beta testing, but it might be worth making  a note of some of the changes in preparation to upgrading. XML-RPC is now enabled by default – caution, this has security implications Link Manager is hidden – this is a good thing, but if you’re used to using it …

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Search Engine Optimisation SEO

Most people talk about Search Engine Optimisation. But how does Search Engine Optimisation work? Well, Search Engine Optimisation can work by including the keyword (eg SEO) or key phrase (eg Search Engine Optimisation) lots in the content of your page. Sometimes this method of Search Engine Optimisation doesn’t work for humans reading the site as …

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Web Page Design

Designing a web page is always tricky. A quick browse of the web will expose you to many different web page designs, with different colours and styles of web page design. The common web page designs to see are: 1 column web page design – this design often has a menu along the top in …

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Web Server Security Tips

I get asked a lot about web server security and how tips on to secure a web server. The first answer is always don’t annoy Lulzsec or another else from the hacking group “Anonymous” because it appears they can hack some big names! Basic things that you need to take care to avoid such issues: …

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