iPad HTML Layout Woes

We all know the iPad by now. We also know that it can have it’s own HTML rendering “quirks”, but then again which browser doesn’t?

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Changing cPanel Theme from RVSkin to X3

Here’s another little tip that I’ve had to find out for myself. One of my clients uses RVSkin in the cPanel/WHM account, but a lot of their customers hate it. Personally, I agree with them. it’s a terrible theme and really doesn’t make me want to pay the money for it even if some others […]

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Blackhole Exploit Kit Attacks on WordPress Websites

I’ve recently found out about a disturbing new exploit that’s happening with WordPress websites (just like this one). Some malicious code gets uploaded to your WordPress blog that basically redirects you to a site where the exploit root kit id downloaded.

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Installing WAMP on Windows 7

There’s a lot of people out there that are going to need to run WAMP server on Windows 7. I am one of then! I’ve recently upgraded to a new PC running Windows 7 64-bit, and I needed to run WAMP to keep my testing environment working properly.

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WordPress Security

I’ve had a couple of new clients lately that have come to me lately because they were having big problems with their WordPress sites getting “hacked” continually, and they want to stop this. Obviously it’s bad for them because they keep having their visitors jumping up and down about their computers being infected by my […]

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Another WordPress Hacking Incident

I’ve just come into the office to discover that a clients WordPress site has been hacked. What made this one a bit different from what I’ve seen before is that this one didn’t completely take over the website and wasn’t immediately apparent from just viewing the site.

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Can’t see the ‘Advanced DNS Zone Editor’ icon in CPanel

I had a problem recently where a client needed to update their DNS settings so that they could get an external mail server working with their hosting account.  This shouldn’t be a problem. All you need to do is set up the MX record to point to mail.domain.com and set up mail.domian.com to point to […]

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Removing the META generator tag in WordPress

WordPress has become one of the best-known blogging and CMS platforms today, and because of this there’s always people looking to exploit your WordPress site. Along with the normal security precautions that you’d always take, here’s another one.

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Moving a website

From time to time we all get a client that wants to move their website, or one that’s got a new website set up and wants to move onto that one. They all think that it’s a simple one-button job where we can just flick a switch and everything magically works just the way that it used […]

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