I have had enough. It’s bad enough that social media has become the scourge of the Internet, but that doesn’t mean key services such as email should have to be stronghold(ed?) by Big Corp such as Google, Microsoft, and other massive vendors. The Internet was built on a foundation of globally connected computers that chose… Continue reading Self hosted mail server
This is another post in the series about WordPress discoverability for the people wanting to not put all their eggs in one basket by handing over all their content creations to walled gardens such as Google+, Facebook, Twitter, etc. The problem about discoverability is one of the toughest challenges to overcome; with walled gardens, everyone… Continue reading WordPress to Fe-di…verse…?
Being a long time, albeit sporadic, user of Google+, it’s with some resentment sadness surprise rage sense of meh I’m now trying to find a new place in the Wide World of Memes. I’m going to ramble a bit about the problem space, where I’m at, and what I’ve been faced with in terms of… Continue reading Leaving Google+ – a multi part story about “the how to what”…?
Installing WordPress and keeping some sanity for the inevitable Upgrade Plugin modification Theme modification needs this link and excerpts: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/18352682/correct-file-permissions-for-wordpress Excerpt one: When you setup WP you (the webserver) may need write access to the files. So the access rights may need to be loose. chown www-data:www-data -R * # Let Apache be owner find… Continue reading WP permissions
I was a bit frustrated on this one, because even if the commands are fairly easy, the results are hard to debug when they show up. I wanted to be able to connect to my Android Things RPi3 device over SSH. This is pretty much simple port forwarding shenanigans but I got stuck for it… Continue reading Port forwarding over SSH to an Android Thing(s)
And it feels great! For a couple of days I’ve been poking around with a small tool to ease the burdens of keeping track of different web development environments. The problem Nowadays a lot of developers have a number of different environments set up to improve the way they work. It’s often safe to tinker… Continue reading I’ve Framed! my hosts
We all do it. I mean, it’s not really a choice is it? It’s just something that has to be done more frequently than changing socks. I’m of course talking about reinstalling Windows. Because, man, is this a totally non-hardened OS or what? You can go to one ad-powered website and get a whole slew… Continue reading Taking back your control after Windows reinstall
add_filters seem to have its use in a WordPress context. However, debugging them is shit. And there are not a whole lot of good examples around to explain how to work with them. I was trying to figure out a way to modify the colour defaults for the quotes component in AESOP Story Engine, and… Continue reading Just a small note on add_filter in WordPress
This took me a while to figure out, mainly because I: Went the quick and dirty route Found a TON of tips on how to add Google Web and other web fonts, which I didn’t want because I Wanted to load custom (TTF) fonts I was about to use a WordPress plugin called Fonts, because… Continue reading Adding _your_ fonts to TinyMCE (WordPress)
Simple solution to a simple problem; Problem I can’t figure out where in the wholey hell of Linux-operating-system-paths-and-specifications, a package is spread out. Solution dpkg -L [package]