Category Archive: Websites

August 29, 2015   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , ,

Monstroid Promo Coupon Code 50% Off

Monstroid Promo Coupon Code 50% Off

A few days ago I wrote about a theme called Monstroid which you can read here: The Monstroid WordPress Theme I just received a promo coupon code that saves you 50% OFF on your purchase which means the cost of the theme goes down to $39.50 from $79 (per website) which is pretty damn good. It’s even […]

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August 27, 2015   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , , , ,

The Monstroid WordPress Theme

The Monstroid WordPress Theme

As the name suggests, it’s a Monster of a Theme. If you’re a WordPress user then this theme does it all. Over the years I’ve used and tested quite a number of Themes and Monstroid is one that I would recommend if you’re looking to start a new website. It’s very simple to use. Unlike other […]

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July 17, 2015   /   by Marco   /   , , , ,

Beware Dropbox Virus

Beware Dropbox Virus

I’ve just received several emails from people that I know with the subject title ” I used dropbox to share a file with you!”.  Just like below: When you click on the email you will see the following message: This is not a Spoof email because the headers of the email actually came from the […]

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July 12, 2015   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , ,

Styling WordPress Contact Form 7

Styling WordPress Contact Form 7

Styling a contact form can be a difficult task, especially for those like me that have very little programming experience but with some persistence (more like trial and error), I managed to style the contact form. The website is built using WordPress and the theme that was used is Unik. The theme also had a built in […]

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WordPress Plugin: My Site Functions

This is a simple WordPress Plugin for adding site functions rather than using theme functions. One of the biggest drawbacks with using theme functions in WordPress is that switching themes or updating themes causes the functions you created in the theme to no longer work – it is theme specific. There is a lot of […]

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May 8, 2015   /   by Marco   /   , , ,

Fix for Problem installing Maldetect

Fix for Problem installing Maldetect

I recently ran into a problem with installing Maldetect on a CentOS system. I almost gave up until I discovered that one of my sites had a malware so decided to dig in further and try to resolve the issue. After downloading and running the install bash file, I received the error message “could not […]

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March 9, 2015   /   by Marco   /   , , ,

Where are the cron job logs located?

Where are the cron job logs located?

I have a few cron jobs running and had to find out where the logs were located. After some research and it was quite obvious it was located here: /var/log/ Issue the command ls to check what is in that folder. You will see on the list, cron files with a date like below: DO […]

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February 23, 2015   /   by Marco   /   , , , , ,

How to disable synchronisation for a mySQL database table

How to disable synchronisation for a mySQL database table

In a previous post, I wrote an article on how to setup database replication using mySQL. I recently had to figure out a way to exclude a database table in the replication process and this is what I had to do: NOTE: I’m using WAMP as my website hosting software Open up the my.ini file under […]

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January 17, 2015   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , ,

Facebook Pages Call To Action

Facebook Pages Call To Action

Today, I was given the privilege by Facebook to use a new Feature on Facebook Pages called Call to Action. [colorbox title=”What is Call to Action?” color=”#c0c0c0″]According to Facebook: Designed to bring a business’s most important objective to the forefront of its Facebook presence, call-to-action buttons link to any destination on or off Facebook that […]

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January 15, 2015   /   by Marco   /   , , ,

How to setup phpMyAdmin to prompt for login and password

How to setup phpMyAdmin to prompt for login and password

By default, phpMyAdmin on WAMP automatically logs in using the root user account. To make this more secure you it is best to use an authentication method to prompt for the username and password. To do this follow these steps: Edit the config.inc.php file located in C:\wamp\apps/phpmyadmin3.5.1 Look for the line that has auth type […]

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January 11, 2015   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , ,

How to download all your Google photos

How to download all your Google photos

Today my wife asked me how she could download all her Google photos into her computer for backup purposes and that’s where I was stumped. It was a very good question from the wife and I admitted to her that I didn’t have the answer. After a few minutes of research I discovered that Google […]

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January 8, 2015   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , ,

How to cleanup Website Hacked with SEO Spam

How to cleanup Website Hacked with SEO Spam

I recently looked at an issue with a website being infected with a malware called SEO Spam. This was reported by Google Webmaster Tools (one of the benefits of adding your website to Webmaster Tools) as shown below: [blockquote align=”left” ]DON’T IGNORE THESE MESSAGES[/blockquote]   I decided to confirm this and used a website called […]

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