Category Archive: Websites

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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January 5, 2015   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , ,

Crazy Domains Executive Account

Crazy Domains Executive Account

Today I received an email from CrazyDomains.com.au saying that my account was upgraded to Executive Member. I didn’t really know what this meant as I didn’t even know they had different account plans. After some research I found that the reason why my account was upgraded was because I had hit 10 domain name registrations.  There are […]

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December 15, 2014   /   by Marco   /   , , , , ,

How to fix stuck Maintenance Mode in WordPress

How to fix stuck Maintenance Mode in WordPress

Today I tried updating several plugins through the WordPress admin dashboard.  There was about 7 on the list so as usual I decided to select all 7 and update. However, I wasn’t patient and didn’t wait until the WordPress update finished and caused the site to go into Maintenance Mode meaning the message was displayed: […]

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December 9, 2014   /   by Marco   /   , , , ,

Crazy Domain Free Gift – $5 for completing survey

Crazy Domain Free Gift – $5 for completing survey

If you’re a current Crazy Domains account holder, then login to your account and Click on Free Gift. Complete the survey and you will receive $5 credit in your account. I completed the survey in less than 2 minutes. [note color=”#80ff80″]ONLY FOR CRAZY DOMAINS MEMBERS[/note] If you’re not a member and your looking for cheap […]

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November 16, 2014   /   by Marco   /   , , ,

Free Fonts

Free Fonts

Looking for Free fonts? You’ve come to the right place, especially if you’re looking for 100% Free For Commercial Use fonts.  I stumbled across this site when a designer told me to use a particular font. The website is called Font Squirrel and there’s a good collection of fonts. Check them out here: Font Squirrel […]

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November 15, 2014   /   by Marco   /   , , ,

Random image Lorempixel

Random image Lorempixel

I found this great website called Lorempixel that can display random images and it’s all FREE. All you need to do is use specific URLs. Here’s some examples: http://lorempixel.com/400/200            – to get a random picture of 400 x 200 pixels. You can just change the height and width depending on […]

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October 29, 2014   /   by Marco   /   , , ,

How to add Virtual Hosts to WAMP

How to add Virtual Hosts to WAMP

I’ve done this many times in the past, but for some reason I forgot the actual steps so decided to write them down. Here’s the steps: 1. edit the httpd.conf file located in C:\wamp\bin\apache\apache[version number]\conf 2. Search for Virtual hosts and remove the # [codesyntax lang=”php”]

[/codesyntax] 3. No open the httpd-vhosts.conf file located in C:\wamp\bin\apache\apache[version […]

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September 3, 2014   /   by Marco   /   , , ,

Awesome Photo Editing Tool

Awesome Photo Editing Tool

Why didn’t I know about this great tool earlier. It’s called picmonkey and it’s a very simple tool for photo editing and creating great images. It’s free for all the basic editing feature and but if you use some of the “Royal” features such as extra effects, icons, fonts, designs you need to become a […]

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August 30, 2014   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , ,

WAMP: Free up disk space and disable binary Logging in MySQL

WAMP: Free up disk space and disable binary Logging in MySQL

Our Windows VPS server was running out of disk space (had only 1GB out of 40GB) and I decided to run a scan to check which files and directories was using the most amount of space. You can use an open source tool called WinDirStat Portable to run the scan. After you run the scan, […]

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June 13, 2014   /   by Marco   /  

How to add Arabic Text in Photoshop CS5

How to add Arabic Text in Photoshop CS5

I can’t speak or write in Arabic but had to use Photoshop to create an image with some arabic text. I didn’t realise that Photoshop doesn’t display the correct Arabic text. It was pointed out to me at a later stage by someone that I didn’t even know. In any case, here’s what I had […]

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June 12, 2014   /   by Marco   /   , , ,

How to enable GZIP on a WAMP server

How to enable GZIP on a WAMP server

There’s a few way to enable GZIP on a WAMP server and here’s what I did to get mine working. This was tested with WAMP version 2.2 WHY ENABLE GZIP? This will increase the speed it takes to load your website. Data is compressed before it is sent and decompressed at the receiver end. This process […]

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April 29, 2014   /   by Marco   /   , , , ,

How to remove and fix scroll bars in an iFrame

How to remove and fix scroll bars in an iFrame

You may find different methods on how to remove the scroll bars within an iFrame in Chrome but here’s one that worked for me. Example with scroll bars:   The code used to fix the scrolling bars was scrolling=”no” in the iframe tag.: <iframe id=”frame” frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no” width=”300px” height=”300px” src=”http://www.businesslegions.com”></iframe>   Example without scroll bars: There […]

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