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Stop WordPress Comment Spam

WordPress Stop Spammers With A Custom Comment Blacklist

WordPress has many built-in tools that can help reduce comment spam but they are rarely used as they require manual intervention. This being said while plugins like Askimet are useful they...
Let's Encrypt

HTTPS Hit’s 50% Traffic

HTTPS has hit another big milestone this week. According to a two-week long survey of telemetry data from Firefox, 50% of page loads were over HTTPS. “For the first time, the running...
CloudFlare

Restore User IP On WordPress When Using CloudFlare

CloudFlare acts as reverse proxy for your users and a common issue when you are using CloudFlare is that you will not be shown the user IP Address but instead you...
Windows 10 Product Family

Microsoft’s Windows 10 Update Fixes Several Vulnerabilities

Two weeks since its release, Windows 10 has received its first round of updates and fixes from Microsoft. In its monthly round of updates, Microsoft has solved several security issues with the...

Ad-Aware Free Antivirus 11.5 Review

Ad-Aware is a very popular free antivirus program that is produced by Lavasoft. Ad-Aware used to be the name in anti-spyware protection but has since evolved into a full-fledged antivirus suite....
Gmail Faces Outages In China

Chinese Media Advises Users To Accept Gmail Block

The exact reasons for the Gmail blackout in China are unknown, both parties (China, and Google) can be blamed for this halt in the service. Ever since last Friday, there has...

WordPress & Drupal Both Release Security Patch

Yesterday WordPress and Drupal released a security update that if you haven't downloaded yet you need to do that NOW. The patch was to cover a vulnerability involving a denial of...
Twitter Tweet

How To Center Align Twitter Tweets In WordPress Without A Plugin

One of the most annoying habits of WordPress is that when you add a twitter link it will generate the oEmbed for you automatically...
Google HQ

Google Proves It’s More Than A One Trick Pony

Alphabet, Googles parent company saw an increase in it's "other revenues" increase to $3.1 billion in the first quarter of the year which is...
WordPress Shopify Plugin

Shopify Drops Support For It’s WordPress Plugin

Shopify has officially dropped support for its WordPress plugin and it has removed it from the WordPress.org Directory. The plugin allowed website owners to...
Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Microsoft’s Latest Windows 10 Preview Update Allows Contacts To Be Pinned

While Microsoft's Windows 10 update was supposed to have been shipped already but appears to now to be delayed due to issues that were...
Google Analytics

How to Add Google Analytics To WordPress Without Any Plugins

Google Analytics is the defacto standard when it comes to adding analytics to your website. That being said it can be quite difficult to...