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Apr/16

Dockerising WordPress

Overview Container software has really picked up in popularity in part thanks to Docker and the concept is great. So much so I wanted to try it on my blog. Topology My setup consisted of a single instance on DigitalOcean … Continue reading

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Apr/13

IaaS Or VPS Part 3 – Up And Running

Overview Part 2 looked at the differences of AWS/IaaS to VPS. Part 3 will be looking at the cost after a period of time. Running Report The Amazon Web Services have been running for over 3 months with February running … Continue reading

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Apr/13

Blank WordPress Homepage (index.php)

I’ve recently done a WordPress fresh install and found the front page on the site was not loading. There were no errors on the web server nor the blank page it loaded. It turned out it was the theme was … Continue reading

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Feb/13

IaaS Or VPS Part 2 – Setup And Install

Overview Part 1 described the reasoning and setup behind the comparison. In this post I will go through the implementation of AWS and the final comparison of IaaS Vs. VPS Setup EC2 Setting up an EC2 and RDS instance was … Continue reading

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Sep/11

New 2011 WordPress Theme

Today I have finally published the new theme I have been working. I wanted to try and update the look and feel of the site to something more modern and try using some CSS3 techniques. HTML 5 canvas was planned … Continue reading

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Sep/11

Remove WordPress Default Admin Account

A good security tip is to remove the default “admin” account that is installed by default. Before doing so create a new user who also has the role Administrator. When deleting an account such as the admin one, WordPress can … Continue reading

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Jul/11

WordPress – Your Browser Is Out Of Date

Never knew it was WordPress’s job to keep your browser up to date:

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Nov/10

WordPress Twitter Tools Shows Blank Page On Connect

Overview I use the Twitter Tools plugin on WordPress to tweet my blog posts as well as showing my Tweets in my side bar. The recent change to oAuth and disabling basic authentication by Twitter has made the process slightly … Continue reading