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Contact Form 7 Won’t Send

If you are getting the dreaded “There was an error trying to send your message. Please try again later,” and you’ve tried the Captcha fixes, then there’s another thing you should check. Contact Form 7 could be using WordPress’ function READ MORE

RegTech and Vape Juice

RegTech (Regulation Technology),  has been used in the financial industry (often referred to as FinTech), since 2008. But, it has only been recently that the tech industry has considered applying this to other fields. As a small business consultant and READ MORE

My Favorite Chrome Extensions

In my opinion, Chrome is the best browser out there in terms of cross-platform compatibility, security, and speed. Chrome extensions make Chrome better. Just don’t overdo them, because that can slow down the browser, or it can change the way pages READ MORE

HTTPS / SSL is Becoming the Standard – Finally!

In 2014, Google announced that it would start considering whether a website used SSL in search results.  But, it wasn’t required, and it barely affected SEO. But, with 2017 approaching, quickly, if you are not running your site with SSL, READ MORE

macOS Sierra with SSH

If you upgraded to macOS Sierra (beta or the new publicly available today 10/20/16), you might have issues with SSHing into servers – especially Linux. That’s because newer versions of Linux and Mac require better encryption. The default has always been READ MORE

Is Upgrading Magento Important?

Clients often ask me how important upgrading Magento is? The answer is yes – if you want to keep your e-commerce site running smoothly and securely. Updates bring a number of benefits: They patch bugs. When people report bugs – problems READ MORE

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How to Upgrade Magento Via SSH

Upgrading Magento via SSH is usually much simpler than via the magento downloader. To upgrade follow these simple steps. 1. First backup. Download a copy of your database, and backup your files. You can make a zip of them. 2. READ MORE

Centos & SSH2: Properly installing

Everything is harder on Centos, and that includes ssh2. If you’re having issues, here are the steps below. 1. First you have to install the following packages: yum install automake make php-devel libtool openssl-devel gcc++ gcc 2. Next, change to READ MORE

Magento: Unknown cipher in list: TLSv1

If you are getting the error “Unknown cipher in list: TLSv1” while installing Magento or updating it, chances are it’s because you are hosting on a Centos box and well, Centos is always a pain. To fix it: Edit downloader/lib/Mage/HTTP/Client/Curl.php, and: change READ MORE

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