Files or Database – Which part of WordPress should you backup?

July 18th, 2017   Tech Editorials 

Backing up WordPress is essential if you want to make sure your blog survives the unexpected. Maybe you accidentally delete all your files, or you forget to pay your host and they delete your account and everything associated with it. There are many things that can wipe out the dear blog of yours. Luckily, you…  

Backup WordPress Automatically

July 11th, 2017   Tech Editorials 

Backups are a crucial thing to do if you want to make sure your WordPress blog or site survives the (unlikely but possible) situation that your files are somehow deleted. Unfortunately, people almost always forget the backups, risking their site should something bad happen. If your blog is important to you, read this post to…  

How To Automatically Update Ubuntu

July 5th, 2017   Tech Editorials 

How to automatically update Ubuntu

Today, Ubuntu Linux is a popular choice for servers and even for some desktops. Linux, as a whole, is known for its stability and suitability which makes it excellent operating system for web and email servers. But no operating system stays secure forever because new security holes are found on a frequent basis. The obvious…  

Use Secondary Email with Forward to Combat Spam and More

July 3rd, 2017   Tech Editorials 

Signing up for a secondary Gmail address and forwarding it to your real email can help to fight spam and more

Email is one one of the best ways to get in touch with people. Too bad, unsolicited commercial email is a huge problem in the mailing world. However, you can do something about the spam: use a secondary email address. Let me share this simple method to help you separate good emails from the evil…  

How to Automatically Update WordPress, Themes and Plugins

June 29th, 2017   Tech Editorials 

Updates to WordPress are frequent and they can be a pain to manage – especially if you have plenty of WordPress sites to take care of. It takes time to log in to each of them individually and then click update buttons. And what if you’re on a long trip and important security update is…  

Keep order with MySQL “IN” query

June 27th, 2017   Tech Editorials 

Consider you have a MySQL table with user id, name, email and city. Let’s say it’s a table containing all of your company’s customers, exactly a hundred clients. Here’s how it looks on phpMyAdmin: Well, now your boss has come to you and given you a list of 20 user ids. He wants you to…  

Combine Data of Excel Cells

June 22nd, 2017   Tech Editorials 

You might get an Excel sheet full of people’s names. The names are divided into “first name” and “last name” cells. You want to combine the first name and last name into one cell containing the full name of the person, looking like this: Working with separated data – first name and last name in…  

Send Group Email and Keep Recipients Private

June 19th, 2017   Tech Editorials 

Send Group Email and Keep Recipients Private

Sending emails can be private business. You might want to send an email to multiple recipients but not let any of the recipients know the others. How do you achieve this? There are two easy ways for sending emails to many persons at the same time. Option A: Send the emails individually This is a…  

Find Out Real IP Behind Clouflare

June 15th, 2017   Tech Editorials 

So, you’ve come across an interesting website. You, being a geek, want to find out the website’s IP address. You have many ways to achieve this, but let’s say you use an online tool for that. You go to WhoIsHostingThis.com and type the website’s domain. Then, you get this kind of a result: The webmaster…  

Use Google Translate For Whole Page on Any Browser

June 12th, 2017   Tech Editorials 

There’s a translator built in the Chrome browser that uses the same database than Google Translate tool. So if you’re using Google Chrome you essentially have Google Translate at your disposal all the time. But what if you don’t use the Chrome browser? Perhaps you don’t like some of its features. Or maybe you don’t…