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HTTP/2, HTTPS, Let’s Encrypt, NGINX and WordPress Hardening

If you're running a Wordpress site on a Linux server running NGINX, then you might be interested in setting up a free SSL (HTTPS) certificate using Let's Encrypt. The internet is moving towards HTTPS, and even Google is said to rank HTTPS pages higher than the standard HTTP pages. If you're using Wordpress, you have [...]

How-To: WordPress BBPress Display Subforums As Block List Instead Of Commas

If you're a Wordpress user and use BBPress to run forums (like mine), you'll probably notice the subforums display uses commas and looks a little messy. If you don't mind editing a PHP file, it is fairly easy to fix and display as a block list instead. You would need to FTP into your site, [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:55:52+00:00 December 10th, 2014|Categories: Tech Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Tech Tip: Integrating vBulletin Into A WordPress Theme

If you have a Wordpress blog and vBulletin forums, you might be interested in how to integrate your vBulletin forums into your Wordpress theme so you can get a consistent look and feel across your website. I came across this article by Depressed Programmer from 2009, which still works with the current version of Wordpress [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:57:49+00:00 May 28th, 2013|Categories: Tech Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , |3 Comments

Yahoo Acquires Tumblr For $1.1 Billion

This morning, Yahoo announced its acquisition of blogger platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion. Rumors started about the acquisition at the end of last week and it was reported on Sunday that Yahoo's board had given their seal of approval on the deal. Tumblr will be operated as a separate business under Yahoo, and David Karp [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:58:00+00:00 May 20th, 2013|Categories: Internet|Tags: , , , , , , |3 Comments