WordPress Media Library Database Row/Table Scheme & Info
Sep 30, 2017Web DevelopmentComments (1)
This post contains information on how WordPress stores images in the media library and its related database entries. Useful if you need to make corrections, perform actions in bulk, or want to create a plugin. As always, be sure to backup your database before making changes.
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WordPress Unknown Collation utf8mb4_unicode_520_ci Solution
Sep 30, 2017Web DevelopmentComments (5)
If you're importing or migrating your WordPress database to a server that has an older version of MySQL (like version 5.5.x), you may run into this error:
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Security and Web Policies
Sep 29, 2017Web and Internet
This document covers the various policies in effect during your usage of this website. Please take a moment to review them prior to commenting on posts or using information from this website. These policies are subject to change without notice and were last updated on October 2, 2017.
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Magento 2 M2E Pro Shipping Policy Bug Unknown Modifier H
Jul 19, 2017Programming
When attempting to edit or create an eBay Shipping Policy in M2E Pro for Magento 2, you may come across an error like this:
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Change Magento 2 Order ID Increment (2.1.7)
Jul 12, 2017Web DevelopmentComments (1)
Here is how you can change the order ID increment in Magento 2. This requires a minor edit to the database so should only be attempted by those familiar with database changes, and only after a backup. This works for Magento 2 version 2.1.7 and will probably work for similar versions and newer versions, but I can't guarantee it.
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Best Solid State Drives for 2017 (2.5-Inch Internal SSD)
May 19, 2017Computer Hardware
Here are my picks for the best solid state drives for May 2017. This list is divided into three different size classes (small, medium, and large).
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Fixing Holmes Tower Fan Ticking and Rattling Noises
May 17, 2017Computer Hardware
If your Holmes tower fan makes a light ticking or rattling noise while operating, the problem may be due to some small plastic bits on the circuit board not being secured. This was the case for me, and here's how I fixed it using some basic electrical tape.
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Google LG Nexus 5 Power Button Failure and Soldering a Replacement
May 16, 2017MobileComments (3)
The power button on the Nexus 5 is a common failure point. It is the same power button that is used on many other phones, including Samsung flagships of its era. Unlike the Samsung though, the Nexus 5 doesn't have a home button, so the power button is used more often and will fail sooner.
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Unity 2D Particle System Inward Moving Particles
May 16, 2017ProgrammingComments (3)
To create inward-moving particles using the stock Particle System in Unity, you need to set the Start Speed to a negative number. This reverses the direction of the particles so they move towards the center.
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How to Play Super Nintendo (SNES) Games on Your Phone
May 16, 2017MobileComments (2)
Some of the best games of all time were made for Super Nintendo, and it's easier than ever to play them on your mobile device or phone with near perfect functionality.
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Recover from and Protect Against Ransomware Virus Attacks
May 15, 2017Windows
Ransomware is a type of malware and virus that encrypts your personal files and seeks a payment in order to gain access to the decryption key. It targets documents, pictures, spreadsheets, and other common files. The payment is usually requested via bitcoin.
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How to Save Money on Home Lighting Costs by Switching to LED
May 12, 2017Energy
Prices for LED light bulbs have dropped a lot over the last 3 years. Here is a simple guide to help you make the switch over to LED and learn how much you'll save. You'll also be able to determine how quickly the LED bulbs will pay for themselves, and where it doesn't make sense to switch yet.
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Doom 2016 PC Frame Rate Stutter/Freeze Every Few Seconds
May 12, 2017PC Gaming
While playing the Doom campaign, you may notice a frame stutter or freeze every few seconds, despite an otherwise smooth frame rate. This is common when playing Doom with a video card that has 2 GB or less memory.
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Create a Self-Signed SSL Certificate using OpenSSL on Windows
May 12, 2017Programming
This is a simple method for creating a self-signed SSL certificate on Windows. This is useful for testing and development purposes; you shouldn't use a self-signed SSL certificate on a production website.
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