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How to Fix: Windows 8 Desktop, Task Bar, Applications Zoomed In

Bad title for a post… Basically, after upgrading to Windows 8.1, I started having issues with my start bar looking “glitched”, desktop icon sizes messing up, and some applications looking as if they were zoomed in. At first, I thought it was driver issues relating to my notebook / laptop’s 650M SLI configuration not working

WordPress: Check If Last Post In Loop

WordPress really is one of the best, user-friendly CMS’s / blogging platforms to have ever been created. Everything is easily accomplished (generally) and their documentation is great. You will, however, run into small issues when developing, that leave you going “huhhhhh”? This may be one of those small issues. So let’s get on to addressing

Guide: How To Transfer Users From One WordPress Blog To Another

Today, I needed to move accounts over from one WordPress website to another. It was on a different web host, different database, and different domain. How does one go about doing this? Well, it’s easier than you may think. To make things easier, let’s do some labeling… Website A is the website with the accounts

Verio – My Least Favorite Web Hosting Provider (Review)

Uh oh! It’s that time again! Remember how in my post titled GoDaddy Woes – Legacy Economy Package Cannot Be Upgraded For cPanel how I mentioned there were issues with Verio I’d likely bring up soon? No? Oh. Ok. Well, the time has come, as they continue to provide terrible customer support to their customers.

Windows 8.1 – Nice, But Nothing Major

Many people hate Windows 8 to death. Why? Solely because of the new “start menu” design. Some people have other reasons too (such as compatibility issues that may crop up ocassionally), but by-and-large, it’s the start menu. Me, though, I do not hate Windows 8. In fact, I was an early adopter of it, having

Internet Explorer 11 – Dev Tools Get A Bit Revamped

“Do you like Internet Explorer?” — Ask this questions to any web developer, and you’ll likely hear the answer “Heck no!”. And it’s for good reason: IE has played by its own rules instead of following standards, for ages. With every upgrade, however, they push towards remedying this. For that, they have my kudos…even though

GoDaddy Woes – Legacy Economy Package Cannot Be Upgraded For cPanel

Whenever I encounter issues with a hosting provider, I make sure to share the experience here, as was done with my experience with the bad MediaTemple GridServers. This post is dedicated to a gripe with GoDaddy Economy hosting accounts that were purchased a couple years ago. GoDaddy now offers cPanel as a free addon to

Fix: SimplePie Feed Randomly Disappearing

I had the distinct pleasure of getting to utilize SimplePie recently for a small project that was requested by a client. What is SimplePie? Here’s their description: SimplePie is a very fast and easy-to-use feed parser, written in PHP, that puts the ‘simple’ back into ‘really simple syndication It works well. Very well — when

Fix: MediaTemple Not Showing PHP Errors or PHP Notices / Warnings

MediaTemple is a great hosting company. They give you access to all the tools you need, especially when using a DV server, and they have awesome, responsive support. Unfortunately, their KnowledgeBase guides are a bit…outdated…and occasionally not 100% correct. It can leave you going “DERP! I did that! Why you no work!?” Obviously, this occurred

CSS: How to Easily Hide Content On Only Mobile or Only Desktop

One of the great things about Twitter’s Bootstrap 2 and Bootstrap 3 are the responsive utility classes. It makes hiding / showing content on only specific resolution sizes or devices easy. Other than the grid system, it’s one of the key features utilized in the framework. What if you wanted to bring that over to