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GoToMyPC Hacked! What does it mean for you?

GoToMyPC announced on their status page that their  "service has been targeted by a very sophisticated password attack". Timeline: The first announcement came at Jun 18, 14:13 UTC which said to reset your password. At Jun 18, 21:22 UTC the gave more instructions through the status page. It gave some additional instructions about using an alternate email. It also discussed 2-Step Verification. At  Jun 19, 03:26 UTC they announced that they had been attacked but did not state whether and users data [...]

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How to disable the reviews tab in WooCommerce?

One easy way to disable the reviews tab in WooCommerce is to edit the themes functions.php file. Add the following to the end of the file: add_filter( 'woocommerce_product_tabs', 'sb_woo_remove_reviews_tab', 98); function sb_woo_remove_reviews_tab($tabs) { unset($tabs['reviews']); return $tabs; } You can access the functions.php from most self hosted WordPress installations by navigating to Appearance > Editor then selecting the file on the right hand side.

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Udemy – How To Create A Fully Functional Website Using WordPress in Around 1 Hour! Review

In this class the teacher attempts to teach someone how to set up a WordPress website on HostGator using the quick install. He goes in detail about how to do so but in trying to focus on speed he misses some very important items that should be stated from the start. The teacher speaks very clearly and goes into a good amount of detail on how to go about the process of creating a generic WordPress Website. A student will [...]

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How to Turn Off MySQL Strict Mode in WHM

While in WHM navigate to SQL Services then phpMyAdmin. phpMyAdmin will probably open in a new window. Look at the top and towards the right for variables. Click on that then either scroll down to sql mode or use the filter. Hover over the row that says sql mode and an edit button should appear. STRICT_TRANS_TABLES,NO_ENGINE_SUBSTITUTION Change to: NO_AUTO_CREATE_USER,NO_ENGINE_SUBSTITUTION If an edit button does not appear you may not have permission to edit the value. If you have root access try logging in [...]

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Maximum upload file size: 2 MB

There are many solutions to this, The problem is that they may be dated. The answer depends on your server setup, whether you have multisite enabled and if you are on a shared server you may not even have any control over this. Solution if you have upgraded to Easy Apache 4: If you are have WHM access you can log in and go to the new tab unser software called MultiPHP INI Editor .  Check the file size of: upload_max_filesize, it is most [...]

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Ballmer Leaves Microsoft Now What

So Steve Ballmer is leaving Microsoft. After serving as CEO of the software goliath for over 13 years the big question is really a couple of Whats? What happened and what’s going to happen. With the speed of a nanosecond, the pundits came forth with a myriad of takes on this shift in the corporate landscape up in Redmond. F’sure there is no shortage of theories behind Mr. B’s departure. Was it because he lost the support of Bill Gates? [...]

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Keeping Your World Private

Back at the beginning of the 1960s, when he wrote his dystopian novella, “A Clockwork Orange”, Anthony Burgess said, “to be left alone is the most precious thing one can ask of the modern world”. As prescient as he was, Burgess could never have foreseen the dramatic rise in paranoia currently felt over the increase in spying. Such fears are not unwarranted as evidenced from what’s come to light in recent days. Headlines are filled with scandals and news about [...]

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To Save Data Or Not To Save Data. That Is Not The Only Question.

Paper is widely considered one of the most important inventions of all time. It’s also one of the most seductive. Its power to enslave is evidenced by the fact that most of us are reluctant to throw it out. In fact, paper is the number one item hoarded. From pay stubs to grocery receipts, the amount of it filed and kept by nearly everyone boarders on obsessive. While the love affair between man and paper is over three thousand years [...]

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Bungie A Public Relations Machine

Bungie has a new game coming out called Destiny and it will be a social media, marketing and public relations machine. I always say that owned media is the best way to control the message and in this case the story of the product. Of course public relations is always about the story. Bungie is a public relations powerhouse because of two things, they produce a great product and they are passionate about it. Lets go over some typical PR [...]

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Elements Of A Successful Social Media Program

Let’s start out with the most important element: Communications. The Social Media team needs to have specific instructions on who to contact and why. Some of these options depend on the size and structure of the company but all roles are typically filled by someone. The Social Media team needs to have access to the Executives, The Marketing Department, The Distribution Department, The PR Firm, The Security Dept., The Support Department, that is a lot already but basically almost the [...]

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