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301 Redirects with .htaccess

After I dumped my database and blew up my site, I wanted to resurrect my most popular content. I needed to setup 301 redirects so both users and Google could find my (old) content in its (new) location.

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Genesis Code Snippets

Here is my collection of code snippets I use build child themes in Genesis.

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[Safely] Update an Ubuntu EC2 instance on Amazon AWS

Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS was released and that meant it was time to upgrade my Ubuntu EC2 instances from 11.10 to 12.04.1 LTS.

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Microphone Shootout: Behringer B-1 vs Neumann TLM 103

I’m a 15 year radio veteran. I’ve seen the debate between high-end and low-end microphones both in-person and on internet message boards. Usually, the argument ends with snide comment like:¬†“The Behringer is crap because it’s only $100 bucks!”… That’s not very scientific, so I wanted to study this on a technical level.

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Remove WooCommerce Styles and Scripts

WooCommerce is absolutely the most brilliant and easy-to-use shopping cart for WordPress – but it’s heavy! I’ll show you how to remove the cruft!

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How To: Install LAMP on Ubuntu

My brother called to talk about moving his company’s web development and testing environment in-house. They had already downloaded Ubuntu, but didn’t know how to get Apache, MySQL, or PHP installed. I sent him one command and 5 minutes later, they had a fully functional LAMP stack running.