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.
Here was my setup on an Amazon Medium Instance using APC: Continue reading “The Perfect APC Configuration”
When WordPress 3.5 beta 1 was released it came with, “Twenty Twelve”. While looking at style.css, I noticed the use of “REM” to set font sizes and margins. I had NO idea what an REM was. In fact, I just started using EM’s in other child-themes. Immediately, I turned to Google and started researching.
99% of social media plugins are crap. Many are poorly coded, and some only exist as a way to advertise inside the WordPress dashboard. If you’re not comfortable with code, then I would recommend trying Jetpack Sharing.
Otherwise, the code below is what I use (when I don’t use Jetpack).
Continue reading “Add Social Media Icons To Genesis (Without a Plugin)”
In January 2010, I started as Chief Engineer at Bluewater Broadcasting. The new job required me to move to Montgomery, Alabama (about 2 hours from my son Chase). It’s been a very difficult 3 years, 5 months, and 19 days – not only for me, but Chase as well. Continue reading “Living Next Door To The Ex-Wife”
Since August 27, 2007 I’ve been chained to my very “How To” centric blog. For 5 years, 8 months, and 21 days 90% of my content has been about how to help others “do things” with code. The other 10% have been rants or raves about geeky-web-designer stuff.
That ends today. I have completely wiped the database and done a fresh install of WordPress.