5 Ways to speed up your WordPress site

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Having your WordPress site run as fast as possible is extremely important. If your pages load fast to visitors without too much delay it could mean many positive things for your site and business. Your search engine rankings may increase, your visitors will continue browsing your site if it is not a tedious procedure and

iOS Safari “Cannot decode raw data”

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We setup a site recently and I experienced a “Cannot decode raw data” error in Safari on iOS for both the iPhone and iPad. We have a caching plugin installed on the site on WordPress called WP Super Cache and I immediately assumed that this had something to do with it. Clearing the cache or

Win an iPad Mini or WordPress plugins

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Tribulant Software is currently running an online, open contest to give away a WordPress plugin license every two weeks and an Apple iPad Mini grand prize at the end of the contest. Anyone can enter into the contest and the winners are drawn randomly from the entries database. Go to the iPad Mini Giveaway contest.

WHM/cPanel Backup to Amazon S3

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There are several ways to backup your server. If you have a WHM/cPanel server, WHM makes it easy for you to make backups under Backup > Backup Configuration and of course the legacy backup system under Backup > Legacy Backup Configuration. WHM creates backups inside the /backup directory by default and allows you to go as

WordPress: Get Role by User ID

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You may want to get the role of a WordPress user by ID or even the role of the current user. First off, if you’re doing this for the current user, you can use the global $user_ID variable as the current user ID. Here is a quick function you can use to get the role

Beware of Freelancer.com

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I had a very negative experience with Freelancer.com and I feel that they are a scam and that I should warn the rest of you on the internet so that you don’t get scammed like I was. This article is purely based on facts, material and conversations with Freelancer.com. I received a newsletter from Freelancer.com

iOS7 Beta 3 Released

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Apple has released beta 3 of it’s iOS7 and it is available for download right now. They included a bunch of improvements and bug fixes. See the release notes (unofficial) with all the changes made to this new beta release of iOS7. If you are running iOS7 beta 1 or 2, you can update by

Apple Wireless Keyboard on Windows

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Yes, you can use your Apple wireless, bluetooth keyboard on Windows, no problem! Follow these steps to connect your Apple wireless keyboard to your Windows computer: 1. Turn on your Apple wireless keyboard. Press the on button on the right hand side and hold it for longer than 3 seconds. That way you clear it’s

W3TC Fragment Caching

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I previously wrote an article to explain how the fragment caching in W3 Total Cache plugin for WordPress works. With their release of 0.9.2.10 the fragment caching suddenly stopped working and they stated in their release notes that a new security string/constant named W3TC_DYNAMIC_SECURITY is required in order for it to work. They implemented this

iOS 6.1.4

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Apple has released iOS 6.1.4 software update for the iPhone 5. The software update simply includes an updated audio profile for speaker phone. The update doesn’t include anything else other then this, according to Apple’s public release notes. No fixes, features or enhancements unfortunately. Based on some news and rumours, Apple is hard at work