Author: Antonie Potgieter

WordPress: 404 Not Found When Submitting Form

I’ve seen many designers/developers facing an inexplicable issue where a WordPress form goes to 404 Not Found page. The most obvious reason for this would be that the URL to which the form is submitting is incorrect. But after reviewing the code and making sure that the form submits to the correct URL (which exists), the error may persist and there is a very specific reason for that. A very common reason for this is that a POST or GET variable is a reserved WordPress term. So check the fields in your form and make sure that none of...

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AWS EC2 Nameservers With WHM/cPanel

If you have an EC2 instance running on Amazon AWS and you have installed WHM/cPanel on it, you can configure your own, custom nameservers on it. It consists of a few quick and easy steps: Linking your internal, private IPs and your elastic IPs. Setting up your IPs in WHM. Registering your namservers at your domain registrar. See the source link below for full, detailed instructions on how to do this. Setting up Amazon EC2 is quick and easy, you can build a server within less than an hour. I initially used a great guide posted by Rob Scott which...

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WordPress – Really Simple Captcha Cleanup

I will show you how to cleanup the image files that the Really Simple Captcha plugin creates. The plugin creates security captcha image files inside wp-content/plugins/really-simple-captcha/tmp/ directory. This directory may become very large and full of image files if you don’t remove them or clean them up accordingly. These image files can cause high innode usage on your hosting/server. How to Use Really Simple Captcha in Plugin or Theme First, you may want to read the How to Use Really Simple Captcha Plugin in Your Plugin or Theme article. The article shows you how to integrate the Really Simple Captcha plugin...

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How to Wipe iPhone/iPad

It is important to erase your iPhone or iPad before you hand it over to someone else. The most common cases is when someone sells an iPhone or gives it to a family member to use. Video: How to Erase iPhone Or follow the written instructions below… How to Erase iPhone I’ll show you what to do to completely wipe your iPhone or iPad and make sure no data is left on it. 1. Backup iPhone When you wipe your iPhone, all data will be lost forever. I strongly advise that you backup your iPhone to iCloud or to...

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How to Test Email Spam Score

You can test the spam score of your emails/newsletters before sending them out. What is Email Spam Score? A spam score is a score given to emails by SpamAssassin or similar software on the incoming mail server. The email spam score is determined by a range of checks, validations and algorithms to give an email a score between 0 and 10. The lower the score of the email/newsletter, the better it is and the better the chances of it being delivered correctly to the recipient. The higher the spam score, the more likely the email is to fall into...

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