Heartbleed Server Security Threat

– Posted in: Security
heartbleed

There is a serious security hole, dubbed “Heartbleed,” has been identified in “OpenSSL,” which provides secure connection services on thousands of servers across the world. This hole could potentially allow hackers to steal passwords, log in names, and secure data from your websites! Sources report that this vulnerability is due to a small coding error. A [...]

Learning PHP by the Seat of My Pants

– Posted in: PHP
Learning PHP

I’m not adept at writing in PHP. I have a very basic understanding of the scripting language. It’s called, “Learning PHP by the seat of my pants.” Many years ago, I wrote some web pages in PHP using your basic ‘include’ & ‘require’ functions. I even had some if/then statements that I added to the [...]

Comic Sans MS (circa Windows 95)

– Posted in: Comic Sans MS, Fonts, Web Design

Comic Sans MS is a sans-serif casual script typeface. In 1994, Vincent Connare designed this comic font, which classified as a casual font designed to imitate the historical look of comic book lettering. It was meant to be used informally for things like… well, comic speech bubbles. Microsoft supplied all Microsoft Windows users with this [...]

Working with WordPress App for iPhone

– Posted in: WordPress
Working with Wordpress App for iPhone

This is my first post using the WordPress app for my iPhone. It seems this app allows for posting on the go! So far, this app lends to being an awesome tool. I’m not one who posts with my phone, mainly because the keyboard is too small. However, it is good to know that I [...]

Clients From Hell

– Posted in: Web Design

I recently found a website called, “Clients From Hell”. It is a website where web designers and developers have pulled together stories of conversations with clients all over the world. You can’t help but laugh at some of the things people request from a web or graphic designer. Today, I found this video provided by [...]

WordPress Brute Force Attacks

– Posted in: Plugins, Security, WordPress

This has been an incredible week for brute force attacks on the Internet. Email flooded my inbox, websites slowed to molasses-slow.  I had just finished putting security plugins in place on all of my WordPress sites after being attacked only a couple of months ago. I had been patting myself on the back for securing [...]

WordPress Security Plugins

– Posted in: Plugins, Security, WordPress

Several weeks ago, many… if not all of my websites had been hacked. It was terrible! I spent many hours cleaning all the domains. Since then, I have learned some lessons. I had hoped to bring my lessons to you in an effort to keep you from sharing my mistakes. Many of my websites are [...]