Blocking IPs and Visitors by Country

Maintaining a List on Your Server There are several sites with free lists of IPs for specific countries, ready to download. Once you have a list, you can block the IPs in htaccess or httpd.conf. In my view, this is a cumbersome way of blocking visitors from certain...

What to Do if Your Email Account Gets Hijacked

’s an event that we’ve probably all dealt with at one point or another, either on the sender’s or the receiver’s end: an email that clearly didn’t come from the person who supposedly sent it, hawking weight-loss supplements or “male enhancement” pills or some such...

Can’t Delete Email from iPad or iPhone?

PROBLEM Error message when trying to delete a message from iPad or iPhone: Unable to move message. The message could not be moved to the Trash.   SOLUTION Go To Settings (Gear icon). Click Mail, Contacts, Calendars. Click on your email account (You will want to...

WordPress 3.9.1 Maintenance Release

After three weeks and more than 9 million downloads of WordPress 3.9, we’re pleased to announce that WordPress 3.9.1 is now available. This maintenance release fixes 34 bugs in 3.9, including numerous fixes for multisite networks, customizing widgets while previewing...

WordPress Hacked? Ten Steps to Repair WordPress.

Stay Calm! Don’t start deleting things and installing all kinds of crap that promises to clean your installation up. You don’t know who wrote it and whether or not it’s simply adding more malicious crap to your blog. Take a deep breath, lookup this blog post, and...

Mac OS Keychain Not Saving Passwords…

Here is a simple way to solve the issues when the Mac Mail Keychain issues.   Open a new Finder window. Navigate to “~/Library/Keychains” using “Go To Folder…” (Cmd-Shft-G) Right-click on “login.keychain” and select “Get Info” Find the “Ownership &...

Mac Mail Offline?

This is something that seams to alway happen with Mac Mail no matter what version people have.  This issue has been happening since 2006 and no other email program do this.  I hope apple will fix this issue in up coming releases but I am not holding my breath as it...

Why update WordPress, plugins, and themes?

Updates to WordPress core, plugins, and themes often increase security by patching vulnerabilities and strengthening against attacks. To reduce the risk of your site being hacked or compromised in some other way, update!   When any expert talks about WordPress...