Category: Web Stuff

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The Best Creative Commons Stock Photography Sites

From our friends at Illumina Filmworks: Whether it’s video production, web or print, photography has always been an integral part of design. It is, however, a cost that adds up quickly. As a general rule, free stock photos are extremely difficult to find. Lucky for you, there are a few ways to access high-quality stock photos…
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Nginx for SSL Termination to Varnish & Apache Backend with WordPress

System Architecture for Scaling Virtual Environment All traffic should have ssl certs installed for each domain at nginx level.  Nginx is configured as ssl proxy only.  Certs are provided by Let’s Encrypt unless otherwise needed for other purposes. (non-secure) Varnish (80) –> Apache (8080) –> Redis –> MariaDB (secure) Nginx (as ssl proxy) (443) –>…
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CentOS 7 + SELinux + PHP + Apache – cannot write/access log files Apache logs keep saying that it can’t write to file due to permission where file permissions are properly setup,. Unable to save log files in custom directory on Startup (Apache) Encountered an issue trying to start Apache.  It was looking through the virtual hosts and…
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Setting up Goal Tracking for Contact Form 7

Google Analytics Goal tracking with Contact form 7 I’ve set this up for various clients in the past and I tend to see this asked frequently, so I’m making a note of it here. Step 1 – Login to Google Analytics Once your login to your GA account head over to your dashboard, select Goals…
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WordPress Comment Blacklist

There’s probably a better and more complete source for this, but I’m posting what I use. Go to your Dashboard –> Settings –> Discussion –> Comment Blacklist and add the list below.  It’s pretty aggressive, so if you care about comments in general, this may be too strict for your site.   _border _coupon _htm…
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