WordPress running slow? Check your post tags!
Over the past few years I have become very versed in optimizing WordPress for speed. Most generally I can get just about any WordPress site to load in under one second. Recently I was working for a client that had a site that was just dragging. We tried everything, disabling plugins, caching, I optimized all…
[PSA] Don’t Judge Cell Service by the Number of Bars You have.
For some time now I have noticed people complain that Phone a gets better service than Phone B. One would expect the user was having dropped calls, poor quality, or no Internet connectivity which leads them to believe that they suffer from poor reception. However, this is not the case at all, phone a apparently…
Linux Mint enable two-finger scrolling (multitouch)
My one gripe with my laptop and pretty much any linux distro is the fact that I lost 2-finger scrolling. Finally, with little searching I have found a solution: Install gpointing-device-settings sudo apt-get install gpointing-device-settings Run gpointing-device-settings Select the “Scrolling” tab. Check all that applay Enjoy your new 2-Finger Scrolling
Verizon MiFi open NAT for XBOX Live with DD-WRT
Recently a friend of mine purchased a Verizon Novatel MiFi 2200. This was his only option for home broadband, and for playing XBOX Live. The MiFi has built in port forwarding options for common tasks, but does not allow custom ports or applications to be added. There was no option for XBOX Live, and no…
WordPress PHP memory usage – a proposal
Recently I switched hosts and upon transferring my sites quickly noticed that I was having some PHP: out of memory errors. I only use the bare minimum plugins and have all of my themes optimized to limit PHP usage. I don’t use widgets, and if it can be hard coded using plain html, it is….