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How to Increase Your Maximum File Upload Size On WordPress Multisite

I tried to upload a collection of 3MB images to a site today and every one bombed out with the following error: [filename] exceeds the maximum upload size for this site. I googled around for an answer for a bit and then it hit me: the site’s on WordPre

Every Development Project, Ever

A short story “A new project! I should learn X while I build it because I need to learn it anyway and it’ll save me sooooo much time on the next build.” Eight hours later… Next project: “I didn’t use X to its fullest so this time I’ll try to optimize

How To Add Varnish In Front Of An NGINX Front End Proxy With Apache On DirectAdmin, That’s WordPress-Friendly

Start with Poralix’s NGINX + Varnish + Apache on Directadmin powered server post as an overall guide First, Add the Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository to your server and straight after that, install Varnish using Yum. Focus on the se

Let’s Hope Do Does A Post Mortem

I received an email today that took me by surprise: It’s Time to Say Goodbye Here at Do, our customers have been the driving force behind our mission to change the way people work together. While the last two years have been an incredible journey, we’v

WordPress Brute Force Login Flood

Yesterday morning my web server suffered its worst Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attack yet. For two hours 893 separate IP’s continually hammered my cloud VPS server and pretty much sent it crying to mama. I could barely connect to it. I decided

A New, Sustainable WooThemes

The Announcement Woothemes announced today that it will significantly change the way it licenses and supports its products. Which is a good thing. Their original business model was unsustainable, as are all WordPress-based businesses with lifetime supp

Please Stop Using ‘Less’ When You Mean ‘Fewer’

I see this mistake all over the web and and want to point out that there’s a technical difference when ‘less’ and ‘fewer’ should be used. Use ‘less’ when you mean weight, size, volume, or something similar. Use ‘fewer’ when it’s in number. Examples: Di

So You Say You Know Social Media, eh?

I am so, so, so, so, so sick of everyone and their goddamn grandmother (literally, I’ve seen a grandmother) adopt Social Media as a skill on LinkedIn. Fuck you. No seriously, fuck you. You don’t. What you know is how to log in, like stuff, post photos,

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