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Articles on various how to items.

Custom WordPress Homepage widget area with Bootstrap

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This tutorial we will show you how to implement a custom WordPress homepage and footer widget areas. These widget areas will auto conform using the boostrap grid system based on the number of widgets. Adding a new function to your … Continue reading

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Adding a version number to WooCommerce Downloads Table using custom fields

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Recently we where challenged to find how to add a version number to WooCommerce Downloads table from with the my account section. After a quick search through Google, which yielded no favorable results we ended up creating our own solution. … Continue reading

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Free LetsEncrypt SSL on a Digital Ocean VPS running Ubuntu 14.04.5 using ServerPilot

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Today we will show you how to install a 100% free SSL certificate from a CA (certificate authority). Our clients server was setup using a Digital Ocean Droplet with Ubuntu 14.04.5 and used Server Pilot configuration. It’s been long since … Continue reading

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Use Sequel Pro database management, with SSH, Serverpilot, and Digitalocean

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First things first, we just want to say that we absolutely love Digitalocean and Serverpilot services. It makes setting up new servers a snap. The problem we ran into a while back is that Sequel Pro couldn’t connect to our database, … Continue reading

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Save hard drive space using dropbox

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Dropbox has become quite a got to for cloud storage. Even though there are other out there, this article pertains to Dropbox and Mac users, sorry PC fans there is a remedy for you as well using a similar process. … Continue reading

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Using Font Awesome in Photoshop

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For those of us designers who love using Font Awesome icons, using Font Awesome in Photoshop is actually pretty simple. In fact its really only a 3 step process to get started. So lets not waste anymore time shall we. First … Continue reading

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Magento returns a 404 while running cron file

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If you didn’t know already Magento uses a CRON job to send out new order, and order emails. Why is this? We have no idea, and honestly it’s the dumbest thing we have seen so far. It does however send … Continue reading

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Custom Magento Contact Form

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In this how-to tutorial we will show you how to make a stunning custom Magento contact form using the default contact form. A live demo can be found Here First you will need to make sure you have the form.phtml in … Continue reading

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Add a photo gallery to Magento using Photobox

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What is Photobox CSS3 JQuery plugin? Photobox is a lightweight image gallery modal window script which uses only CSS3 for silky-smooth animations and transitions, utilizes GPU rending, which can be completely controlled and themed directly from the CSS, and in … Continue reading

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How to take a screen shot with a PC or Mac

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Today we will explain how to take a screen shot with a windows based pc and a Mac. Continue reading

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