Category: Blog

Ultimate Guide to Starting a Blog in 2019

Here’s what we will be covering in this post; Introduction Why start a blog? Determine Your Niche Are You Blog Material? Get a Domain Name Picking the Right Platform Picking the Right Host Walk-Through Sign-Up Process My Favorite WordPress Plugins Introduction The best part about starting a blog is you really need zero tech savvy. […]

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18 Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started Programming

Malcolm Gladwell’s 10,000 hour rule suggests that 10,000 hours of “deliberate practice” are needed to become world-class in any field. As I’ve only become a developer fairly recently, I can accurately tell you how long it will take – forever. I have spent approximately 3,000 hours studying anything and everything to do with becoming a […]

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How to Add JavaScript to a WordPress Post

You can find a video version of this tutorial below; The first thing we need to do is log in. In order to add the JavaScript and CSS in a per-post manner, rather than the entire site, we are going to use a plugin named Scripts n Styles. Go to your site’s “Plugins” page, or […]

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How to Shade and Highlight in Serif DrawPlus X8

In today’s lesson, we are going to learn highlighting and shading in Serif DrawPlus X8. If you are already reading this article, I will assume you already have DrawPlus. If not, it’s a great illustration program which can be purchased from Amazon for about $25. There are perhaps other ways to do this, but I’ve […]

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How to Monitor Linux with Command-Line Tools

top – Linux Process Monitoring Most of the issues you will encounter in Linux will usually have to do with a process consuming too many system resources like memory or CPU. Just start up top, and by default, it will show you the CPU utilization of each process. you should shart the program using top […]

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How to Back Up Your Windows Computer

Today is Better. Years ago, all hard drives had one or more metal spinning discs inside which stored all of your data and programs. One quick trip to the floor, and a mechanical failure meant the possible end of your data. Today, most storage has moved to solid-state drives (SSD). They don’t spin; they’re much […]

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How to Remove Viruses and Malware

Though viruses have become scarce and malware is on the rise, there is still a chance that downloading files from the Internet can infect your computer. The silliest phrases you may have ever spoken are “Do you want cheese on that” and “I only open attachments from people I know.” If you’re looking for just […]

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Why I Left GoDaddy (and How You Can Too)

When I saw the email in my inbox from GoDaddy titled Your domain expires soon., I just figured it was another scam – some bill for something I’d never purchased in the first place. After all, I would never purposely order something from GoDaddy. Then I discovered, as I sometimes do, that I was mistaken. […]

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