A couple of months back I reviewed Google Drive. At the time I noted my disappointment with the slow sync speed as well as various other frustrations. I'd been using Dropbox for quite awhile and decided to move to Drive for integration reasons (I use many Google services) as well as … [Read more...] about Google Drive – time to wake up Google!
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Upon update of the WP e-Commerce on A WordPress Website recently, the checkout Page would be blank (no content) upon updating the cart (e.g. removing a product). The following error message was appearing: PHP Warning: session_start() [function.session-start]: … [Read more...] about How to fix WP e-Commerce session_start error
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I've been a massive Microsoft fan for ages; from Windows to MS Office to Kinect and so much else they have really been one of the few consistent leaders in making computers easy to use for people. Unfortunately I'm going to stop being a Microsoft evangelist after living with Windows 8 for a … [Read more...] about Windows 8 … what a disaster!
This information is primarily for trainees on my WordPress courses however I recommend the following to anyone interested. There are three neccesary steps; the domain name, hosting and email. All three are from different providers but this is described below. Once you have purchased a domain name … [Read more...] about Getting a Domain Name, Email & Hosting
There is a mountain of WordPress assistance available for free Online. There are tens of millions of Websites running WordPress so chances are that your question has been answered before. For my trainees here are some of the best resources. General WordPress Look through your printed user … [Read more...] about WordPress Help Resources
There are massive advantages in using fonts for icons or glyphs in place of images. Advantages include; significantly smaller filesize of a font versus an image, fonts scale and retain perfect quality and fonts can be easily manipulated with CSS. It can therefore only be good to use icons in … [Read more...] about How to use Font Awesome in WordPress
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