How To Create A WordPress Admin Login Using MySQL

You can do this simply by running the following SQL commands through phpMyadmin or through command line MySQL. 1. First insert the new user account into the database. If you’re using command line MySQL then you will need to select the database first using the...

Microsoft IIS 7.5 Best Practices

I thought everyone should take a look at this quick Micrsoft IIS 7.5 Best Practices article, it talks a little bit about security but mostly just what not to leave on was default. If you have any other sites or information you want to share, please comment!...

IIS Site Slow to Load on First Visit/Load (SiteFinity)

I had to deploy a new website that was done by a web design company, it was created in Sitefinity. I didn’t have the option to install it, I simply was given the site files and the database. I think had to figure out a way to update the database configuration...

Changing the Thumbnail on a YouTube Video to a Custom Image

The following code will allow you to use a custom image for the thumbnail on a YouTube video. <div style="float: right; padding: 20px;"><img style="cursor: pointer;" src="/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/iframeyoutubevideo.png" alt="" /></div> <div...

WordPress SEO plugin by Yoast

I recently installed the plugin Wordpres SEO by Yoast on my this blog, and others. It was recommended by one of those top 10-20-50 WordPress Plugin posts you find all over the place. You can read more about Yoast and their plugin on their...

How to fix the Asus Zenbook trackpad

I have an Asus Zenbook for work, and its awesome. Small. light and fast! Since day 1, the trackpad has been a huge issue. It didn’t perform like some previous laptops I had, nor like my Macbook. For instance when you single tap on the left or right buttons on...