8 top tips every website owner should be following

Whether you have a blog, business card or e-commerce website, getting the basics right can make the difference… search engines will like your site, and you’ll get a natural flow of traffic with minimal effort and cost. Here are eight simple cost-free tips that will help you make sure your website is getting the basics … Read more8 top tips every website owner should be following

How to embed YouTube videos with a specific start time

As a keen YouTuber, I regularly embed my videos in sites such as this one. On occasion, it’s relevant to start the embedded video at a specific time, to avoid wasting the readers time. It’s simple to do… so here’s how to do it: 1. Go to the video in YouTube, and click the “Share” … Read moreHow to embed YouTube videos with a specific start time

Google Adsense: Googlesyndication.com Adsense Javascript missing from page source

Having just spent a frustrating hour trying to trace the reason why my websites were no longer displaying Google Adsense ads, I thought I’d share in-case others have the same issue. The issue I had was that ads weren’t displaying at all, or so I thought. The odd thing was that my revenue suggested some … Read moreGoogle Adsense: Googlesyndication.com Adsense Javascript missing from page source

phpBB3: Avatars not showing after update – Solved!

Another day, another issue to resolve… this time it was the turn of phpBB to shed some of the remaining hair from my head. I have however now got to the bottom of this, so this is another post aimed at helping others hindered by this irritating issue. It seems that the phpBB update changed … Read morephpBB3: Avatars not showing after update – Solved!

cPanel Addon Domains: Host multiple domains under your hosting package

A prospective client contacted me yesterday asking whether it was possible to host more than one domain against a BeachyUK hosting package. The answer is yes… and having had a similar question before, I thought it was worth adding a post on this to explain how you can do this using cPanel Addon domains.

WordPress Upgrade Failed: Could not copy file

Obviously I like to keep WordPress up-to-date to ensure it has the latest security patches, and that any new features, or improvements are available to myself, and you lovely readers! Well of late I’ve had issues upgrading WordPress. I’ve tried the automatic upgrade on several occasions, and in an attempt to keep my cool, I’ve … Read moreWordPress Upgrade Failed: Could not copy file

WordPress – Cache Issues – Clear Cache

Well I thought I would help others who may have been facing the same problems as me. When visiting my wordpress blog several errors appeared at the top of the website stating headers have already been sent out. This made it impossible to login to the backend of my blog. After searching google for answers … Read moreWordPress – Cache Issues – Clear Cache

Changing the Maximum Product Name Length in Virtuemart

Hi Guys, Just a really quick post for anyone who wants to increase the Product Name length in Virtuemart. Go to phpMyAdmin Locate the table  jos_vm_product Find the field product_name (ot at the top of the table like you would expect!) Then click change (the second button from the left) Change Length/Values to the number … Read moreChanging the Maximum Product Name Length in Virtuemart

Changing default payment method in Virtuemart

I have just found out how to hard code change the way virtuemart lists its payment methods: Locate the file: components/com_virtuemart/themes/default/templates/checkout/list_payment_methods.tpl.php Locate the code: $ps_payment_method->list_nocheck($payment_method_id,  false); $ps_payment_method->list_bank($payment_method_id,  false) $ps_payment_method->list_paypalrelated($payment_method_id,  false); You can then copy and paste the lines in order to change the order of t payment method category list. Changes within the category can … Read moreChanging default payment method in Virtuemart

What is your domain worth? (for paid links or selling domain)

Whether you’re looking to sell some advertising space, sell your domain, or just fancy knowing…. many of us wonder what our domain is really worth. Here’s a great tool that applies several criteria to come up with a value it deems your domain to be worth: http://www.dnscoop.com/ It looks at: Domain Age PageRank (and whether … Read moreWhat is your domain worth? (for paid links or selling domain)

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