All posts by Web Monkey

How to centre a Superfish dropdown menu

This is a great little tip I found a while ago which has been sitting in my Wunderlist ever since. I can’t recall where I originally picked it up and so I thought I’d share

How to Protect GRUB with Password in RHEL / CentOS / Fedora Linux

GRand Unified Bootloader (GRUB) is a default bootloader in all Unix-like operating system. As promised in our earlier article “How to reset a forgotten root password“, here we are going to review how to protect

Fedora 18 (Spherical Cow) Released – Download DVD ISO Images

Finally, On January 15th, 2013, the Fedora Project team announced the final release of Fedora 18 code-named (Spherical Cow) and made available for both 32-bit or 64-bit x86 processors. This release was taken three months

2 Ways To Sell Using PayPal and WordPress

There are many, many ways to sell things from your WordPress site, from physical products to digital downloads or access to content. The best solution will depend on your particular circumstance and needs. While WordPress

2 Ways To Sell Using PayPal and WordPress

There are many, many ways to sell things from your WordPress site, from physical products to digital downloads or access to content. The best solution will depend on your particular circumstance and needs. While WordPress

12 Useful “df” Commands to Check Disk Space in Linux

On the internet you will find plenty of tools for checking disk space utilization in Linux. However, Linux has a strong built in utility called ‘df‘. The ‘df‘ command stand for “disk filesystem“, it is

15 Useful “ifconfig” Commands to Configure Network Interface in Linux

ifconfig in short “interface configuration” utility for system/network administration in Unix/Linux operating systems to configure, manage and query network interface parameters via command line interface or in a system configuration scripts. The “ifconfig” command is

Pybackpack (Python Backpack) Manager tool for Ubuntu and Linux Mint

Pybackpack is an open source simple, powerful and user-friendly file backup utility was written for Gnome desktop only and released under the GPL, but you can also use it for other desktops too. Like you

Update Prep: How to Test Your Software with the Upcoming Versions of cPanel & WHM

With the release of cPanel & WHM 11.36 on the horizon, how should Integrators test their software before it gets to the masses? Every time cPanel releases a new version of cPanel & WHM we

Sync passwords between Mac and Android with KeePass

This is a very old post. These days I recommend using LastPass. It’s actually not too difficult to manage all your online passwords in such a way that you can access and update them from

Make Posting To WordPress As Easy As A Facebook Status Update

In a Google+ community recently someone wanted to know how they could make posting to their WordPress blog as quick and easy as posting to Facebook or Google+. When you post a link on those

How to Setup Cherokee (Webserver) with PHP5 (FastCGI) / MySQL Support in Ubuntu 12.10

Cherokee is a cross-platform feature rich and flexible, light-weight and high-performance open source Web Server/Reverse proxy server that was released under GNU (General Public License). The Cherokee project was developed using C language and was

An Introduction to the new cPanel Feature Requests System

http://features.cpanel.netWe appreciate your interest in providing us with your valuable suggestions and feedback! The new cPanel Feature Request site was launched in October of 2012, and it is our intention with this new system to

How To Make a WordPress Test Site In 8 Small Steps

Every time a new version of WordPress is released, some people will experience compatibility problems with their sites. These can be minor and easily resolved, or they can  be more tricky to diagnose. Either way,

WP 3.5 Is Out – Back Away From The Update Button!

WordPress 3.5 AKA “Elvin” is out now. 3.5 features a wonderful new look for the media uploader, a clean new default theme and more. However, I DON’T recommend getting trigger-happy with the update button just

Media Library images missing in modal uploader

This is an interesting little WordPress problem, and I don’t think I’ve seen a solution posted elsewhere. On a couple of projects recently, I found that, while creating a custom theme and custom plugins, the

Why Premium WordPress Web Hosting Is Worth It

In the past few years a new breed of web hosts has emerged that focus specifically on hosting WordPress web sites. Some of the key players are WP Engine, FlyWheel, Pressable, Synthesis and Page.ly. These web hosts tend

Getting The Word Out With Jetpack: Sharing, Subscribers, Social Media Networks

This is a guest post from my friend and super-talented WordPress developer, Suzette Franck. I’ve mentioned the Jetpack plugin before and in this post Suzette will take you deeper into it’s social marketing features.****Let’s face it, no

Updating the WordPress plugin repository with SVN on Mac

Having recently switched my development platform from Windows to Mac, and being a published WordPress plugin author, I needed to find a Mac-based replacement for the excellent Windows-based TortoiseSVN in order to update my plugins

Enhancing Your WordPress Gallery

I’ve posted previously about the in-built gallery feature of WordPress,and some of the simple things you can do using the shortcode. With this post I wanted to share a few more tips and some apparently