I have made some changes to the website and database monitoring script which I published in March 2016. A summary of these changes: The script can be used in PHP versions older than 5.4.0. The script has been work with PHP Server Monitor, an open-source self hosted monitoring solution. You can view the code on Github here, […]
Now that Google I/O is over for 2016, I have posted my suggestions for which of their live streamed videos you should watch.
Note: Updates have been added since this article was originally written. These updates are listed at the bottom of this page, click here to view them. This guide will show you how you can monitor your website and database uptime using a free service from Status Cake (https://www.statuscake.com). Once you have setup an account, you will […]
If you’re building websites or Web apps, you will always need to ensure your product works well in a multitude of different browsers, operating systems and devices. To provide good testing documentation you will need a Browser Matrix. I have found the need for one myself, I thought it will help others if I provide […]
Learn how to create and use the WordPress site settings plugin I have created. This plugin will allow you or your client to easily edit a WordPress website’s details such as the telephone number, META Keywords, Footer text, etc.
Google’s Webmaster Blog has recently posted about their #NoHacked campaign. This campaign is about giving website owners tips and tricks to ensure they don’t fall victim to a cyber attack. You can read about the campaign here, I highly encourage you do – it gives some great advice. Part of the advice they gave was about […]
With Google I/O 2015 starting shortly, here is what I most hope to see: Android M announcement with news and Nexus 6 download images New Chromecast hardware and updates Android wear news and updates ChromeOS updates The keynote is scheduled to last 2.5 hours, so there should be much more news. Be sure to livestream […]
WordPress has a wide range of options to change the look and feel of your WordPress setup. One that most people overlook is the login box, accessible at http://yourdomain.com/wp-admin/. Using the code below, you will be able to apply a custom CSS stylesheet to the login page. Firstly create your stylesheet. You could name the file […]
I’ve been looking at how to change the button icon which is shown across Bootstrap 3 navigation menus in a mobile viewport. For months I’ve come across a whole variety of clever Navicon icons which change when clicked upon. I wanted to implement this feature into a Bootstrap navigation menu. In the end, I used a […]