How To: WordPress Browser Caching

Browser caching is a sore subject among many WordPress developers. Caching in your end-user’s web browser is hard to see and even harder to control at times, and yet it can affect their entire experience. What’s more, page performance testing will often instruct developers to “leverage browser caching,” and this makes the problem more complex. … Read moreHow To: WordPress Browser Caching

How to reset the SMC in a MacBook (and why you might want to)

If you find your MacBook acting strangely, and seemingly for no reason, resetting the SMC may help. There are a number of things that could signal an SMC issue, from screen resolution problems, to a PC that doesn’t seem to want to reboot. And while resetting the SMC isn’t a cure-all approach to diagnosing problems, … Read moreHow to reset the SMC in a MacBook (and why you might want to)

Installing FFmpeg

Installing FFmpeg in Windows Download a static build from here. Use 7-Zip to unpack it in the folder of your choice. Open a command prompt with administrator’s rights.NOTE: Use CMD.exe, do not use Powershell! The syntax for accessing environment variables is different from the command shown in Step 4 – running it in Powershell will overwrite your System PATH … Read moreInstalling FFmpeg

I just cleared out my Gmail using a simple trick that took only a few minutes — here’s how to do it

I arrived at work on Monday to a daunting warning. My Gmail inbox had reached maximum capacity, and unless I did something about it, I’d no longer be able to send or receive emails. I’m generally an “inbox zero” kind of person, meaning I try to clear my email inbox out every day and let my inbox … Read moreI just cleared out my Gmail using a simple trick that took only a few minutes — here’s how to do it

Suspend Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Desktop Automatically After Inactivity

On a laptop or desktop running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, one can configure it to automatically suspend or go to sleep after certain time of inactivity… When you suspend Ubuntu computer is goes to sleep. All your applications will remain in their current state when you resume. Opened applications and documents will remain opened but other … Read moreSuspend Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Desktop Automatically After Inactivity

FIREFOX SEND IS AN EASY WAY TO SHARE LARGE FILES SECURELY

YOU’VE GOT NO shortage of ways to send encrypted messages, and at least as many cloud services for sending large files. But the Venn diagram for the two remains surprisingly, inconveniently small. That’s the beauty of Mozilla’s Firefox Send, a free, intuitive, web-based service that lets you share large encrypted files, no strings attached. Send began in … Read moreFIREFOX SEND IS AN EASY WAY TO SHARE LARGE FILES SECURELY

Windows 10 Could Automatically Uninstall Buggy Windows Updates

Microsoft is reportedly working on a new functionality that will automatically remove botched updates from Windows 10 to fix startup issues and other bugs preventing the PC from booting. “The support document was quietly published a couple of hours ago and for some reasons, Microsoft has also blocked the search engines from crawling or indexing the page,” reports Windows … Read moreWindows 10 Could Automatically Uninstall Buggy Windows Updates