Tiers, Tiers, and More Storage Tiers

Last week I attended Storage Field Day 19. As it always happens at these events there are trends that you can easily spot by following the presentations and then connecting the dots. In my opinion, no matter what a single vendor says, sustainable data storage infrastructures are made of different tiers and you need a smart mechanism to move data across different levels seamlessly. Why tiers? There isn’t a lot to say here. The storage industry now provides numerous types of media and it is quite impossible to build your…

6 Tips for Creating and Using a Logo Effectively on Your WordPress Site

Your company’s branding is the first impression people have of your business. The logo, in particular, plays a paramount role in your branding because of how frequently it’s used. In this post, we’ll discuss the importance of a unique logo design for successful branding. Then we’ll provide six tips for creating a logo and using it effectively on your WordPress site. Let’s get started! The Importance of Having a Unique Logo for Your Business In short, your company logo is the symbol of your brand. It’s…

Removing Malware Appended to Each Post

I have a malware java script that was added to the end of every post. I tried using an SQL statement in phpMyAdmin. Here is a shortened version of that: SET @virus = « <script>var _0x2cf4=[‘MSIE »+CHAR(59)+ »‘,’OPR’,’Chromium’,’Chrome’,’ppkcookie’,’location’,’https://www.wow-robotics.xyz’,’onload’,’getElementById’…(and a lot more obfuscated script)…; UPDATE wp_posts SET post_content = REPLACE ( post_content, @virus COLLATE utf8mb4_unicode_520_ci,  » ); This was not initially successful because many false matches caused deletions all over the website. I didn’t have time to find out why, so I shortened the search text to be only the beginning of the script,…

Issue #395

Can You Make a Countdown Timer in Pure CSS? Chen Hui Jing explores if it’s possible to create a working countdown timer using just CSS. What I Learned as a Developer From Accidents in Space Andrey Sitnik shares the lessons he took from Soviet Space Age to become a better developer and open-source maintainer. From Our Sponsor Manage projects better in 2020 – Clubhouse.io “Clubhouse is like a fast and delightful version of Jira, a more purposeful version of Trello.” – Current User. Free for up to 10 users. Articles…

How to Choose Website Color Schemes Rules and examples for making an effective and eye-catching website design

What Is A Color Scheme? Why Are Website Color Schemes Important? How To Choose Your Website’s Color Scheme Website Color Scheme Examples   Dale McManus Co-Founder & Web Developer Jan. 27, 2020   Hey, my name is Dale! My partner Alex and I have helped tens of thousands of people build beautiful websites around the … Continue reading « How to Choose Website Color Schemes Rules and examples for making an effective and eye-catching website design«  The post How to Choose Website Color Schemes <br /> <span class=’secondary-title’>Rules and examples for…

Web Design Weekly #377

Headlines My Secret Weapon for Design Inspiration Inspiration is a key component of visual design. It’s a reference point that kick-starts the creative process and a starting point for producing beautiful, visually pleasing solutions in response to a well-defined problem. In this article, Buzz Usborne shares his tips for finding inspiration. (medium.com) Babel 7.8.0 Released (babeljs.io) Sponsor Web Design Weekly and reach over 30,000 passionate designers and developers Articles An Introduction To React’s Context API In this article, you will learn how to use React’s Context API which allows you…

11 Powerful Link Building Techniques to Gain the Most Engagement in 2020

Link building is a must if you want to improve your website’s visibility & rankings and be on the first page of search engines! Whatever your industry is, the only key to improving your website’s visibility in the search engines is Link Building. But how do you find the right technique? Some practical ways to rank well in search engines are discussed below. Photo by JJ Ying on Unsplash Link building can be difficult to keep up with, and the rules and techniques are changing every month. On March 2016,…

Custom post type not using custom template

So I’ve been working on a WordPress site, and I need a custom post for documents, which is supposed to be registered as ‘document’. I generated the code for the custom post in a plugin, Meta Box, and placed the code in my functions.php file (though while testing, I disabled Meta Box to see if it was interfering, while keeping the php it generated in functions.php). I have a template, single-document.php file, in the root of my theme (which is a child theme, if that makes a difference). But WordPress…

6 Ecommerce Challenges You Can Tackle With WordPress

Launching an online store is exciting, although there is usually an unexpected barrier or two along the way. However, if you’re not seeing the stream of eager customers you expected or have struggled with payment gateway integrations, don’t despair. WordPress provides many solutions to common ecommerce challenges.  In this article, we’ll discuss the current state of ecommerce. We’ll highlight six ecommerce challenges and how WordPress can help you overcome them. When you’re ready, let’s dive right in!  Why the Timing is Right for Ecommerce with WordPress…