I’ve tried several of the video streaming devices on the market and I thought that I would share my recommendations for those in the market for one.
Units that I have tried include:
Price: $49 and up
I was excited when the Amazon Fire TV came out. At the time, I was an exclusive Roku user, but Roku had not updated their units in quite some time and they were beginning to feel sluggish. The Fire TV promised a significant speed boost, and it delivered in that respect. However, it was disappointing for other reasons.
There are some simple, some free, some more difficult and some commercial solutions out there for making WordPress more secure. The question is not IF you will get hacked, but WHEN. The more you can do to secure your web site, the better.
Below are minimal steps that you should take to help secure WordPress, in order of importance:
I’ve seen a lot of sites that don’t use SSL by default. I’ve heard the argument, “We don’t need it. We’re not e-commerce.” This is absurd thinking:
Read more: Why HTTPS? Here Are the 5 Reasons Folks
If you are on WordPress, there are several …
Short-term profits overrule long-term gains. Always.
I have been a contractor for a long time. Let us dissect companies A, B, C and D.
This situation happens to me all the time. I’m working on a client web site, making updates or content changes, but the site is not responsive and/or wasn’t built with any sort of CSS framework. I also encounter this problem when trying to throw together pages for the WordPress admin. I could do the work manually, but I’ve become spoiled by grids. Bootstrap happens to be my favorite.
If I include the regular Bootstrap distribution, I have the problem of it changing style and typography. That won’t work. I could use a different, grid-only framework, but I have become used to Bootstrap conventions.
To solve this problem, I simply compile the Bootstrap SASS files, including only the grid and responsive utilities modules. To avoid potential conflicts with other CSS, I use a wrapper (in this case, .bootstrap-wrapper). Now, I can simply include the CSS file in the project and use …
This guide gives step-by-step instructions for installing Node.js, Nginx, PHP 5.6 and MongoDB on an AWS EC2 instance running the Amazon Linux AMI. If you notice any errors, changes or have suggestions for alternatives/clarifications, please let me know.
This guide assumes that you are familiar with Amazon Web Services and using the Linux command line. This guide also assumes that you are performing these tasks on a fresh Amazon Linux AMI instance.
This guide was written using a fresh Amazon EC2 instance with the following configuration:
If you are using a newly-created instance, don’t forget to install the latest updates:
sudo yum update
This section shows the commands used to install and update Node.js and NPM.