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OptimizePress Security Breach – OptimizePress Needs Patching

This important post comes to us from the fine & friendly folks at Shadow Dragon Unlimited. You can find the original post here. More news, discussion, informed opinions, and disinformation. Believe what you like, but have the skills to back it up! http://www.warriorforum.com/main-internet-marketing-discussion-forum/882768-optimizepress-1-getting-hacked-ever-day-whats-answer.html Recently a theme security risk came to . . . Read more

Adding KissMetrics or other Analytics Tracking Codes to Drupal 6

Most Analytics Apps do not have official modules/plugins for Drupal. Thus, this requires us to implement a backend code insert into the theme to ensure the JS Codes we need appear on each and every page of the Drupal Theme installation. Example : MaryMorrissey.com Drupal 6 Theme : marymm Analytics . . . Read more

Htaccess DirectoryIndex index.php Not Found 404

Oh that *is* interesting. RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !=/favicon.ico RewriteRule ^(.*)$ index.php?q=$1 [L,QSA] The condition that is in bold above (which is already in the htaccess), should be doing the trick.  But for some reason, it’s not. The “RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d” says, “if the request is . . . Read more

Peaceful MEDIA Web Hosting :: Email Settings

Manual Settings for Connecting Email Accounts: You can configure your mail client (eg: Thunderbird, Outlook, MacMail, etc…) using the settings found below. Make sure to change the “username” and “yourdomain.com” in the examples to the values for your account. The following is for the (recommended) secure SSL/TLS transport. *Important:  When first connecting your . . . Read more

Free Online CSS3 Generator Tools We Love

1. CSS3 Gradient Generator http://www.colorzilla.com/gradient-editor :: Sleek, intuitive tool creates subtle, intelligent color gradients without images. Perfect for responsive websites that won’t render image gradients perfectly when browser window gets shrunk/blown-up. I especially like the diagonal CSS3 gradient effect this easy app allows you to create on the fly. Presets . . . Read more

The First Rule of Sailing is Love

“You know what the first rule of sailing is? … Love. You can learn all the math in the ‘verse, but you take a boat to the sea you don’t love, she’ll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps her going when she . . . Read more

[check_cpanel_rpms] Altered RPMs Found on Server

After one of our Easy Apache rebuilds, we encountered the following alert email, entitled “[check_cpanel_rpms] Altered RPMs found on today.example.com”. Well now, how about that. Very interesting! The full reasons for the above remain a mild mystery, but the fix entailed running: Further Reading:Best Practices for Proactively Maintaining Web SecurityApache . . . Read more

The American Tourist and Mexican Fisherman

Author Unknown An American tourist was at the pier of a small coastal Mexican village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. Inside the small boat were several large yellowfin tuna. The tourist complimented the Mexican on the quality of his fish and asked how long it took . . . Read more

When You’re Dealing With a Sysadmin

Further Reading:How to Find the Sizes of All Tables in a DatabaseWordPress and GIT Deployment WorkflowGIT: Setting up a client project under source controlOptimizePress Security Breach – OptimizePress Needs PatchingInstalling and Using VVVThe American Tourist and Mexican Fisherman

Basic Anatomy of a Striking Theme Page

There are five main areas that can be edited and styled from the Striking wp-admin: Header Feature Header Page Footer Sub Footer Further Reading:How to Setup Stripe Sub-Account for New KajabiPeaceful Media’s Favorite and Standardized WP Plugin ListWordPress and GIT Deployment WorkflowMigration of WordPress from Pagodabox to a Traditional Hosting . . . Read more