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I’m out of memory – but you shouldn’t see it


Well it’s happened – I seem to be hitting memory issues as a result of running too many WordPress sites on a shared hosting plan. As a start to addressing this – I’m consolidating my sites and _may_ turn off WordPress multisite. I don’t really need it though it makes things easier to update one […]

DBC Backup 2 – gets a significant re-write to support mysqli connector


DBC Backup 2 has just undergone a major update to use mysqli connector. This is a significant change as the PHP mysql connector has been flagged for removal since PHP v5. For the first time the plugin will introduce a download function – allow a logged in admin user to download the backup file. The […]

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Isotope Visual Layouts Pro – caching improvements


I’ve made a small change to Isotope Visual Layouts Pro and this directly improves caching and website performance. Isotope Visual Layouts Pro will shortly get a version bump and include a Transient to store the WordPress database query for 1 hour. The transient cache is also cleared when a new post is published.

Isotope Visual Layouts lite new version out now


Isotope Visual Layouts lite, my free WordPress plugin which adds animated grid layouts to your website has been updated. What’s New in Version 3.0 Introduces Metro UI CSS to replace my own custom code Updates Isotope jQuery to latest version Where can I get it? Isotope Visual Layouts lite is a free plugin – you […]

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Using a Netgear N600 DGND3700v1 to extend a home network


I’ve brought a brand new Asus RT-AC66U modem/router and decided that to use my old Netgear N600 ADSL modem/router DGND3700v1 to extend my home network and expand my wireless network. I’ve put the Netgear in a room where there was poor wifi signal strength and used a powerline (ethernet over power) adapter to connect back […]

DBC Backup 2 – minor update


DBC Backup 2, my WordPress plugin to safely backup your website has had a minor update. DBC Backup 2 build 2.3.25 has just been published to the WordPress Plugin repository and you can update now. Features / What’s New in DBC Backup 2 build 2.3.25 Fixes – a problem where the settings link didnt work […]