Author Archives: Grimey

pdffactory an error occurred in windows (MAPISendMail failed).

This error looked like this. This error was fixed by going to the following path and renaming “MSMAPI32.DLL” to “MSMAPI32.old”. After that the program worked normally. The path the DLL on Windows 10 is “C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\system\MSMAPI\1033”. I hope … Continue reading

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DIVI Customize Tag Landing Page

Divi’s portfolio modules and projects component make adding the project / portfolio a breeze. I found a short code from Surbma that allowed me to quickly add the project tags to the page. The issue I had is when the … Continue reading

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Customizing DIVI Top Header

I needed to make some changes to the header of DIVI site and this guy gives a great start to finish example. I hope this helps someone else out there…  

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WordPress Creating A Child Theme

With WordPress themes it is always better to create a Child Theme when you can so when your theme has a update your time spent customizing the CSS isn’t lost. I stumbled onto the following page the other day that … Continue reading

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DIVI drop down vertical submenu

Working on a new WordPress site I really wanted to go deep with DIVI. I got stuck on an issue with the dropdown submenu items. They were horizontal instead of a standard one below the other. The issue was quickly … Continue reading

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K2 – Limit Intro Text

I was surprised I wasn’t able to do this easier, but it looks like others have struggled with this as well. I did get it fixed, and was able to limit the word count. I didn’t make a override yet … Continue reading

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Joomla! 3.8 – A Must-Do Update

I learned since Joomla 1.5 that updating is a must. Make a backup and install the update. You never know unless you try. Today I saw an article that gives a great reason for updating to 3.8….answer is security. For … Continue reading

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Adding A Video To Joomla 3 Article / Page – Using JCE Pro

I needed to add a video to page/article in a Joomla! 3.8 site. I saw the JCE advertises as being able to do this with just a URL. I love the way WordPress embeds YouTube videos and hoped it would … Continue reading

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Create A Custom 404 Page In Joomla

When a site gets moved the old indexed URLs lead to users linking to your site through their search may link to a page that no longer exists. Using Google’s Webmaster Tools you can eliminate old URLs, but in the … Continue reading

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instantdezign.com – unsolicited text messages

I started getting text messages from http://www.instantdezign.com/. This was extremely annoying. I replied back to stop, but more came in. I finally went to their site and used the Chat feature, and they said I was removed from their list. … Continue reading

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