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Elegant Themes DIVI – Custom 404 Page

I had a customer complain about not being able to reach the new site we just finished. They were getting a 404 page not found page. This is because Google has the old pages indexed. First I added the website … Continue reading

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Best WordPress Backup Solution – Akeeba

I have used Akeeba for years for Joomla and made moving and backup up sites so easy. I started purchasing the Pro version so I could exclude various directories and back up to Amazon Web Services. With the use of … Continue reading

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Free QR Code Generator

As trivial as it sounds there is a quickness to QR Codes that make them so handy. While hiking in Italy we didn’t know where we were exactly but we came across an old sign which told about the area; … Continue reading

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Joomla 3 Image And Links Tab Not Showing

I found a thread in the Joomla Forum about this; however, all their suggestions didn’t help me. https://forum.joomla.org/viewtopic.php?t=949711 I found my answer in the “Article Options” and “Editing Layout” tab. I hope this helps someone else out there…    

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Joomla Site Clean Up Tools

Here is a list of “Tools of the Trade” according to Ben Martin at Sucuri Security. Filezilla (FTP Client) NoScript (Script Blocker) VirtualBox (Virtualization Tool) ublock Origin (Ad Blocker) PHPMyAdmin or Adminer (Database Management) User Agent Switcher Support Forums (ie: … Continue reading

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DIVI Blurb and Button Not Matching Width

Working with a blurb and button below it I was getting the mismatched width at full screen or over 1900 pixels. The CSS for the button was: .et_pb_button_alignment_center { width: 92%; background: #FFF; margin: auto !important; } I needed to … Continue reading

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Using An Image For Joomla Search Button

This should be a really simple thing, but does seem to be. I wanted to use an icon for my search button. In the module I set “Use an Image” to yes, but this did nothing. My first search lead … Continue reading

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Joomla – Fabrik – 0 Unable to connect to the Database:

I had a Fabrik project that I wanted so show someone and when I got there I saw this message. 0 Unable to connect to the Database: This driver is unsupported in PHP 7, please use the MySQLi or PDO … Continue reading

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Screen Ruler In Firefox

I often need to know the viewport or screen size when developing the style sheet for a site. It took a little bit to understand where to find the built in screen ruler in Firefox. Here are steps. Hit f12 … Continue reading

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Joomla Kickstart Restore – Blank White Page

Moved site from Localhost to Godaddy hosting and after I restored the site I got a completely blank screen in both the front end and backend. The source was completely blank. I found this on OSTraining.com that let me see … Continue reading

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