A Tech Evangelist is someone who loves, lives, breathes and preaches technology as a solution to almost any problem.
That is what we do and we try to do it well.
We cover a range of favorite tech support topics on this site, including information and tutorials for open source software, programming, databases and home theater.
You will find tech tips, solutions, and tutorials for a wide variety of technology issues and problems.
A huge worldwide brute force attack is hitting WordPress sites. The attack appears to be using a large botnet of infected PCs and servers in an attempt to break into the administration area of WordPress sites. The attacks involve a … Continue reading
If you have updated your WordPress sites to version 3.5.x, you probably noticed that the Links section in the admin area has been removed. Actually, it wasn’t been removed for all sites because it is still there if you were … Continue reading
I just found a sysadmin administrator account set up with an e-mail address of firstname.lastname@example.org in a new client’s WordPress site. This is happening more often recently and some people appear to think that WordPress is creating these accounts. WordPress … Continue reading
A few years ago a friend told me about Netbeans, the freebie Java-based code editor that is designed to work with Java, PHP and a range of other languages. At that point it was time to retire Homesite, my favorite … Continue reading
As someone who has been developing web sites for the past 15 years, I have always considered Internet Explorer to be the most broken browser on the planet. If you are going to experience a browser problem with your web … Continue reading
If you are doing an automatic upgrade with WordPress and the only thing you see where your site should be is the message, “Briefly Unavailable for Scheduled Maintenance. Check Back in a Minute.“, your upgrade failed. I have seen this … Continue reading
One of the first security rules when configuring WordPress is to never use the default administrator name, ‘admin’. Always change it to something that you can remember, but is hard for someone else to figure out. When you use the … Continue reading
If you own an e-commerce site that uses a shopping cart, you may not be aware that you could have been liable for paying a licensing fee to a group of attorneys who claimed the rights to three patents that … Continue reading
I have used the Kindle Fire almost daily since it first hit the market in late 2011. I even take it with me when I travel and use it to retrieve e-mail and surf the web whenever I am with … Continue reading
It seems to be getting harder to find a hosting company with very good tech support. For business web site hosting, the company needs to have techs on duty 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. The techs also … Continue reading