[How-to] Host a static website on a AWS S3 bucket

As you may already know, Amazon offers the best cloud services through an initiative called Amazon Web Services (or simply Amazon AWS). Among the available services are some that, when combined, allow the hosting of websites to be effortless and with a relatively low (and scalable) cost. One such service is called Simple Storage Service… Read More

[How-to] Host a static website with Google Cloud – GCP

This step-by-step guide shows you how to set up a Cloud Storage bucket to host a static website. Static websites can include client-side codings such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. They cannot contain dynamic code such as server-side scripts such as PHP. Why Google Cloud Storage? It is amazingly fast for pennies a month! You… Read More

HTML sitemap w/o a WP Plugin

Have you heard about HTML sitemap? Well, it offers easy navigation for your website visitors. To be more precise, it’s the bulleted outline text version of a website. The visitors can use the sitemap to easily find/locate any topic which they can’t find searching through the whole website menus. The best part is that HTML… Read More

Installing Memcached

Memcached is a general-purpose distributed in-memory object caching system, which is often used to speed up and optimize back-end dynamic database performance. It does this by temporarily storing data and objects in the servers RAM/memory (like rendering a popular WordPress page on your blog). This reduces the number of direct requests to your databases, saving… Read More

Force SSL on a WordPress

I’ve noticed that a .htaccess redirect works from the root folder down, but if you access the website from an old link you won’t be forced to HTTPS. Updating the WP URL structure does not help The Redirect This will work to force the redirect: If you are running WordPress in a sub folder, the… Read More

Programming the DJI Tello [Mac]

Starting off, let’s all admit, you are going to crash into stuff, so more space you have the better. How-to: Program Tello to do backflips with Scratch 2.0! Install brew.sh on your Mac, If you are unfamiliar with brew! Homebrew is a free and open-source software package management system that simplifies the installation of software)…. Read More

Backup VestaCP with Restic [Ubuntu]

Now that my VestaCP install is north of 100GB, backups are becoming more challenging. To achieve an extra level of security, I started backing up my server to S3 using Restic. Here are the steps I took to achieve this. 1. SSH into your box.ssh root@IP 2. Install Resticapt install restic *if you don’t have… Read More

Add Quick Keys in Safari (or any Program on your Mac)

I constantly test “disable Javascript” in my web design work. To make the process a lot faster, I added a quick key. Here is how I did it. System Preferences Go to System Preferences, Click on the Keyboard icon. Shortcuts In Shortcuts, go to the App Shortcuts tab, adding your desired shortcut by clicking on the “+” icon in… Read More

Remove a repository in source list using terminal

List You can remove the repository from the sources list using terminal. Find First you need to find your lists: sudo ls /etc/apt/sources.list.d Command Look for your desire PPA here and then remove the PPA using the following command: sudo rm -i /etc/apt/sources.list.d/PPA_Name.list

How-to: Format a USB to FAT32 MBR

I was making a piratebox and the USB needed to be formatted in FAT32, MBR format. Apple’s disk utility wasn’t co-operating, so I moved over to Terminal. Terminal In Terminal, search for your USB using the command: Find your USB name and disk number, then enter the following command (be careful you don’t select the… Read More