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Every now and then we get ambitious and write an article or two.
They range from random thoughts to walk-throughs and how tos.

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Check If A Twitch Channel Is Live Using PHP In WordPress

We recently did a little custom setup for our client, Mana Bar, who's site is running on Wordpress. Whenever their Twitch channel is live, we wanted to show a slide on the main page of their site letting visitors know. We had a little issue with the slide not loading because of a caching plugin,…
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Converting Your WordPress Website To SSL

Converting your regular http protocol to https is something that is becoming a lot more common these days. Whether it's setting up a store to take payments, contact forms to collect information, or just because you have that pesky little "Your connection to this site is not secure" message in the browser, people want to…
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How To Turn Off Your Current Location In Snapchat’s Snap Map

So, Snapchat has made stalking a whole lot easier. With the latest update, they have added a new feature called the "Snap Map". When you go to the Stories page and pinch the screen, it will show you a map with current locations of anyone who hasn't locked down their settings. Locking Down Your Location…
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Migrating A WordPress Website From WordPress.com To Self-Hosted Location

You want to move your WordPress based blog from Wordpress.com to a hosting account that you purchased or a self-hosted location? Perfect, you're in the right place. First, a little background. I recently helped a friend move his site from Wordpress.com to a hosting company that he could manage himself. The only thing I ask…
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Microsoft Project Tips

First, a little background. I have been instructing Project for quite a while now. Probably since around Project 2003 just before Project 2007 was released. On top of that I have used it quite a bit for projects that I have been a part of as well as helping others in scheduling their own. Over…
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How Do Snapchat’s Snapcodes Work? The Sequel.

A while back we wrote an article about Snapchat's snapcodes and how they work. It looks like they snuck a little more functionality in when no one was looking. You can now create a snapcode that redirects to any URL of your choosing. You can find our previous article on snapcodes here: How Do Snapchat's…
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Printing A PDF From Microsoft Word With No Margins

Printing a word document with no margins sounds like a fairly easy task but it can be a little tricky depending on your settings. In Word file go to Page Setup Settings - Page Attributes Format for - Any Printer Paper Size - click here and then click on Manage Custom Sizes Click + to…
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