Sometimes We Write Some Stuff

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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WordPress, PHP 7, And Cherry Framework

Upgrading to PHP 7 Wordpress and a lot of its plugins are starting to require PHP 7. Unfortunately, not all plugins are on the same page. Until all the plugin creators get things tested and pushed out for the newer version of PHP, upgrading can be a huge pain. One in particular is Cherry Framework.…
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Custom Clickable Google Map Markers With Images

Our Scenario We are working on an app called BeeSecure that is being created with the intention of reducing rural crime. Well, rural crime initially but will hopefully do much more than just rural. We have two different types of hardware devices, one cellular, and another LoRaWan (Long Range Wide Area Network). These devices send…
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Rank Data In Microsoft Excel With Tie Breaking

Our Scenario We set this up recently for a volleyball league. To give you a bit of background so you can compare this to what you need to do, here are the details. This league ranks its teams based on one piece of information first and if there is a tie it moves onto a…
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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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