Matthew Horne

Currently the Default character set or Collation for MySQL  is still “latin1_swedish_ci” and it is so damn annoying. The original reason for this is because the creator of MySQL is Swedish, which is the same reason why Microsoft’s’ operating systems default language is English US. Some hosts may differ, but for the most part lets assume [...]

Linkable Buttons with HTML 5

Since HTML 5 is gaining momentum and users are now shifting towards using buttons to link content over just a simply text link I thought I would share with you the correct method to link your content. The Wrong Way to link buttons Most people would simply do something like this. <a href="#"><button>Click Me</button></a> Although [...]

Lately there has been a spell of unwanted news kicking about the WordPress world. Many of my clients have reported increased levels of malicious activity on there sites, and some have reported huge jumps in the number of attempted accesses to the admin interface, i.e wp-admin and wp-login. Fortunately for you, there are a number [...]

robots.txt is a text file that is used to restrict robots (more importantly, search engine bots) from indexing and crawling certain parts of your website. Without a robots.txt file, the bots have free reign around your website which is not a good thing at all. By default WordPress does not come with a robots.txt, so [...]

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