Don’t Forget to Eject

Don’t Forget to Eject Have you ever wondered if you really to eject your external hard drive, flash drive, etcetera. According to a recent article on Popular Mechanics, yes: “Does It Really Matter if You Eject Disks Properly?” So…don’t forget to...

MarsEdit Stripping Characters with WordPress

If you go to use MarsEdit to edit blog posts with WordPress and find that it is stripping off characters (e.g. double-quotes, less than, and greater than signs), then please check out this article: “Is Mars Edit stripping quote marks?” Short story…some providers have an old libxml2 with PHP. If they are not willing to upgrade it, then this command (with the most recent version...

WordPress “Blank Screen of Death”

This morning looked like it was going to be eaten by an unexpected glitch…you can read more about it at our TixxTech Blog. (Probably only of interest if you are a WordPress user…)

Avoiding AddThis in a WordPress Post or Page

Since social networking is very important, we leverage the AddThis WordPress plug-in to allow visitors to share pretty much anything, page, post, index, archive, etcetera. However, there are some cases where it really makes no sense (e.g. our Search page) or it conflicts with another bit of technology (e.g. our Contact Us page leverages our theme’s built in contact template, and their...

Getting a Better Facebook URL

When you first create a page on Facebook, you are stuck with a cryptic kind of web address, for example: However, once you have 25 likes for your page you can go here: And choose a more friendly user name for your Facebook page. For instance: Your old...

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