I was in desperate need for a functioning yet robust, and most importantly, quick-to-install-and-configure carousel/slider for a large project i was working on for my job. Perusing my job’s rival-of-sorts website, i dove into their code and learned they used Flickity, which i instantly fell in love with after reading its documentation and API. Several ways […]
Are you interested in governance in general as well as specifically to the Open Source world/community? Check out this read, the second part in a series about governance. It’s written by Randy Fay. This is the start of my Someone Else’s Good Read series of posts. I would like to share interesting ish around the world, but […]
So if you’re like me, you do a lot of WordPress development locally and experience annoying issues. I use MAMP, personally, as do many others. One of these common headaches is the MySQL server not starting on MAMP for Mac; inexplicably stopping and whatever you try, it won’t start again. Here’s a fix that has worked […]
All right. Here’s a simple explanation of how this encryption business works. Recently there’s been a healthy amount of chatter in the news regarding WhatsApp, and i’ve noticed more and more of my contacts using (installing at least) Signal on their phones. This will give you an idea essentially of how our text message convos […]
How to fix this “WordPress database error: [Unknown character set: ‘utf8mb4’] ~” error. Simply change “utf8b4” to “utf8” in the Database Charset setting in your wp-config.php file. Voila.
Hey, y’all! During my never-ending search for web development gigs, i used Craigslist a ton, but it was tedious having to go city by city. That was until I found an easy way to search ALL Craigslist posts throughout the country simultaneously. Here’s the link for web development gigs: https://cse.google.com/cse?cx=008732268318596706411:nhtd4cwl5xu&q=web%20developer Thank you, Google Custom Search. […]