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How to Combine the httpdocs and httpsdocs Folders in Plesk 11

When the Plesk Panel for my virtual dedicated server was updated recently from an old version to the new 11.x version, I was left with a huge problem. I was running a WordPress website on the server which accepted credit card payments and thus needed the ability to SSL encryption on the site. Obviously only some pages are encrypted and … Read More

Redirect to Mobile Website – SUPER Easy Tutorial

I spent literally hours searching for a good, easy-to-follow how-to on setting up a javascript redirect on your website so that mobile visitors get sent to your mobile page to no avail. It needed to be extremely clear and with great examples and I wanted a method that DIDN’T rely on screen-size because, well… That’s just stupid. You don’t want … Read More

P3 Plugin “Cannot Read Profiles Directory” WordPress Fix

If you recently tried running Godaddy’s P3 WordPress plugin on your WordPress site or blog and received the error message “Cannot Read Profiles Directory,” there is a solution for you! The problem stems from two possible causes. There needs to BE a profiles directory and it needs to be writable by the program. To get this working, you first need … Read More

Why Am I Now Getting Notifications From My Facebook Page

I’m not sure how long Facebook has been rolling this out, but in my personal account anyway, I just recently and randomly started getting every notification from any of the pages for which I am Admin in. I’m not sure why this changed all at once, but I wanted it to stop. So here is how you disable Facebook notifications … Read More

How to Use Responsive Background Image Sprites – CSS Tutorial

At one time or another, you may have found yourself wanting to use sprites in your responsive website design. While at first this may seem like a very simple task, in reality it’s a little more difficult of a challenge. It can, however, be done. Here’s how! This trick is fully supported by all modern browsers other than IE 8 … Read More

Maintain Aspect Ratio for HTML Element Using Only CSS in a Responsive Design

There is an easy way to make a div or other element square or any other shape while still being responsive, using ONLY CSS. I actually stumbled upon this solution myself, and then saw a formal write-up of it by @marcolago here. The solution is actually extremely simple, and you will kick yourself for not figuring it out. This little … Read More

Google Maps V3 “Sensor Parameter” Error – Cause and Fix

If you are here you probably received an error something like this: The Google Maps API server rejected your request. The “sensor” parameter specified in the request must be set to either “true” or “false”. This is a commonly seen error message when working with the Google Maps V3 API. If you are like me, you know little about javascript … Read More

Motorola Triumph Phone Storage Low All the Time – Solution Using Stock ROM

Is your stock Android Motorola Triumph on Virgin Mobile constantly telling you that it’s out of memory, despite the fact that you keep uninstalling apps and deleting files all the time? Odds are, you are running into the same problem repeatedly. Most likely due to some sloppy programming on the part of Motorola, there are log files that get created … Read More