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Joomla 3.8.1 is out

Joomla users, Joomla 3.8.1 has been released today and there is no reason why not to upgrade. It addresses a few bugs that did not get ironed out with the 3.8 release. This upgrade is mainly a bug fix release. It is important to keep your Joomla version up to…

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Say Hello to OpenVPN

A virtual private network (VPN) is a technology that creates a safe and encrypted connection over a less secure network, such as the internet. VPN technology was developed as a way to allow remote users and branch offices to securely access corporate applications and other resources.

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Lets encrypt rocks the boat with no cost SSL certificates

The easiest way to encrypt your website has now become totally free, now you have no excuse to not encrypt your website.

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Chrome will mark non secure pages

An announcement was made by Google in September of 2016 that Google will mark all pages containing password and credit card input fields as not secure.

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A brief Introduction to Rows

To make things a little easier Toffy Digital WordPress Templates use a system called rows that are integrated into a large part of its website architecture. What are rows? Rowns enable a user to create specific content based on what the user is trying to create. The main advantage of…

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Edit a Page or Post

Login to your WordPress admin area Navigate to the pages tab found on the left-hand side. Add a new page by clicking the “Add New” Edit an existing page by simply clicking on the page name Important fields to take note of Title (Main page title, Permalinks are formulated from…

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Login to WordPress

Navigate to the login page provided by yor programer. Most of the time the login address of your website would be : <your url>/wp-admin.php Enter your: username, password and click login.

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Disable and delete post revisions

Add the following code to your wp-config.php file define(‘AUTOSAVE_INTERVAL’, 300 ); // seconds define(‘WP_POST_REVISIONS’, false ); Then delete the existing posts marked as revisions in the MySql database with the following SQL command DELETE FROM wp_posts WHERE post_type = “revision”;

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Setting the username and email for your GIT Repo

Use the following code to set the default username for your git repo git config –global user.name “jfernandez” and the following to check: git config –global user.name Use the following code to set the default email for your git repo git config –global user.email “hello@toffy.com.au” and the following to check:…

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Creating a menu item that is not listed under a visible menu in Joomla

Most pages created in Joomla are required to be associated with a menu item in some fashion. This means a link to a page cannot exist without its associated menu item. In this tutorial we will go over the steps involved with creating a menu item and assigning it to a menu that is not visible on a page.

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Setting up a K2 category listing menu item

The following are steps to take if you would like to set up a menu item to list a group of K2 Category items.

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Check if user is logged into wordpress

This is the following code that will be used to log users into wordpress.

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