Server utilities are a great way to make your life as a webmaster easier. Have you ever wanted to see the progress of “cp, mv or tar” processes, here’s your answer ...

CentOS is the default server operating system on most Linux servers these days, but many servers still run CentOS 5, which Method 1: Cat ETC The easiest method is to check your release files, stored on the server in /etc: cat /etc/*release* If you cd directly into /etc you can do a grep to see what files are stored on your server. cd /etc/ ls -l | grep *release Depending...

CentOS7 is finally here! In this guide, I will take a quick look at how you can change the hostname in CentOS ...

If you are a running a server it is often important to know what version you are using, 32-bit or 64-bit. Here are multiple ways to determine that ...

WordPress is arguably the top blogging platform AND content management system on the Web, and it’s freely available. In addition, it is robust, extensible, mostly secure, and mostly search engine optimized out of the box. While I much prefer a paid theme myself, in the spirit of keeping things free, let’s look at a handful of WordPress themes available...

Here’s the rest of the 2-part article that discusses my experiences with LastPass and RoboForm password management tools. Missed Part 1 – Click Here Main Difference Between LastPass and RoboForm for Auto Logins I still like the way RoboForm works, don’t get me wrong. It’s a slick little tool. With RoboForm (and LastPass) for that matter, you...

I very recently switched from RoboForm to LastPass to create strong passwords, manage passwords, and fill out web forms. The verdict: LastPass does what RoboForm can do, but for free and does it a little better. Let me explain. Actually, let me say this quick bit first. The main thing about a secure password management tool is that it locks all your passwords behind...

In this new flat world we live in, there are people from ever country imaginable doing business online. You may be one of them. And while the ability for any man or woman just about anywhere in the world to reach out and do business with the masses is incredible, today I want to talk about the unique challenges non-native English-speaking businesspeople face online. Source:...

It seems that with the recent, alebit quiet, sale of HostGator to Endurance International Group, Inc. (EIG), formerly BizLand, more than one customer is having an issue with down time and tech support. Many people who have been long time users of HostGator, whether using shared, VPS or dedicated hosting, are seeing problems. Essentially what is happening is, the servers...

Any forward-thinking business these days should be incorporating a variety of Web and mobile marketing techniques into their overall promotional strategies. This includes using QR codes, which remains a largely unexplored territory for many companies, but are gaining a lot of popularity with smartphone users. If you don’t want to miss out on this highly effective...

In this article, we’ll be going over the top 10 eCommerce software programs to help you decide which one you should go for, should you be thinking of opening an eCommerce site. We’ve done our best to select the top software programs on the market. The price that we’ll be giving for each product is that software’s most popular package, but remember...

    Definition: Generally, a media buy is whenever you buy advertising on a site, but PPC (Adwords, Bing) is often not considered a media buy. However, Adwords Site Placement can be considered media buying, because it involves actually placing an advertisement on a website and not in a search engine. Different marketeers use different terms, it’s...

A shift to magazine-style themes has been a popular trend among bloggers in the last couple of years, and WordPress gave it a further boost by releasing its magazine-oriented Twenty Fourteen theme. There are several reasons why website owners find this look appealing, disregarding whether their sites feature magazine content or not. The layout of such themes is generally...

Providing much-needed services online is a great way to offset the costs of your online business project or even provide a full-time income so you can quit your job and focus solely on location independence. But sadly, many service providers never get away from their “side business.” It begins consuming all their time and they don’t have the energy to finish...

Working for yourself, especially over the Internet, brings a real sense of freedom to your life. No boss looking over your shoulder. Getting up when you want and working the hours of your choice. You can even get it all done in your jammies if you want. Source: flickr.com/photos/mhowry But striking out on your own does come with its own set of financial risks. There’s...