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5 WordPress Recycling website templates

GoGreen - Waste Management and Recycling WordPress theme More info and download... 2. EcoWaste - Environmental WordPress Theme More info and download... 3. Recycle - Environmental & Green Business WordPress Theme More info and download... 4. Green Rescues -...

Adding FTP details to WordPress

Depending on how your web hosting is configured you may receive the following message when tying to update your site. Connection Information To perform the requested action, WordPress needs to access your web server. Please enter your FTP or SSH credentials to...

Resizing pictures for the web (Windows)

A problem people frequently face when wanting to upload images to the internet is the size of the files, use up precious space in your hosting account, slow down your website while people wait for images to download or even stop you uploading them all together. When...

Big Ideas Generators Hands-on 3d printing workshop

Yesterday I delivered one of the Big Ideas Generators Hands-on 3d printing workshops  for Madlab, This is part of a program held at libraries all over Manchester introducing people to TinkerCad and the Ultimaker 2 which is now available in a number of Manchester's...

10 years since I bought the “Bus”

Facebook just reminded me that it's 10 years since I bought the "Bus", probably my favourite vehicle I've ever owned and also the biggest money pit. Obviously I don't have it any more as I needed to keep a roof over my head, but it was fun while it lasted.

5 WordPress Plumbers website templates

1. Plumbing Spl - Plumber WordPress Theme More details & download... 2. Plumbing - Repair, Building & Construction Theme More details & download... 3. Plumbin - Plumbing and Construction WordPress Theme More details & download... 4. AirPro - Heating...

#SSLmageddon AKA time to get an SSL Certificate

In their latest Google Security Blog the search engine giant and maker  of the worlds most popular web browser has announced that from July the Google Chrome web browser will highlight any web pages that do not have an SSL certificate as being insecure. This means...

5 WordPress pet website templates

1. Pet World - Pet Sitter and Pet Shop, Animal Care WordPress Theme More info and download... 4. Pets Land | Pet Shop & Veterinary WP Theme More info and download... 3. Pet Grooming / Pet Shop / Veterinary Theme More info and downloads... 2. Peto - Responsive...

Convert a PDF to JPG using GIMP

I've been asked about how to convert PDF files of scanned artwork into JPGs that can be edited or used on social media, one simple way to do this would be to use image editing software such as GIMP, The GNU Image Manipulation Program, this is often described as a free...