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Mailbox full phishing scam

Mailbox full phishing scam

New phishing scam doing the rounds, an email says "your mailbox can no longer send of receive messages" and that you should "update your storage".   Clicking through displays a login box, which is where your email account details would be captured if you filled...

Find out how much space used on Digital Ocean Droplet

Find out how much space used on Digital Ocean Droplet

While Digital Ocean is a great hosting environment one downside is its not easy to see in the dashboard how much space your droplet is taking up. If you know your way around Linux once you SSH into your server its easy to find with the command below. df -h...

Divi – Reducing the space between menu items

Divi – Reducing the space between menu items

You can customise many things about the Divi menu within the WordPress Dashboard under [Appearance] [Customise] [Header & Navigation] but one thing you cannot adjust is the spacing between the menu items, this can be a problem if your menu consists of many items...

Setting up IMAP Email on Apple Mail

Setting up IMAP Email on Apple Mail

Go to system preferences and click [Internet Accounts] 2. Click the [+] symbol, and then [Add other accounts] 3.Enter your name, email address and password then click [Sign in] 4. At this point you will most likely get the error "Unable to verify account name or...

Why updating WordPress Matters

Why updating WordPress Matters

I often bang on about keeping your WordPress website updated, sometimes I feel like a bit of a stuck record but emails like the one below serve to remind us why its so important. The details below came from an email send to me by WordFence a firewall plugin I tend to...

Scam : The social security administration office

Scam : The social security administration office

On Saturday morning I received a twitter notification saying I had a new follower. It was someone I had met at a few events but not someone I knew particularly well. A few minutes later I got a message.... Nothing suspicious so far. So I replied... as you do. At this...

Professional Photos make all the difference.

Professional Photos make all the difference.

I often tell people I'm working with or training about the importance of images on their website, stock photos have a place, but they are never a replacement for photos of your actual work. When it comes to talking photos many website owners will take photos...

Moving a WordPress website

Moving a WordPress website

For whatever reason you will probably finds yourself in a situation where you want to either make a copy of your website, or move it from one host to another. The easiest way I have found to do this is to use a plugin to make a backup of your website and restore it to...

BBC Microbit training at PlayUK in Macedonia.

BBC Microbit training at PlayUK in Macedonia.

https://madlab.org.uk/ This weekend I was lucky enough to fly out to Skopje, Macadonia with Madlab and the British Council to take part in PlayUK, a showcase of gaming technology and the Living Room of the Future, an example of what broadcast media could be. The...