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mhelm

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Software Projects

My ‘hobby’ software projects are below. Over time I will also add more details about the code used along with more information about methodologies/availability etc… But in the meantime – click on a link to go to the project page,…

Block wordpress xmlrpc requests

If you run a server with multiple sites on it, then you may have issues with WordPress installations. WordPress has a remote admin feature (which allows 3rd party connections to post new articles etc..). While a greate feature in theory,…

Speeding up Zencart, resize images

When optimising your zencart install there is a very powerful plugin available. This is Image Handler, it comes in four (to date) variants. Version 4 is for Zencart 1.5.x, whereas version 3 is for the 1.3.x versions (still the most…

Designed for mobile?

Regular visitors to this blog (which posts less regularly than you deserve) will have noticed I change designs regularly. Normally I choose a design that intrigues me, or that might allow me to experiment with something new. However this doesn’t…

Rush hour traffic made easy with waze

Yesterday I found myself in Manchester after a business meeting. The meeting ended on time (good for a Friday!) but there was still the problem of getting home. I know manchester and have no problems after extracting myself from the…

Coping files between Linux servers – using SCP

For a few years now I keep catching myself transferring files between Linux servers, in a silly way… What I mean is using somthing like ftp, or copying to my desktop and then up to the other server – all…

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