Never Add Analytics Code to Your WordPress Theme

Last updated on June 9th, 2018 at 11:32 amBest practise is to use a plugin to add Analytics code to your website, not the options in your theme. When you change themes you lose the code and often the first thing you know about it is a gap in your analytics data. A detailed explanation […]

Encrypt iPhone backup

I’ve updated my Apple iPhone to a 6S and adjusted the custom iPhone backup location on my external HDD. This time I’ve enabled the Encrypt iPhone backup feature in iTunes. Apple does not backup important data to transfer to a new phone if you don’t encrypt your backups. Things like: Account passwords WiFi passwords Health app data HomeKit data iCloud backs […]

Genealogy Research: Best Practice Part 1

Last updated on August 21st, 2015 at 01:41 pmI have been working my family history on and off for a number of years. As my older relatives age, the time left to get their stories is restricted. Sadly dementia claimed the memories of more than one before I’ve had a chance to interview them. I’m […]

PDF files left by Firefox on Mac OS X Desktop

Last updated on September 4th, 2015 at 08:34 pmHow To Auto-Delete Temporary Files abandoned by Mozilla apps on your Mac OS X Desktop. Firefox on Mac OS X does not clean up temporary files in the same way as the Windows version. When you right-click a PDF file and view it (instead of save) Firefox […]

Determining PCI Vendor ID and Device ID

Last updated on July 4th, 2015 at 12:17 amIn working with LTSP and K12LTSP I use some old hardware as dumb terminals. Some of this old gear presents problems in determining the correct NIC driver or graphics driver to use. If the old machine still has windows on it I use Craig?s PCI Programs to […]

Mac OS X Keyboard navigation

Last updated on July 3rd, 2015 at 10:45 pmFor those switching from Windows to a Mac go and read the excellent HOWTO Switch To The Mac article from Tao of Mac If you?re keyboard-oriented, go into System Preferences | Keyboard and Mouse | Keyboard Preferences and Turn on full keyboard access. Now you can deal […]

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