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I rarely share anything on social media, this is where I post about projects I'm working on as well as opinions on current events, the internet, and small business.

Firearms Instructor and Shooting Supplies Website

Published Mar 22, 2017
Our client required a basic company website where they were able to easily post firearm...

So the editor of the "Canadian Update" decided to shut the project down and allowed me to take the site over in order to keep it in the portfolio. So I recruited some friends to help me keep it updated with fresh news stories, and migrated all of the articles I have written over to that site. The new website is at http://21c.ca/

Category: Just for Fun

Drupal 7 PHP To only Show Block on User's Own Profile Page

Published Mar 06, 2017
This will also show on the person's user/12345/edit page when they are editing their user...
Category: Drupal 7 Tutorials

Drupal 7.34 - Fixed Imagecache Autorotate Issue with PHP 5.63

Published Mar 04, 2017
This is a hack and slash fix for auto rotating images in Drupal 7 with newer php 5.6x. It...
Category: Drupal 7 Tutorials

Fix Double Encoded %20 in Drupal Apache Solr Search

Published Feb 28, 2017
This is difficult to troubleshoot because there are a variety of patches aimed at fixing this...
Category: Drupal 7 Tutorials

Remove H1 Title from Apache Solr Search Results

Published Feb 28, 2017
On "Edit Search Page" in Apache Solr Search you can set the page title to %terms or...
Category: Drupal 7 Tutorials

SEO Services

Published Feb 14, 2017
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a process used to help search engines better understand...

Noindex Pager URLs in Drupal 7

Published Feb 08, 2017
I required a way to noindex search results in Drupal 7 using Apache Solr but this method...
Category: Drupal 7 Tutorials

Here’s a really good website for monitoring US inflation and the US economy in general:
https://www.advisorperspectives.com/dshort
Click onto the ‘Updates’ at the top of the page and then the ‘Inflation’ box in the selections that follow.

Some of the US ETF’s that track inflation include
CPI
TIP
RINF
RRF – this one tracks global inflation, not just the US.

Category: Scrapbook

Small Biz Website Design - $1200+

Published Jan 30, 2017
The small biz package includes everything a typical business needs to get their business...

If you have ever put the milk in your cupboard you will understand this.

some days I amaze myself meme
Category: Just for Fun

HTML5 References

Published Jan 20, 2017
This cheat sheet summarizes the complete HTML5 Canvas API for the 2D context, based on to the...
Category: Useful Resources

HTML Snippets & Tutorials

Published Jan 20, 2017
This is a compiled list of HTML, CSS, and Javascript tricks and tutorial that I want to...
Category: Useful Resources

Posting this so I remember to go back and check this guy's site out. Hoping he does some vids on setting up solar panels.

Website: http://www.electroboom.com/

Category: Just for Fun
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5 Reasons Microsoft Sucks

Published Jan 17, 2017
Most people assume that, since I am not an Apple fan, that I must like Microsoft. Here are 5...
Category: The Internet

Note To self Enabled on Jan 10, 2017 at 7:10pm
Cpanel Change on 114 under Tweak Settings --> Conserve Memory at the expense of using more cpu/diskio – turn on
Turn this off if issues start to occur.

Category: Scrapbook

Figure out the bottlenecks to growth, there are limitless things to work on in a startup but you must focus on those things that are constraining your growth. Once you have a "true north" you can easily wake up in the morning and know what you need to work on.

Category: Scrapbook

Convert %2520 to + sign using .htaccess so your Search pages have nice looking URLs with plus signs instead of a bunch of encoded nonsense.
RewriteRule ^(.*)\ (.*)$ /$1+$2 [L,R=301]

Category: Scrapbook

Is Someone Trying to Hack or Negative SEO the Drudge Report?

Published Jan 03, 2017
I am very suspicious of something I noticed about the Drudge Report lately, I think it might...
Category: The Internet

New Years Resolutions Galore!

Published Jan 03, 2017
You may know that I manage a website that has hundreds of Ideal Protein Recipes. Ideal Protein...
Category: Just for Fun

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