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Intuit Payments API and QuickBooks Merchant Services API 2018 update which will most likely cost Intuit and its customers millions

Intuit Merchant Services has made changes to their API that will most likely impact thousands if not tens of thousands of customers starting February 1st. Where most companies such as PayPal allow deprecated APIs to continue to work to maximize translation sales, Intuit no longer takes a backward compatibility approach to their API which could […]

Lets Encrypt on Ubuntu using Apache, Nginx, or Lighttpd Cheat Sheet

If you are using Lets Encrypt (www.letsencrypt.org) certificates on your Ubuntu servers, you may find the following information useful if you work with Apache, Nginx, or Lighttpd. Installing Lets Encrypt on Ubuntu 14.04 (or older) Reference: https://www.vultr.com/docs/setup-lets-encrypt-with-apache-on-ubuntu-14-04 apt-get install git git clone https://github.com/letsencrypt/letsencrypt /opt/letsencrypt /opt/letsencrypt/letsencrypt-auto The 3rd line sets up Lets Encrypt and installs any necessary […]

True meaning of meta robots content equals = noodp

I see a lot of misunderstandings of the “noodp” found in meta tags with name “robots”. <meta name=”robots” content=”noodp” /> Not all content values for a meta robots HTML tag are bad. Most robots content values do not block search engines from indexing pages. The noodp is one of those examples. The equivalent to the […]

Podcast Movement 2016 – Hosting Session on Podcasting with WordPress and IAB Metrics Panel

I will be hosting a Question and Answer session at Podcast Movement 2016 on Podcasting with WordPress. If you are attending Podcast Movement this July and have questions about podcasting with WordPress, please come to the Solutions Stage room on Friday, July 10th, from 2:30-3:15pm. I will be part of a panel discussion on IAB […]

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WordPress GlotPress translate management confusing and is unscalable

Plugins and themes have translators we trust 100%, we’ve forged relationships with these translators over the years. I’m now finding myself telling my friends and colleagues “I trust you, but for some reason WordPress doesn’t trust me with my plugin”. This all stems from the confusing process that is in place now which can be […]

Where to find your user contributed images you’ve submitted to Amazon.com over the years

If you’re not aware, last Summer (August 15th I believe) Amazon.com removed the “User Contributed Images” feature. If you’re like me and uploaded additional product images and wanted to find them for reference, you’re going to be searching for a very long time. To find your uploaded images, go to amazon.com, sign-in, then navigate to […]

Project Trans Am – Month 35, Interior Coming Together

I’ve moved the monthly updates on Project Trans Am to my Mods and Rods.tv blog and podcast. My latest post covering everything I’ve done last August with photos is available here: http://www.modsandrods.tv/2013/04/04/project-trans-am-for-march-2013-insulation-completed-focusing-on-the-interior-and-wiring/ Outline of Accomplishments LAST MONTH Insulation Completed Carpet Installed Kick Panels, 1/4 Panels and Sill Plates installed Oil Pressure and Water Temperature Lines […]

Fall 2012 Home Improvements

Somehow I’ve had some time to do some home improvements over the past couple of months, mostly the past few weeks. Pressure Washed and Painted the Fence With the neighbors help, I got the fence painted! Nothing special, we used the same Cabot Cedar stain as before. The first coat lasted 4 years, though it […]

Project Trans Am – Month 30, Focus on Interior

I’ve moved the monthly updates on Project Trans Am to my Mods and Rods.tv blog and podcast. My latest post covering everything I’ve done last August with photos is available here: http://www.modsandrods.tv/2012/11/05/project-trans-am-month-30-interior-and-wiring/ Outline of Accomplishments New Windshield Installed Interior  hard plastics and metal restored (except headliner, seats and carpet) Carpet and headliner material ordered Inner […]