Category: Web

  • WordPress Brute Force Amplification Attacks Against XMLRPC

    Brute Force attacks are one of the oldest and most common types of attacks that we still see on the Internet today. If you have a server online, it’s most likely being hit right now. It could be via protocols like SSH or FTP, and if it’s a web server, via web-based brute force attempts […]

  • Google is changing… mobile-friendly sites

    Mobility is king… and Google is changing along with the way we use the web. It’s probably the most significant change that Google Inc. has ever made to its mobile search rankings, according to Matt McGee, editor-in-chief for Search Engine Land, a trade publication that follows every tweak that the company makes to its […]

  • WordPress Hosting Providers still vulnerable to HeartBleed

    From the Wordfence Blog: One week after HeartBleed, 1% of WordPress sites we tested running SSL are still vulnerable

  • WordPress 3.9 Is Out

    The latest build of the awesome CMS WordPress is now available. If you have a modern hosting solution and are running one of the newer builds of WordPress, the update should be automatic for your site. Make sure you check all of your plugins for compatibility and ensure that they are also up-to-date. More information […]

  • AANDCP IT Solutions is a Google Apps Authorised Reseller

    AANDCP IT Solutions is a Google Apps Authorised Reseller. If you and your organisation would like to migrate to Google Apps, please contact AANDCP IT Solutions. We will set you up with a trial, assist you with migration from your existing platform and help you fully integrate Google’s platforms and solutions into your school, business […]

  • WordPress S3 Module for Media Content Migration

    I have just installed and configured this great Amazon S3 content management module for a site with 15K+ visits per day. The great work done by the developer was definitely worth the contribution made, and it was easy enough to understand and improve upon. So I did… I have a development build of the module […]

  • WordPress 3.0.1 is out

    WordPress 3.0.1 is out for download and automatic installation. I have already upgraded this site and am working through my customers’ sites as time allows. This maintenance release addresses about 50 minor issues. The testing many of you contributed prior to the release of 3.0 helped make it one of the best and most stable […]

  • WordPress 3.0 is out

    WordPress 3.0 is out and available for download. You can check it out here. I have installed it from scratch for one project and I have installed the upgrade using the built-in upgrade tools. Both have been very successful. The new interface improvements are great and it seems very stable. All of my existing templates […]

  • Amazon CloudFront and media distribution

    So I have finally gotten around to setting up an Amazon CloudFront solution for a hosting customer. Set up an Amazon S3 bucket, upload some content to it (in this case, some .flv files for a film promotion site) and then sign into the AWS console and set up a CloudFront distribution point, selecting the […]

  • WordPress and SlideDeck

    When using SlideDeck with WordPress, you might find that you can’t get the SlideDeck to correctly insert as per the instructions. The hint: make sure you are using the Visual Editor in WordPress, not the static HTML editor. One of my hosting customers spent half the weekend with various browsers, version and test SlideDecks in […]

  • Importing Movable Type to WordPress

    When importing into WordPress, the importer doesn’t seem to like accents and umlauts. One of my hosting customers is now going through the entries now and finding that where there is a word with an accent or umlaut in it (e.g. the first “a” in Trollhättan), the importer will stop at that letter and does […]

  • Issues with WP eDegrees° theme and FCG

    If you are using the latest release of the eDegree° WordPress theme and you can’t get the Featured Content Gallery to work on the front page, welcome to my world! After a lot of searching, I finally found the solution here. The secret is to comment-out the second line of the wp-content/themes/edegree/js/functions.js.

  • Insanely Annoying SQL Server Web Database Problem

    Well… I have been working with a customer all afternoon trying to get a MSSQL Database uploaded from their office server to a web hosting environment. Check this out:

  • JavaScript Gallery

    I have just found possibly the easiest and fastest gallery to get going ever! Check it out… and all credit to Gian Carlo Mingati.