Posted on August 19, 2022Categories Uncategorized   Leave a comment on Using IPv6 To Access Lightsail WordPress Instances

Using IPv6 To Access Lightsail WordPress Instances

AWS Lightsail makes it easy to spin up new WordPress instances and get a completely custom site online in minutes. However the default configuration can lead to dynamic IP addresses that are difficult to map to a domain name. The quick option is to modify the instance to use a static IP address, which doesn’t change, then point your DNS A record for your website URL to that static IP. The problem is you only get to have a maximum … Continue reading “Using IPv6 To Access Lightsail WordPress Instances”

Posted on March 5, 2018Categories Uncategorized   Leave a comment on WordPress Gains Market Share – Now 30%

WordPress Gains Market Share – Now 30%

An interesting article I found in my Google News feed today from Venture Beat: “WordPress now powers 30% of websites” WordPress now powers 30 percent of the web, according to data from web technology survey firm W3Techs.   It’s worth noting here that this figure relates to the entire Web, regardless of whether a website uses a content management system (CMS) or not. If we’re looking at market share, WordPress actually claims 60.2 percent, up from 58.7 percent in November … Continue reading “WordPress Gains Market Share – Now 30%”

Posted on December 16, 2017Categories UncategorizedTags , , , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Profile WordPress Cron Jobs With VVV

Profile WordPress Cron Jobs With VVV

I recently found that I needed to Profile WordPress Cron to figure out the best way to improve the processing time on background file imports. In an effort to better handle on large location imports in Store Locator Plus, I re-architected the Power add on to split the process into 3 steps.   The first step uploads the file to the server; something that is typically fairly fast and only ties up a user’s web browser for a few minutes … Continue reading “Profile WordPress Cron Jobs With VVV”

Posted on September 20, 2017Categories Uncategorized 2 Comments on Building Selenium IDE TNG On MacOS

Building Selenium IDE TNG On MacOS

Download MacPorts from  https://www.macports.org/install.php If you had a terminal session open, close it and start a new one to reload the environment path. Check the port command is available. which port /opt/local/bin/port Install yarn. sudo port install yarn Check yarn is running. yarn –version 1.0.2 Login to your GitHub account and fork the selenium-ide repo so you can contribute patches back to the source. Clone the repo to your box: git clone <your-github-email>:<your-github-id>/selenium-ide.git This creates a selenium-ide directory under the … Continue reading “Building Selenium IDE TNG On MacOS”