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September 6, 2018
How to set an email signature in Roundcube webmail

Its great to be able to add a signature to the bottom of an email. You can use it to describe your job role, or provide people with important contact details. Its also a good way of promoting your website or social profiles! If you want to set a signature in Roundcube, its really straight… View Article

September 4, 2018
How I fixed a 500 error on webmail (Plesk)

I recently had an issue where I could no longer login to a client’s email account via Plesk. Each time I tried, it accepted the details and then showed a 500 error page. After scratching my head for a few minutes and doing a few unfruitful Google searches, I was struggling to know what to… View Article

August 7, 2018
Top tips to make your Mac/Macbook run faster

Everyone wants a fast running computer whether it be Mac or PC. As I’m a Mac user I’m going to share some tips on how to get your Mac/Macbook running as fast as possible so you can enjoy the experience to the full. Listed below are some of the top ways to improve performance and… View Article

November 10, 2017
Show hidden files and folders in your Mac Finder windows

By default, there are a lot of files that are hidden on a machine running macOS, the idea being that it makes the experience cleaner for the average user, however, most of us developers and freelancers need visibility of certain things like .git files for example. Luckily its pretty easy to get these to show… View Article

September 21, 2017
How I get my Wordpress Database information into my git workflow

Anyone who is anyone uses git to manage their projects these days. Its a no-brainer when working in teams and even working alone its useful for version control and completing updates. One problem I’ve faced over the years is getting WordPress database information into my workflow so that its safe in the event something goes… View Article

August 27, 2017
Turn voicmail on and off with Vodafone

Recently I have been finding voicemail incredibly annoying, especially with the rise of spam/cold callers etc. Luckily with Vodafone its really easy to turn this service off and on. To turn off dial 1210 it will greet you with a message to say the service has been turned off. To reactivate it dial 1211. …and… View Article

March 13, 2017
Low cost web design in Chester

Small businesses across small-scale cities like Chester can benefit hugely from modern, functional website design and website development. Websites have been the new ‘shop window’ for many years now and that doesn’t look like changing any time soon. The web is without question, the number one way to promote business/products and reach out to new… View Article

January 14, 2017
Issues with compiling partials with Koala

I started using Koala on a local version of this very website earlier this week and quickly ran into a compiling issue. Koala would only compile if I saved the ‘main’ SASS file. i.e – it was only watching one SASS file. After a few failed Goole searches I started getting a bit frustrated. I… View Article

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