Joomla 2.5 end of life info & security update

The great team over at Joomla have just released a security release version of their 2.5 software, Joomla 2.5.26.

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Ultimate Guide: Launching your own photo gallery

Like me, if you are a keen photographer you might want a place to show off your best photos and videos or just somewhere to store them for safe keeping.


Top Open Source Image Gallery Software

In this article, I will provide you with a list of image gallery software for you to use with your web hosting account. You can find the Linux based solutions within Softaculous.

Install: Kartris

Kartris is an ASP.NET e-commerce application that features a CMS catalogue system, shopping cart, payment systems and full administration back end. It is designed to run on Microsoft’s IIS web server, and exploits the powerful caching and optimization features of … Continue reading


WordPress Version 4.0 “Benny” now available.

The newest version of the extremely popular CMS WordPress is now available! and with the latest version comes a few new features. We will cover them in this blog post.


WordPress 4.0 – Louis Armstrong to be released

With the launch of WordPress 4.0 due on the 27th of August I thought we’d make a post explaining a little more about the WordPress development process and proposed new features and design ideas.


Protecting WordPress uploads for none logged in users

If you run a private community or members only website using WordPress, by default anyone can download your attachments/uploads/files. This isn’t ideal especially if you only want to provide access to these files for your members and don’t want the … Continue reading

Install: Owncloud

In this article I’m going to explain how you can install ownCloud within your Linux hosting or Store & Share accounts.


XML-RPC WordPress and Drupal Security issue

An exploit has been found that effects both WordPress and Drupal’s xmlrpc.php file. The XMLRPC function is used for remote access via mobile phones, pingbacks and trackbacks. This security issue effects WordPress versions 3.5 to 3.9 and Drupal versions 6.x … Continue reading


Umbraco security issue – Versions 4, 6 & 7

As the Umbraco CMS is getting more popular, more people are using for high profile websites and are having the code audited. Yesterday Umbraco published the findings of these independent security audits.

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ownCloud: How to use with your mobile device

In this article I will explain how you can unlock the power of ownCloud using your mobile device or tablet.

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WordPress Security : Plugin : MailPoet

The MailPoet plugin (wysija-newsletters) is a very popular plugin (over 1.7 million downloads) and has recently been identified by Marc-Alexandre Montpas of Sucuri as being vulnerable to arbitrary file upload… Meaning an attacker can upload a PHP script of their choosing … Continue reading

New TimThumb Exploit – WebShot

TimThumb is a small PHP script for cropping, zooming and resizing web images. Originally developed for use in the WordPress theme Mimbo Pro, it was adopted by many theme developers as a simple drop in script to handle image manipulation.

Exporting and Importing stored procedures MSSQL

In this guide we are going to walk you through exporting and importing your MSSQL stored procedures within SQL management studio.


Backing up your emails, calendar, tasks, and contacts in Outlook 2013


ownCloud: Recommended Applications

In this article I will provide a list of add-on applications that I would recommend for use with your ownCloud installation.


ownCloud: What is it?

In this article I’m going to explain what ownCloud is and how you can take advantage of it’s extensive powerful resources for your day to day tech based activities.


WordPress Security : Plugin : All In One SEO Pack Vulnerability

Appearing in the top 6 most downloaded WordPress plugins, there comes recent news of bug/fix/release for a series of security issues in the popular “All in One SEO Pack” plugin available from and used widely.

Install: PrestaShop

Today we are going to walk though the install of PrestaShop on your Linux hosting account. PrestaShop is a free e-commerce platform that’s been in development since 2007 and used by 1.2% of the words websites, so pretty popular too! … Continue reading


Moving your WordPress development site to a live site

When doing development on a WordPress website many of you (myself included) develop the website on a testing / sub domain then move the installation over to your live domain. In this tutorial we are going to show you how … Continue reading