Welcome to the new world! The Bad News In the next month or so Google is going to be introducing their new mapping api to the world. Their press release is here: Introducing Google Maps Platform.
Major Customizer Improvements, Code Error Checking, and More! Version 4.9 of WordPress, named “Tipton” in honor of jazz musician and band leader Billy Tipton, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in 4.9 will smooth your design workflow and keep you safe from coding errors.
WordPress itself does a pretty good job of automating the setup, but what if you want more? If you’re like me you may install WordPress over and over and over and over (and over and over) and in that case a little more automation would be nice. I found a script that does just the job. Enter WP Quick Install … Read More
Often we find ourselves needing to bulk change all file permissions or all directory permission for an entire site or directory. Here at Rudtek, we have received calls because a site is down with an error 500 (looking at you WordPress!) This is caused by servers, or users, applying the wrong permissions to a file on the site.
What does it mean for the average consumer that the FCC Approved Net Neutrality? To answer this we have to look at the root of the problem. There once was a big internet provider company (Comcast) who came to understand that companies who need lots of internet (Netflix, amazon, etc) might be a good money source. Comcast tried to charge … Read More
While clicking through some of our more favorite technology sites (besides our own of course) I came across a deal for an Asus x205 Laptop. $150 dollars for a laptop with windows 8.1. With a one year subscription to office 365 (a $99) value. This actually breaks the through the “should I purchase this” barrier! The local Staples store had … Read More
Flying Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), commonly called drones, for commercial use has been almost entirely banned in the United States, but Sunday morning’s announcement would change that. “Today’s proposed rule is the next step in integrating unmanned aircraft systems into our nation’s airspace.” FAA Administrator Michael Huerta said in a conference call with reporters. “We are doing everything that we … Read More
Pretty amazing where we are in technology right now! Spacemen print their own spare parts! So that’s not the actual headline, but it’s catchy, right? What really happened is that NASA’s very own scientists used a 3D printer to print a spare part for their shuttle. The story is below: After a series of calibration tests, the first 3-D printer … Read More
WordPress 4.0.1 is now available. This is a critical security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. Sites that support automatic background updates will be updated to WordPress 4.0.1 within the next few hours. If you are still on WordPress 3.9.2, 3.8.4, or 3.7.4, you will be updated to 3.9.3, 3.8.5, or … Read More
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