How to Transfer Your SBI! Domain Management to Another Registrar

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Okay… Hopefully you followed one of my three tutorials on here, here or here and are already hosted by someone good, like A Small Orange. The dust has settled, everything is great and all what’s left is to transfer your domain to another registrar. Important Don’t do this a day before your domain expires. Leave […]

How to transfer a website from SBI (Site Build It!) to another host

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***IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT*** You now have THREE tutorials to choose from: Tutorial on this page, which proved to work hundreds of times. Basically we are going to easily copy our website and upload it to new host. The site is transferred in a static form, but if you would like to convert to WordPress you can […]

Cartoon Pirate from Scratch in Photoshop

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Followed this tutorial and after a few days of work produces this: It was great. I learned a ton! If you are interested in learning Photoshop it’s a great tutorial to follow. Challenging enough but also not too complicated.

Protected: In Pictures: Move Your SBI! Site In Under 1 Hour (Simplified)

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How to change directory in irb

>> require ‘fileutils’ >> FileUtils.pwd # prints working directory >> FileUtils.cd ‘/path/to/requiredfolder’ # takes you to required directory To exit irb either exit or CTRL+D should work.

to_i Method in Ruby

Q: What to_i stands for in Ruby and what it does? A: to_i stands for “to integer” and is needed to convert strings into integers so you can do mathematical operations with them. Any value, even numbers, acquired from URLs in params becomes a string and if you need to do some math with it […]

What are Params in Ruby

Q: What are params in Ruby? A: params in Ruby are equivalent of $_REQUEST array in PHP. They can come from: query string of GET request, input from POST request, or the path of the URL. If user requested http://localhost:4567/bill then params[:name] are “bill” Example: require ‘sinatra’ get ‘/:name’ do name = params[:name] “Hi there […]

How to Restart Sinatra Automatically

Here is the solution that will save you time and nerves while working in Sinatra / Ruby. To reload Sinatra automatically, in the beginning of your document right after the opening require ‘sinatra’ add this: require ‘sinatra/reloader’ if development? You can now see changes by simply reloading page in your browser, no need to type […]

How to Back Up WordPress Manually, Without Plugins

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While there are many backup solutions both paid and free some of you will want to know how to backup WordPress site or blog manually without relying on plugins or paid services. It is a matter of preference really, but if you are a control freak like me or if you have too much to […]

Forgot your WordPress Username or Email? Here is How to Find it!

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If you build so many websites that you eventually forget not only your password but even username or maybe even email you used to install WordPress, here is how you can find it (provided you still remember how to access to cPanel where your site is hosted): 1. Go to yourwebsite.com/cpanel and login using your […]

Handling Index.html Error Issues in WordPress

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This quick tutorial will help you fix 404 error issue when you request index.html for your WordPress site. If you initially started out with WordPress you will not have this problem, but those who were on different platforms or had static websites that used index.html page, then converted to WordPress might still have old links […]

How to Install and Activate Hyper Cache Extended

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To me Hyper Cache Extended is the best cache plugin ever! It makes your site fast and saves you money by allowing you to use shared hosting when you technically should be paying for dedicated server). Although Hyper Cache extended is easy to use, if you are new to WordPress and cPanel you might get […]