Category Archives: Windows

Windows Server Management

Importing Images Into WordPress from SquareSpace

This article is a continuation of a previous article that I wrote titled Migrating Blog Content and Assets from SquareSpace to WordPress. That article showed you how to actually get the content of the blogs from SquareSpace into WordPress. This article show you how to get the files and images. Install Firefox and the DownThemAll Extension There is an extension for the Firefox Browser called Read More →

Migrating Blog Content and Assets from SquareSpace to WordPress

Rather than explaining why anybody would want to migrate content from SquareSpace to WordPress, I thought it would be more efficient to just dig in. So, in order to migrate content and assets from SquareSpace to WordPress, you will need to follow these steps: Configure WordPress for importing data from SquareSpace Before you do anything, you will want to make sure that WordPress is configured Read More →

RegEx for Redirection: A Reference Guide

Regular Expressions are very handy and save you a lot of time when you have the need to manipulate a lot of data in a little bit of time. When you have multiplestrings where parts of them are the same, they are considered a pattern. Regular expressions can be built to match those patterns and manipulate them in many ways. Meta Characters A metacharacter is Read More →

Move the Windows Paging file

If you need a performance boost on Windows (or in a Windows Virtual Machine), then moving your page file might be a big help. The page file is a type of “swap” file that Windows uses to store blocks of data – typically when the memory is fully used or unavailable. When you have the page file on the same disk partition as the Windows Read More →

Remote Tunneling into your Home/Business/School Network

If you are in need of a secure connection, or your establishment blocks ports that you need to use for remote access, then SSH tunneling is the answer. This article explains how to set up Putty for tunneling. Putty is available for Windows at http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/ Open up Putty and follow these steps: Under “Category,” click on Session Under “Basic options,” fill in the Hostname or IP Read More →

Mod your Php installation to handle larger uploads

Though PHP presents a very versatile and user friendly interface for handling file uploads, the default installation is not geared for working with files in excess of 2 Mega Bytes. This article will help you configure your PHP engine for handling such large file transfers. The php.ini File All the configuration settings for your installation are contained in the php.ini file. Sometimes these setting might Read More →

How to configure the Apache web server to run SSL

Following is a step-by-step guide to creating a self-signed SSL certificate for apache2 on the Ubuntu Linux distribution. Procedures here are sufficiently different from my selfsign.html guide applying to other linux distributions that it warranted a separate document. Note that this document can be used a couple different ways. If you follow all the steps you’ll have a self-signed SSL certificate and (hopefully) a working Read More →