Month: May 2018

The Simplest Way to Add Google Maps to Your Site

When building a website, you often need to include a map to give people a better sense of direction. Google Maps is the most popular mapping service today and it offers a wide variety of tools and services that you...

/ May 31, 2018

How to Add a Stripe Donate Button in WordPress (2 Free Options)

Want to add a Stripe donate button to your WordPress site? Stripe makes it easy to accept credit card payments, which is a convenient way for your visitors to donate to your site. While there are plenty of more full-featured...

/ May 31, 2018

How to Install Apache Web Server on Ubuntu 18.04

The Apache HTTP server is a free, open source, powerful, stable, reliable and most widely-used cross-platform web server, which runs on Unix-like systems such as Linux and Windows operating systems. It offers many strong features containing dynamically loadable modules, powerful...

/ May 31, 2018

How to add comments to iptables rules on Linux nixCraft

I am a new Linux sysadmin. How can I add comments to iptables rules on Linux using the iptables command?Introduction: The iptables and ip6tables commands are used to set up, maintain, and firewall rules on the Linux. You can define...

/ May 31, 2018

Git Version Control series: What can you do with Git Version Control?

This is the second in a series of blog posts around Git and a new feature in version 72, Git Version Control.  See the full list of entries in this series at the end of this post!  If you follow our feature...

/ May 31, 2018

10 7zip (File Archive) Command Examples in Linux

7-Zip is a free open source, cross-platform, powerful, and fully-featured file archiver with a high compression ratio, for Windows. It has a powerful command line version that has been ported to Linux/POSIX systems. It has a high compression ratio in...

/ May 30, 2018

6 Best Vi/Vim-Inspired Code Editors for Linux

Vim (short for Vi Improved) is a free, open source, powerful, highly configurable and extensible text editor. It has a large and dedicated community of users that are constantly creating useful new scripts and updates to the text editor. Vim...

/ May 29, 2018

How to Enable NGINX Status Page

Nginx is a free open source, high-performance, reliable, scalable and fully extensible web server, load balancer and reverse proxy software. It has a simple and easy-to-understand configuration language. It also supports a multitude of modules both static (which have existed...

/ May 29, 2018

The Easiest Way To Add Input Masks To Your Forms

Input masks make it much easier for users to figure out the required format for filling out emails, phone numbers, credit cards and other data. Adding masks to your form inputs makes them so much better and its super easy...

/ May 28, 2018

How a Race to the Bottom Hurts Your Business’s Bottom Line

I once saw a friend of mine nearly destroy his business before it got out of its first year. It wasn’t because of reckless spending, poor marketing, or any of the common reasons you might think of when it comes...

/ May 28, 2018

How to Install PHP 5.6 on CentOS 7

By default the CentOS 7 official software package repositories have PHP 5.4, which has reached the end of life and no longer actively maintained by the developers. To keep up with the latest features and security updates, you need a...

/ May 26, 2018

VMware vCloud Availability for Cloud-to-Cloud DR – Pairing and Usability (2 of 2)

Continuation of VMware vCloud Availability for Cloud-to-Cloud DR – Pairing and Usability (1 of 2) This post covers pairing and usability of VMware vCloud Availability for Cloud-to-Cloud DR. Previous blog posts: Blog Post – what is vCloud Availability for Cloud-to-Cloud DR? ...

/ May 25, 2018

Understanding speech recognition to design better Voice interfaces

When designing a good voice user interface, it is always advantageous to know how the technology works. Knowing what goes on behind the scenes enables you to make design decisions that take into account the current limitations and advantages of...

/ May 25, 2018

Zammad – An Open Source Help Desk and Support Ticket System

Zammad is a free open source, fully featured web based ticketing system for helpdesk or customer support. It ships in with a multitude of features for handling customer communication through various channels such as social networks (Facebook and Twitter), live...

/ May 25, 2018