MacOS Sierra – New Shiny OS – No Big New Features

MacOS Sierra

MacOS Sierra is Apple’s latest version of the Mac operating system, which was released just a few days ago on September 20th and while I would have loved to rave about the newest additional features, there isn’t much that I can find about this system. With that said, let’s take a look at some of […]

IPhone 7: A New Color Is Not an Innovation – Time to Jailbreak

IPhone 7 - Colors

The IPhone 7 is set to shortly launch and I cant be more under thrilled. Let me first start off by prefacing I am a huge Apple fan – my phone, my computers my tablet are all Apple products. But lately – especially with the upcoming release of the iPhone 7 I’ve started to feel […]

Setting Up Your Email Subscriber List

Email Subscriber List

I’ve had many clients that have chosen at certain points to set up an email subscriber system. The logistics of set up are fairly simple, but it’s the structure behind the scenes that can really make or break the entire process. Basic setup questions: Will you be using a single or double opt-in? How will […]

KingSumo Giveaway Adding Categories To Giveaways

KingSumo Wordpress Giveaway Plugin

Recently, we ran into a problem where we needed the ability to exclude certain KingSumo giveaways that were running, from showing up on a primary giveaway rotator we had created. This sounds like a simple enough job – our initial thought, we can just exclude ‘X’ category from the slider. Until we found that by default […]

xmlrpc.php causing ram leak and mysql to crash


Its been a busy Sunday morning – Spent the morning troubleshooting a server that was having massive CPU spikes – it was almost constantly around 90% or higher; Ram usage was spilling over to the swap file, consuming the entire swap file, then crashing mysql – bringing down the website.   What was the culprit? […]