WordPress Site/Home URL Update

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Run the following SQL scripts from phpMyAdmin, or other SQL program. Be sure to change ‘http://www.oldurl‘ and ‘http://www.newurl‘ values. UPDATE wp_options SET option_value = replace(option_value, ‘http://www.oldurl’, ‘http://www.newurl’) WHERE option_name = ‘home’ OR option_name = ‘siteurl’; UPDATE wp_posts SET guid = replace(guid, ‘http://www.oldurl’,’http://www.newurl’); UPDATE wp_posts SET post_content = replace(post_content, ‘http://www.oldurl’, ‘http://www.newurl’); UPDATE wp_postmeta SET meta_value =… Read more »

COVID-19 and 2020 Updates

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Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the flu, colds, car accidents, radiation from sun exposure, bumps, scrapes, bruises, and all forms of cancer, we at IAPS have your, and our, safety in mind. For those reasons, we work remotely from home and encourage everyone to avoid illness by eating healthy, getting some exercise, and thinking positively…. Read more »

Backup Windows Files with Rsync via Cygwin

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Over our years providing software development services, we have used many different file backup techniques, including: manually copying files, running Windows backups, 3rd-party software solutions, Rich/Robo Copy, shell scripts (which we’ll talk about), and we even tried one of those external hard-drive software bundles, like WD Passport. We reluctantly installed Windows 10 on our main… Read more »

PHP Function Return New Object

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Through our years of programming, we have optimized and re-optimized our code in attempt to make things easier for us, and to reduce redundant code. During our endeavours, we implemented an abstract class containing a function that returns a new object instance: abstract class i_object {     final public static function i() {         return count(func_get_args()) ?… Read more »

Connecting to cPanel via SSH/SFTP

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Please note that access via FTP is no longer permitted, as at March 7th, 2017 @ 12:01am EST. The following describes how to configure SFTP access for a cPanel user. Aside from logging into cPanel and using the File Manager tool to manage your website files, you can also connect via SFTP, not to be… Read more »

Upcoming Projects in 2017

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Hosting This year we will be upgrading our hosting services by more than doubling speed, ram and space, which is expected to occur early March. formDO We will be releasing our flagship project, formDO, late April! flokah (ubudget) We have some really awesome updates prepared for this project, which will be released shortly after the… Read more »

WordPress PatternFly (Bootstrap) Theme

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Over the past few months, we have been working with PatternFly, which is built on Bootstrap, to provide an enterprise look and feel to our data management applications. To our surprise, or not, we found zero (0) WordPress themes supporting PatternFly. While utilizing the open source WordPress theme Blankslate, we have put together a nice… Read more »

Password Generator

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We highly encourage everyone to use passwords with at least 9 characters, containing uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and, if permitted, special characters. We have created the following form to help you generate strong passwords for online accounts. Also keep in mind that if you ever lose a password, you can easily reset your password… Read more »

Introducing: flokah!

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The flokah project (located at flokah.com) has gone through 3 stages of development. The first was more than 10 years ago, when we first started creating invoices. The system was very simple back then, having only the ability to create clients and invoices. It was called cConsole; “Client” Console. At that time, Simply Accounting cost… Read more »

Past, Present and Future, 2016

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Over the past few months, we have been hard at work at client-offices, and on multiple client projects. We finally had a chance to revisit ubudget.ca, as that project has not been touched in over 2 years. Not only has the look and feel changed, but the name as well. “ubudget” falls short when defining… Read more »