Just wanted to get a quick post up to say Happy New Year to everyone and thank you all for the continuous support. I have been slow to post recently, however, I promise with 2015 that I will make a valiant effort to post at least once a week. I am also going to be making some changes to the blog with a new theme and look for the new year. I will continue to post on topics such as WordPress, Bootstrap, and other technology related topics. So hope everyone had a safe and happy new year and looking forward to what the new year has in store! … [Read more...] about Happy New Year!
Google recently announced a change to their Terms of Service that will have a big impact on the way your personal information, and likeness, is used. Google is calling this "feature" Shared Endorsements. Most importantly, they have decided to make you opt-out of having your name and Google profile photo used in ads or alongside products in their search results. Based on your search history, online purchases, and reviews Google will now decide whether you endorse a product or not. While one step closer to a no such thing as privacy world, you can opt-out of this. How to Opt-Out of Shared Endorsements: To opt-out of Shared Endorsements simply go to: https://plus.google.com/settings/endorsements Scroll to the bottom of the page, click the check box, and hit the save button. Note:Improve your site performance and receive phenomenal support at the same time. For discounted hosting services visit Bluehost.com. … [Read more...] about Opt-out of Google Shared Endorsements
Sorry for the interruption! I am currently working on upgrading my blog. As part of this upgrade I am moving from CentOS to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, switching my web server from Apache to Nginx, and building out a whole new custom, responsive theme built on Bootstrap 3.0. I am sticking with Linode for hosting my servers as I have been extremely happy with their up-time and support for the past 3 years. This will be an on-going project over the next week or so as time allows, but I will be updating the blog with new posts every step of the way. --Jeff … [Read more...] about Updating My Blog