How to Send Text Messages With Twilio

Recently I had a chance to work with the twilio API, and let me tell you; it’s quite confusing. Twilio is a service that allows you to send an SMS message with PHP, or other popular programming languages. They have a quick-start guide on GitHub that gives you a quick-start code sample. All of their samples work,

Is It Possible To Integrate CakePHP and WordPress WooCommerce?

Absolutely! WooCommerce is a plugin built for the WordPress CMS (Content Management System). However, a client had an existing website built on the CakePHP framework, so we wanted to only take advantage of the e-commerce power of WooCommerce. Since we needed WordPress to power WooCommerce, this tutorial will provide instructions on WordPress core files to

Is It Possible To Integrate CakePHP and Magento?

Absolutely! Magento is built as an e-commerce shopping cart solution first, and a CMS (Content Management System) second. A client wanted to keep their existing CakePHP website, and take advantage of the power of the Magento shopping cart. This tutorial will help you if you want to use some elements of Magento such as a

WP-Admin Redirect Loop With CloudFlare Free SSL

Recently I installed CloudFlare’s Free SSL onto my site, and changed my site URL to https:// through the WordPress settings. All of the sudden, everytime I tried to go to /wp-admin, it would die in a redirect loop. There are a bunch of plugins out there that offer functionality that they say fix this, but

How to prevent blog comment spam in WordPress

Blog comment spam is getting worse. With the rise of WordPress powered websites, and google SEO ranking heavily on content, there are more blog posts than ever before. Of course when wanting to engage your users, you enable comments and hope for the best. One blog in particular I was tasked with fixing blog spam

WP-Admin Redirect Loop On BlueHost WordPress Hosting

When you purchase BlueHost WordPress Hosting, you would hope that everything would work perfectly on it. However, in order to optimize it, they use nginx which causes weird issues with SSL URLs. If you’re on a BlueHost WordPress Hosting plan, and want to use an SSL certificate to secure your entire site, you’ll run into

Gravity Forms Tabindex Not Working

Is your gravity forms having tabindex issues? Depending upon the other tabindexes on your site, you may need to change the starting tabindex of your forms in order for them to work correctly. The tabindex order is what the browser looks for when you hit the tab key, wanting to move to the next field.

Find location of an IP address

Have you ever wanted to find out where in the world a particular I.P. address is located? A lot of times on WordPress sites I manage, i’ll monitor traffic and errors related to admin logins, 404 pages, etc. A great site I have found that’s free and gives a wealth of information about an I.P.