Is your website CCPA compliant?

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a new data privacy law which applies to certain businesses that collect personal information from California residents. The new law went into effect on January 1, 2020. Under the CCPA, Californians can demand to know who has their information, what they are doing with it, specifically what kind […]

phpDesigner 8 Not Mature for Windows 8

I bought a new PHP IDE/editor debugger recently as an update to the famous open source Notepad++.   However, after using it for over a month, I realized I paid $100 for phpDesigner 8 (commercial license) only to discover it has a number of bugs running on Windows 8.  After sending a couple emails to […]

Manually Move WordPress Site to New Domain Name

I get this question a lot. “I moved my WordPress site from another host and now it’s redirecting to the old domain. What’s the problem?” Even though you change your domain name in the configuration file, references to the old domain name or location will remain in the database, and that can cause issues with […]

Choosing a Secure Password

Modern “brute-force password crackers” can crack a password of 8 or less characters in less than 4 hours, but 12 or more characters takes years to crack. So length over complexity is far better for creating secure passwords. Even simple phrases like “MyDogRunsFast” is surprisingly more secure than “Er@42!.” When thinking of a secure password, […]