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Articles and Reviews from Voodish

Welcome to our Articles section, we try and update this section at least twice weekly, so check back regularly for the most up to date info. Our sections include Future of Computing, Internet Tools, Tea Break and Web Development.

Oct 06 2020

Remove additional image from Virtuemart

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So you’ve managed to add an additional image to your Virtuemart site, using the “Add Image/File” link from within a product, but how do you delete said image?

This really isn’t particularly obvious from the admin menu, but here’s how to do it.

Oct 06 2020

Rename WordPress admin directory

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Here’s how to rename your WordPress admin directory to add another level of security to your WordPress install.

This method is known as Security through obfuscation and is no substitute for true security, but it all helps in the sea of other WordPress installs out there.

Oct 05 2020

Remove a Menu / Module from a Joomfish translation for Joomla


A few steps to consider when wishing to remove a menu / module from a specific translation in Joomfish for Joomla.

Oct 05 2020

Display Server Motherboard information


Simple command to show full details of your servers motherboard.

Helpful to see what the board can handle in terms of Maximum RAM, CPU etc.

Oct 04 2020

Show size of current directory in Linux


Quick method of showing the overall size of the current directory in Linux.

We have also noted how to show the size of all the sub-directories within the current directory

Oct 04 2020

Display real IP, even behind a Proxy


To find the real IP of an inbound connection, even if it is using a Proxy service, then use the following code snippet in your PHP file.

Make sure to CHOWN the file to apache if you experience any problems with output.

Oct 03 2020

Split DNS Email and Web - Stop 550 unknown user error - named.conf - /etc/virtual/domains


The method of how to do this procedure can vary from server to server and from admin panel to admin panel, however, essentially the theory is the same.

Ultimately we want to remove all DNS settings for the targetted domain, from the server hosting the website, so that DNS records are controlled at the registrar only.