Geeky, Hosting, Wordpress November 30, 2014 Skippy No comments

The Biggest Mistake in Choosing a Web Host (& How to Avoid it)

Running a hosting business, I frequently chat with folks making the decision on where to host their sites. Other times, people are evaluating existing services and expenditures, wanting to make sure they are getting the best value for their hosting investment. This makes good sense. But almost without fail, people evaluate potential hosting companies using […]

Hosting, Wordpress November 27, 2014 Skippy No comments

Converting WordPress to HTTPS

I have now got HTTPS set up on //skippy.org.uk from a server point of view (following these instructions). I now need to tell Word Press that from now on its to play nice. Settings > General Add an S to the HTTP:// and off we go. One of the things on my blog that doesn’t […]

Geeky, Hosting, Wordpress November 27, 2014 Skippy No comments

SSL on Zpanel / Sentora

With the passing of ZPanel into the dark, and hopefuly being reborn as Sentora, one of the things that would be a nice to have built in to Sentora would be support for letsencrypt.org: Let’s Encrypt is a new Certificate Authority: It’s free, automated, and open. Arriving Summer 2015 but until then if you use […]

Geeky, HACMan, Maker, ROV November 23, 2014 Skippy No comments

Kort Nozzle test print

My test print of the Maritime Research Institute Netherlands (MARIN) No. 37 profile. The Kort nozzle is based on the one from Tomi Salo put on Thingiverse, I didnt make any alterations to the .dxf file, and a few alterations to the .scad file. I have sized the nozzle to the same internal dimension as […]

Geeky, HACMan, Maker, Projects, R-Pi November 22, 2014 Skippy No comments

Raspberry Pi Model B+ Audio/Video out

The Raspberry Pi A, and Raspberry Pi B both had a composite video out, on an composite video plug (RCA), the new model B+ uses a 4-pole socket which carries both audio and video signals. This style of connector is sometimes referred to as “TRRS”, which stands for “Tip-Ring-Ring-Sleeve”. The pin out for the Raspberry […]