WordPress Optimization – A Comprehensive Guide

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Running high traffic sites means WordPress optimization is absolutely crucial. I spend a lot of time reading, thinking, and testing configurations to constantly improve the performance of my WordPress blog, as well as the server load. When sites are getting over 100,000 visitors per month, every millisecond counts. Whether you are running a blog, enterprise …

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Best SD Cards For 2020

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Last Updated: April 19, 2020. Prices updated for all SD cards New 1TB SD Card added New 128 GB SD cards added New 512GB SD cards added New 256GB SD cards added As a photographer and tech lover, I tend to gravitate towards the best of the best when it comes to the technology products …

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Best Micro SD Cards for 2020

Best MicroSD Cards

As a photographer and tech lover, I tend to gravitate towards the best of the best when it comes to the technology products I own, which is why I found myself on the quest to find the best MicroSD cards out there. I want reliability, speed, and something that will let me push my equipment to its limits.

Photography Gear Upgrades

Photography Gear Upgrades

As a professional photographer for over 10 years, and an amateur for much longer, I’ve slowly accumulated a collection of gear and equipment which can make a photographer’s life so much easier. After being asked over and over for specific tips by friends and professional peers, I’ve put together this guide on gear upgrades every photographer should have.

Optimizing My Home Office For Lightning Fast Speed and Efficiency

Optimizing My Home Office For Lightning Fast Speed and Efficiency

In my quest for continually improving my quality of life, I decided it was time to revisit my internet situation and entire home office. I have had the same internet and networking scenario for the last 6 years and a recent bill from Comcast prompted me to make some changes. I had several goals for …

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SSL Certificates and HTTPS – A Guide to Proper Installation and Configuration

SSL Certificates and HTTPS - A Guide to Proper Installation and Configuration 2 A SSL Certificate, or Secure Sockets Layer, is that thing that can turn your browser green. This neat little thing validates the website is real and hasn't been tampered and can load over HTTPS. HTTPS, or HyperText Transfer Protocol Secure is what creates creates the secure and encrypted connection between your browser and the website. This is applicable for apps as well, although you probably won't see an indicator if traffic is secure or not.

A SSL Certificate, or Secure Sockets Layer, is that thing that can turn your browser green. This neat little thing validates the website is real and hasn’t been tampered and can load over HTTPS. HTTPS, or HyperText Transfer Protocol Secure is what creates creates the secure and encrypted connection between your browser and the website. This …

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Seeking Quiet in Noisy Spaces

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Recent travels took me through North Dakota and South Dakota, where I often found myself wondering where all the quiet places had disappeared to. Thinking good and proper remote places were carefully selected, I found myself quite often wishing for a bit less noise. Deep in the land of the large trucks, camping and sleeping outside lent itself to a lot more road noise than expected.

Coupled with a fitful night of sleep at a motel and way too many crying babies on planes, I was ready to make a change to improve my quality of sleep while traveling. I needed something that could travel easily in a variety of environments. It should help me get the much needed sleep I deserved – a key ingredient to epic adventures. After a ton of research, I discovered the Bose Noise-masking sleepbuds.

MacOS Sierra Stuck in Endless Rebooting Loop

MacOS Sierra Stuck in Endless Rebooting Loop

When your computer is no longer in warranty and gives serious issues such as no longer booting up, panic can set it pretty quickly. I hadn’t even gotten to making my morning coffee yet when I hear boot chime after boot chime. My blogging life isn’t all travel, sunshine, and experiencing delicious food, as much as …

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