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How to Restore a Deleted Amazon S3 Bucket

By The Mighty Mo! Design Co. / March 22, 2022 / Comments Off on How to Restore a Deleted Amazon S3 Bucket

I ran into a rather serious issue recently: a human on my team (me) intentionally (but accidentally) deleted an Amazon S3 bucket that was serving files to a WordPress site. The solution to the problem follows: Cry when you realize you cannot restore a deleted S3 bucket. Search your computer, your co-workers’ computers, your former…

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How I created a Local SEO-Driven WordPress website in 1 hour

How I created a Local SEO-Driven WordPress website in 1 hour

By Toby Cryns / February 28, 2022 / Comments Off on How I created a Local SEO-Driven WordPress website in 1 hour

This morning, I got curious about the competitiveness of a specific keyword in the Google Map (a.k.a. “Local SEO”). The Google map is this strange beast that I am particularly-curious about, because almost 100% of my customers live within a 10-mile bike ride of my house…and I’d like to have more customers so… The keyword…

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WP Multisite a love story

WordPress Multisite – A Love Story

By The Mighty Mo! Design Co. / February 25, 2022 / Comments Off on WordPress Multisite – A Love Story

Rob says WP Multisite should be put out to pasture – I 100% disagree.

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Adding Blur to Quicktime Videos in Post-Production is Easy in Youtube’s Free Browser-based Editor!

By Toby Cryns / February 24, 2022 / Comments Off on Adding Blur to Quicktime Videos in Post-Production is Easy in Youtube’s Free Browser-based Editor!

I recorded a screencast today of me sharing my live “how to” process for creating a new website. The video is about an hour long, and there were a few small things I wanted to blur on the screen (serial numbers for software). I was surprised that Youtube now has a “blur” effect available after…

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How to remove dates from permalinks in WordPress and 301 redirect them to the post on WP Engine

By Toby Cryns / February 22, 2022 / Comments Off on How to remove dates from permalinks in WordPress and 301 redirect them to the post on WP Engine

Today I needed to update the permalink structure to remove the dates from blog posts on an old website. It’s easy enough to remove the dates – just go to “Settings”->”Permalinks”, and select the “/%postname%/” option – done! Buuuut there’s still the problem of 301 redirecting old urls so as to not lose SEO value.…

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