Setting Up A Webcam on Old Re-Purposed Computer Equipment, Using Yawcam

There are a lot of good quality IP cameras out there (as well as a lot of el cheapo not-so-good quality ones) that work well.   But if you don’t mind a larger physical footprint and a lack of portability – admittedly two important reasons about why people buy small portable…

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InfiniteWP Addons; Wordfence, Broken Link Checker, Google PageSpeed, Google Webmasters, File Uploader

If you read my blog you may remember my review of the free self-hosted WordPress management software InfiniteWP. I loved the software, it worked so easily and slickly.  And it’s almost integral to running WordPress on multiple sites and installations, as it makes managing various functions much simpler from one…

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Seamlessly Adding a New Domain to an Existing WordPress Sub-domain/Sub-directory Installation, Domain name for Random Bits & Bytes Blog, Google Domains

Google Domain

I’ve meant to pick up a domain name for the Random Bits & Bytes Blog for quite some time but I just never got around to it until now.  And there certain are a lot of benefits for the blog to have its own domain name rather than having it…

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InfiniteWP – Manage All of Your WordPress Sites From One Panel

If you’re like me you may have so many WordPress sites that updating WordPress itself as well as it’s plugins, and themes becomes a huge chore. Back before blogs were used as websites, and even before blogs came along – if you had to update something on your website or…

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Some Of My Favorite WordPress Plugins (& Widgets)

WordPress, right out of the box (so to speak) is a damn fine piece of software, and as long as you have at least a passing knowledge of what you are doing it’s pretty easy to install it and to set up a MySQL database for it.  And many hosting…

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New Monitor, Simple Solutions when Troubleshooting DVD Players and Other Complex Systems, Hiding Your E-mail Address On Your Website, Interesting Website Usage Stats

Argh, been remiss here in posting, way too busy. Hmmm, I feel that I’ve said this before…   New Monitor   I just acquired a new 22 inch LCD widescreen monitor (the one on the right in the pic above). Very nice unit, large and bright.   But I wasn’t…

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Global Handwashing Day, Clipart Sites, Obama/McCain, Tweaks for Vista

  As you may or may not have noticed my blog entries are getting further and further apart.  Sorry.   I find myself busier and busier but having less time, it seems without really gaining on much of anything.  Isn’t that the way it is with everyone? 😉   Global…

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