Generate sitemap.xml to enable Google to crawl wordpress site using Google XML sitemaps plugin

Install Google XML Sitemaps generator plugin by Arne Brachhold to generate the sitemap.xml file that Google uses to scan your WordPress site for posts to publish onto Google Search pages. I installed this as a result of the search results from my latest posts literally dwindling as I had last used some other tools to … Continue reading Generate sitemap.xml to enable Google to crawl wordpress site using Google XML sitemaps plugin

Eclipse IDE and Python Development

Python is very easy to learn. However, for newbies, you need a code editor that allows you to view code completion. Code completion helps to develop and learn a new computer language rapidly and that is why, Eclipse is one of the most popular Integrated Development Environments (IDE) out there. To develop programs using Python … Continue reading Eclipse IDE and Python Development

No spaces after commas in all WordPress site posts – Atahualpa theme

In the Atahualpa theme on your wordpress blog, you would find that posts do not display a space after commas or special characters. Internally, in the database, the spaces are correctly stored. This is a bug in Atahualpa theme and you can fix it. To resolve, look for the BUGFIX for it on the bytesforall.com … Continue reading No spaces after commas in all WordPress site posts – Atahualpa theme

Mount truecrypt volume in a Linux shell / terminal

Truecrypt has one of the most user-friendly GUIs for mounting encrypted volumes or container files. However, if you do need to use the command line, use it as shown below. To mount a truecrypt volume using the shell, use following command: # truecrypt -t truecryptfile /media/truecrypt Enter the password and the contents of the truecryptfile … Continue reading Mount truecrypt volume in a Linux shell / terminal

PHP Subdirectory Configuration

PHP does not recognize or insert include files Solution is to: # vi /etc/php.ini Modify line: include_path = “./usr/share/php:/home/httpd/php” :wq Above ensures that path php is used to locate .php files. This is recommended as it prevents security breaches. In the main.php in your web pages, put: <? php include (“common_routines.php”); The file will be … Continue reading PHP Subdirectory Configuration