Error 512? You should Whitelist Cloudflare’s IP Addresses

If you are experiencing error 512, then you should consider looking whitelisting Cloudflares IP addresses. Your server/host could be blocking Cloudflare from getting the latest content form your site, which can cause the Error 512. If you are using any kind of WordPress firewall then you should white list the IP’s there as well. I … Read more

Fix invalid active developer path (macOS Mojave)

I was just about to do my latest SVN push to to the WordPress repo when I got the “invalid active developer path” error in my Terminal. This is why my Git and SVN wasn’t working after upgrading to mac OS Mojave. I’m not sure why it happened, but don’t worry! It’s an easy fix. … Read more

Migrate Yoast SEO to The SEO Framework Plugin

The SEO Framework Plugin

I had always been using The SEO by Yoast plugin on my WordPress sites. But recently I tried The SEO Framework Plugin, and I’m liking it!
It’s faster and cleaner. I really enjoy plugins that aren’t pushing their branding too much in the WordPress Admin.
Now follow along if you are like me. Let’s export our sites SEO data from Yoast, then import into The SEO Framework. Don’t worry, its easy ☺

Roots.io  lays out their reasons for switching plugin.

“We’ve migrated to The SEO Framework. Some highlights include:

  • This plugin is written with massive and busy (multi-)sites in mind.
  • This plugin is 197% to 867% faster compared to other popular SEO plugins.
  • This plugin consumes 177% to 260% fewer server resources than other popular SEO plugins.
  • 100% fewer database interactions (numbers may vary on this one depending on plugin compatibility).
  • 100% fewer advertisements. Let’s keep it that way.”

Always Backup your site and Database before making major changes! You don’t want to lose your SEO rank!

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How to show hidden files and folders on macOS High Sierra

If you are bit more hands on like me, then you’ll most likely benefit from being able to see hidden files and folders, on your Mac.

There isn’t a small setting for this so the easiest way is to run a simple command in terminal. Don’t worry, it’s not hard or complicated.

First up let’s find and open the Terminal app. You can find it few ways, either go to Mission Control or spotlight search.

Open terminal on a macbook

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Easy vertical and horizontal CSS centring

Centering veritally with CSS can be a challenge at times, but not with easy snippet. Make sure the parent class has a relative postion. You can then create the child content to be centered within the parent. This CSS trick centers vertically and horizontally while being 100% responsive. CSS Centering Snippet [cc lang=”css”].parent { position: … Read more

Disable Spotlight on Mac

Spotlight on MacOS can be heavy on the CPU usage. If you want to switch it off you then you will have to run a command in the terminal. Spotlight does provide some very nice functioniality, I don’t use spotlight itself. I use Alfred 3 which uses the same index data. If you disable Spotlight search then Alfred 3 will also stop working.

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