Monthly Archives: January 2013

HackRepair.com Blacklist

Recently I was checking out the Better WP Security plugin for WordPress and noticed that the plugin comes with a cool blacklist of useragents from HackRepair.com (btw that website seems to have a lot of great info on fixing hacked wordpress sites). Anyhow I found that after installing the plugin my .htaccess file was updated and included a new section to block malicious IPs and user agents. The list looks like this:

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How To Determine Flow Rate of a Gas Dryer

If you are installing natural gas lines you will need to determine the flow rate of certain appliances, like Gas Dryers. The line size of the natural gas pipe (or propane / LP piping) needs to be big enough, larger with distance, to allow for the specified flow rate from the manufacturer.

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Windows XP Cisco VPN Client Latest Version

If you’re wondering what the latest Version of the Cisco VPN Client for Windows XP, you’ve come to the right place. You may want to heed notice from Cisco that this product is no longer supported… But, according to the information I have found, the final version of the Cisco VPN client software for Windows XP was “5.0.07.0410” and the installation file was: vpnclient-win-msi-5.0.07.0410-k9.exe

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Apple Doesn’t Have Any Retail Stores In…

Apple has retail stores all over the place. In the United States, Apple doesn’t have retail stores in some smaller cities, but there is at least one Apple Store in every state. For a full list of retail stores you can visit the apple store locator.

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Google Domain Verifcation Url

To verify your website with Google Apps / Google Webmaster tools you can use the url below. Here is a screenshot of the verification: And here is the URL you can use – just replace the yoursite.com part: https://www.google.com/webmasters/verification/verification?siteUrl=http://yoursite.com&pli=1

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Winter hotel sale: Baby, it’s cold outside

I booked a flight on orbitz and noticed they have a pretty good looking ad for hotel discounts: Say goodbye to dreary days and long nights and say hello to the hottest hotel deals on the Internet when you book by January 31, 2013. With savings of up to 50% on hotels across the country, we say let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. .

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Join President Obama on the National Day of Service

Continuing a tradition he started at his first Inauguration in 2009, President Barack Obama is calling on Americans all across the country to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and participate in the National Day of Service on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013. The National Day of Service is the First Family’s most treasured inaugural event, but it’s not just about what can be done on one day. President Obama will be asking Americans to make an ongoing commitment to service in their communities by focusing on seven issue areas: health, faith, education, the environment, honoring our veterans and military families, community resilience, and economic development.

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Instagram Updates Privacy Policy

Hello, Our community has grown by many millions of people since we wrote our original Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. As we announced in December, we have updated our  Terms of Service and  Privacy Policy. These policies also now take into account the  feedback we receivedfrom the Instagram Community. We’re emailing you to remind you that, as we announced last month, these updated policies will be in effect as of January 19th, 2013. You can read our  blog post that highlights some of the key updates. And remember, these updates don’t change the fact that you own your photos that you post on Instagram, and our privacy controls work just as they did before. Thank you, The Instagram Team

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Get a jump on 2013 with the latest from Google Analytics

Google has just announced the new Analytics newsletter: This month’s Google Analytics updates include feature improvements to In-Page Analytics, mobile measurement trends, updates to Google Tag Manager and an enterprise analytics case study. A few of the featured items: Track links better with in-page Analytics improvements Make mobile central to your strategy in 2013 Tag your site more easily with Google Tag Manager’s built-in templates Learn how Gilt embraces Analytics for predictive modeling

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