How websites get hacked? And WordPress meetup Managua


On May, I had the opportunity to participate on Desarrolladores WordPress Nicaragua (You can find them facebook & meetup ) monthly meetup. Both my business partner and co-founder of SenorCoders.com and myself gave talks. While I talked about How Websites get Hacked, Kharron talked about Developing a Mobile App using WordPress as the backend. My presentation […]

Alternative to PayPal in Nicaragua: Costa Rica


After an overwhelming traffic to my previous post 2 Alternatives to Paypal in Nicaragua, I was asked to expand my comments on each case, so today I am bringing you more information about using Paypal in Nicaragua, and yes its thru our southern neighbor country, Costa Rica. As many of you already know, we can receive […]

2 Alternatives to Paypal in Nicaragua


Last year I wrote an article about how Paypal is working on Nicaragua, and its 2016 and we are still on the same place: we can get money in, but we can’t cash it out locally 😦 , we need to spend it again via Paypal, which on my particular case has come in handy […]

Avoid SSH Timeouts on the Mac Terminal


I admit it, I’m always with a lot of applications opened, Chrome with at least 6 tabs, Skype, Slack, PHPStorm or SublimeText, Airmail or Outlook for Mac, Photoshop and terminal. I regularly login via SSH to VPS in Digital Ocean and AWS EC2 and then run some commands like: wp plugin install wordfence Then I […]

WordPress.org vs WordPress.com – An Idiot’s Guide


For you that are starting with WordPress and you are trying this on your own, let me help you on clarifying this: WordPress is a Content Management System (CMS) that is built on PHP (one of the most popular programming languages, see php.net for more info) and using MySQL as the database to store your […]

Upgrading to Debian Jessie 8.3


Recently I became aware that there was an update to my favorite Linux, Debian. I have been using Debian Jessie 8.2 on my laptop (Dell XPS 14) since it came out and honestly I did not have any problems at all. But recently I was requested to install a Linux server for a small app […]

Overcoming the WordPress’ white screen of death


Yesterday’s incident with La Prensa Nicaragua reminded me that I wanted to write about this 6 months ago. So I took some time and wrote this up. I really hope this helps someone. If you have ever played with WordPress, plugins and themes a bit, it is very likely that you have faced the dreadful […]

Stream Media from Debian to Xbox One


Hi there, if you have been reading my blog, you probably read my article about Streaming from Mac OS X to a Roku Streaming Device. Well now I am back for another one, but this time is from my Debian 8.2 (Jessie) to my XBOX One. Requirements before we start The setup is pretty simple, but […]

WordPress and admin-ajax.php


In past articles I have shared with you what I consider the Top 5 WordPress Plugins for Shared Hosting but I must admit that I forgot about this one. It  was only after assisting customers from Site5 that I remembered that I had forgotten to add this important plugin as it causes severe damage sometimes. What is the […]