OS X Server Reset

If you want to perform an os x server reset becuase your OS X Server is messed up then run the following command in Terminal app to run a fresh install:-

New 2015 EU Tax rules on telecommunications, broadcasting & electronic services

If you are operating a business sellling telecommunications, broadcasting & electronic services (including online) and you supply to counties in the EU then the following changes in EU tax rules that come into effect from January 2015 will affect you. Make sure you update your business practices / billing in line with the below:- New rules from 2015 From 1 January 2015, …

Avoid PayPal’s high currency conversion rates

When you purchase with Paypal in a currency other than your own Paypal will perform the currency conversion for you. What is rather unclear is that the rate they charge is often considerably higher than that of your bank/card issuer and its usually cheaper for them to perform the conversion for you. To avoid this higher charge you can change your …

Fix MAMP Pro Issues with Updating and Uploading to WordPress on localhost

MAMP Pro is great, but its been a learning curve to get to grips with the various settings for running a development server with WordPress on it. You may get a range of issues when updating WordPress, WordPress Plugins, Uploading Files etc. Other than being asked for FTP details common issues are:- Could not create directory. An error occurred while …

Exclusive Dataflame Hosting Promotional Code 20% Discount

Slick Media have an exclusive discount voucher code for you from our friends at Dataflame. The Dataflame hosting Promotional Code will give you a whopping 20% discount against ‘Web Hosting‘ Dataflame Cloud 1000, 3000 and 5000 shared hosting packages. This code is valid for both monthly and annual Dataflame billing schedules. You don’t need to be an existing Slick Media client to benefit from this …

Fix broken links after moving WordPress site

Before you consider moving your WordPress site we do thoroughly recommend BackupBuddy to substantially ease and automate the transfer process. If you’ve already transferred your site then don’t worry as help is still at hand. So what’s happened? References to your old site are still present in your WordPress setup and they are referencing back to your old site. This …

Fix Chrome WebKit Browser Embedded font issues

Embedded web fonts using generators such as Font Squirrels Font Face font generator can add that extra pizazz to your web site. However web fonts often don’t display correctly and this can cover font antialiasing and alsoi oddities like strong / bold elements not showing a different font weight. Thankfully a lot of these issues can be solved with just 2 lines …