Forum software phpBB has released the finalized version of phpBB 3.2. The milestone release includes many changes such as a revised installer with command line support, a new BBCode system, emoji support, and full support for PHP 7.0 and 7.1. The PHP 7 support is a big deal for many sites because it will allow […]
Looking to create a new blog or get a domain that is a perfect match for your site? Later this year, there will be a new option on the table. You will be register the generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) .blog for your site or specifically for the blog part of your site such as MyCompany.blog. […]
Google AdSense has introduced two new “page-level” ad formats that only display on high-end mobile devices. The new formats are considered beta at this time. The new formats are anchor/overlay ads and vignette ads. Google explains that the new formats do not count towards your 3 ads/page limit and are optimized to help increase revenue […]
Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) was proposed last October by Google to reduce pages to their content so that they load nearly instantaneously. Yesterday, they made the project live for mobile search results. You can see if your site is participating through the Google Search Console site. After selecting your property, under the Search Appearance section on the […]
Occasionally, I like to share code snippets here on 404 Tech Support. I have tried various methods and have not really been satisfied with them. Formatting the code as pre-formatted does not let it stand out enough and still leaves it at the mercy of WordPress formatting. Various WordPress plugins offer Syntax Highlighting capabilities but it […]
I recently switched my hosting to save costs and gain performance. The unmanaged SSD VPS options are almost too good of a deal to pass up. 404 Tech Support is now running on Vultr and I have been very happy with the performance and price. To make things easier on me, I used the pre-built […]
WordPress has launched a desktop application for Windows to manage WordPress.com and Jetpack-enabled self-hosted sites.
Drupal has been updated to version 8.0 with the release of the final candidate today, November 19, 2015.
I began looking into status page software that would provide the service and templates for reported outages. I setup Cachet, a free and open source software that provides the status page service.
Online forums may find success by finding their community and using the right forum software to fit that community. This article is a survey of some of the popular forum solutions available.