Blesta is a billing and automation platform for hosting providers, and many view it as a great alternative to WHMCS for managing their hosting business. For this tutorial, I’ll use cPanel as a front to install Blesta, but you can also do the same with SSH. Once you’ve finished installing Blesta, you won’t need to […]
Category: Website Development
How to Fix the “ERR_UNKNOWN_URL_SCHEME” Error
The “ERR_UNKNOWN_URL_SCHEME” is an error message that Google released with the 40th version of Chrome on the 21st of January 2015. It appears when you type in an address with a protocol that Google doesn’t support. Other browsers like Firefox and Edge also have their own version of this error, but the particular error code […]
How To Fix FileZilla error “connection attempt failed with eai_noname”
If you’re trying to connect to your site via FTP using FileZilla, you may find the following error: Connection attempt failed with “EAI_NONAME – Neither nodename nor servname provided, or not known”. Here’s a screenshot of the error while using FileZilla’s “Quickconnect” button: FileZilla generates the “EAI_NONAME” response code when it’s unable to connect to […]
How to Forward with Masking: And Is It a Good Idea?
Forward with masking is a kind of redirect that lets you display content from another web page to users but keeps the original URL in the address bar. Here’s an overview of how it works, its implications, and whether or not it’s a good idea for your website. What is Forwarding with Masking? Let’s say […]
Is It Time to Bring Back Blog Comments?
The past 13 years haven’t been kind to blogs. Today, they’re viewed as a relic of the early days of the Internet, where people didn’t know how to design websites, and everyone had a blog. And for a while, it was good. I remember participating in a network of blogs with curated communities, where we […]
Here Are 3 Legitimate Uses Of AI For Your Website
I’ve talked about the impact of AI on website owners when it comes to writing content that’s more “human-like”, and leveraging the unique attributes humans can offer. I’ve also written about the kinds of websites that I think will thrive in the future. But what does all this mean for your existing website? Is there […]
Have A Plan For Your Website When You Die!
A bit of a morbid topic, I know, but it recently came to my attention when I read that Bill Slawsky died in mid-May via a Tweet from his company: For decades, Bill Slawsky managed a blog called SEO by the Sea, keeping track of the latest Google updates and more. For the community, it […]
Spam Google Analytics Hits: Czechia And Seychelles
For the past week or so, Google Analytics has been showing inflated stats for several of my pages. A while back, I’d written about fake traffic in Google Analytics from visitors that weren’t coming to your site. I don’t know whether the perpetrators finally stopped or whether their tactics were blocked by Google. But the […]
Test Your Site On A New Host Before Changing Your DNS Records
Over the past few days, I’ve ended up migrating my site to a NameHero VPS. And in all this, I’ve found the absolute best way to test your site on the new server before you change your DNS records. The Problem Making the final switch of your DNS records is an act of faith. You […]
How To Use Regex To Filter The Google Search Console List
Recently, Google introduced a new “doesn’t match regex” filter on the search console which I immediately found a use for! A few months back, I wrote about how to practice content hygiene on your website. One of the biggest difficulties I had with creating a list of pages for my website WP-Tweaks, was that the search […]