How To Get the Structure of All Tables in a MySQL Database Using mysqldump

Author: , December 2nd, 2018

mysqldump -u {yourUserNameHere} -p –no-data –compact {yourDatabaseHere}

How To Disable Adobe Daemons Using launchctl on MacOS

Author: , November 18th, 2018

I installed an old version of Adobe software on my new Mac and as usual, it installed some daemons that are undesirable. Here is how I got rid of them via the Terminal. Note: Adobe installs daemons in the user context, so do this as your regular user login, not as root. shell> launchctl list […]

How To Test Nagios Remote NRPE Commands

Author: , September 27th, 2018

There are many things to configure in Nagios, especially when using custom check commands. Recently I needed to configure all of the Continuent Clustering Nagios checks. Once setup on the database side, I wanted to confirm that everything was working. Basics: Run a Remote NRPE Check To test a remote NRPE client command from a […]

How To Create a PayPal-styled Button Using CSS and HTML

Author: , August 31st, 2018

1 <button class="paypal-btn large" onclick="window.location=’https://www.yoursite.com/targetPage/’;return false">What a Great Button</button> <button class=”paypal-btn large” onclick=”window.location=’https://www.yoursite.com/targetPage/’;return false”>What a Great Button</button> 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 […]

R.I.P. William “Bill” Baldwin

Author: , August 9th, 2018

Bill Baldwin passed away from a stroke in July 2018. He will be missed terribly by his many friends, family and co-workers. His exemplary craftsmanship and feisty attitude will be remembered with great fondness by all who knew him.

How To Display Blog Pages for a Single Category

Author: , August 6th, 2018

Create a new page and set the page template to Blog. Add a new Custom Field to the page. Set the Name to the string query_args and the value to cat=NNN, where NNN is the ID of the desired category. Be sure to click Publish or Update when done. You can locate the Category ID […]

How To Revert All Changes in a git Branch

Author: , August 2nd, 2018

git checkout -f

How To Disable WordPress wpautop for Shortcodes

Author: , June 15th, 2018

remove_filter( ‘the_content’, ‘wpautop’ ); add_filter( ‘the_content’, ‘smart_autop’ ); function smart_autop($content) { $post = get_post(); if($post->post_type != ‘post’) return $content; // if not a post, leave $content untouched return wpautop($content); }

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Author: , June 15th, 2018

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How To Select Rows in MySQL with No Matching Entry in Another Table

Author: , May 16th, 2018

SELECT t1.id FROM tableOne t1 LEFT JOIN tableTwo t2 ON t1.id = t2.id WHERE t2.id IS NULL The “WHERE t2.id IS NULL clause” restricts the results to only those rows where the id returned from tableTwo is null. tableTwo.id will be NULL for all records from tableOne where the id is not found in tableTwo.