Category Archives: Web Solutions

Let’s Encrypt with certbot

Posted by Tim Fox Date: February 5, 2021

I keep finding the need to figure this certbot command out. I use it all the time but keep forgetting it and I have not been about to find a good example anywhere. The command is: certbot certonly –manual –preferred-challenges http -d This should be run from a command line on a local computer […]

The Top Advantages of XHTML5

Posted by Tim Fox Date: June 24, 2015

Html code screen web development

Code quality assurance Due to the strict nature of the browser when parsing XHTML5 any errors or broken code will immediately case an error to show in the browser. In other standards the browser will accept broken code without warning the developer. This often leads to cross browser bugs and broken pages on browsers that […]

Unread messages piling up?

Posted by Tim Fox Date: June 22, 2015

I confess I’ve been ignoring thousands of unread spam email message in my Gmail account for years. This has caused long term annoyance, since how to get rid of all those unwanted messages is not immediately apparent. If you have been looking for a way to remove all your old and unread emails from Gmail […]

What is XHTML5?

Posted by Tim Fox Date: May 16, 2015

Simply put XHTML5 is the latest standard of HTML that is realistically achievable at the time of this writing. Also known as Polyglot HTML5, XHTML5 is a robust implementation of the HTML5 standard. Essentially it is HTML5 delivered with the content type of “application/xhtml+xml”, which will not work on all browsers. Which is what the […]

You cannot be signed into Skype at this time

Posted by Tim Fox Date: September 11, 2012

We had just started using Skype on an Android mobile phone for mobile video calling and everything was working perfectly. When all of a sudden we started getting this error message when attempting to sign in to Skype: Cannot connect to Skype You cannot be signed in at this time. Please check your mobile network […]

How to delete messages on Facebook

Posted by Tim Fox Date: September 7, 2012

For a long time we were under the impression that messages could not be deleted on Facebook. But the way to delete them does exist after all, it was just hidden. When you go to the message listing on Facebook, it says ‘+ New Message’ in the button at the top and the messages each […]

Skype Video Calling from a mobile phone

Posted by Tim Fox Date: September 7, 2012

Some of you have been wondering how to make a video call from the Skype app on a mobile phone. The way to do this did not seem immediately obvious to us either. After some googling and updating the Skype application to the latest version, we have been able to get video calling working on […]

Customizing the Firefox 4 toolbar

Posted by Tim Fox Date: March 23, 2011

We’ve been excited to see what Firefox 4 has to offer. After installation the first thing we noticed is that the reload button is missing. Well, not missing exactly, but not in the place it used to be and not where it’s located on most other browsers. By default Firefox 4 puts the reload button […]

How to use WordPress Post Slugs to generate permalinks

Posted by Tim Fox Date: February 28, 2010

For a very long time now we have been looking for a method to get permalinks from our Worpress database. We searched on Google for everything we could think of, find WordPress permalinks in database, WordPress MySQL permalinks and so on. We searched on this issues for many months to now avail. We found out […]