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How to Unsuspend a Hotlined Verizon MVNO Account

Verizon sells prepaid devices like the Moto G4 Play (XT1609) or the Moto e 2nd Gen (XT1528) at a huge discount compared to the normal unlocked versions at places like Best Buy, Family Dollar, or Walmart. They subsidize these phones so you’ll pay for their $40/mo+ plans to get their money back. Technically, these phones […]

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WordPress 3.5 Breaks Admin Dashboard Items

I recently updated one of my sites to WordPress to version 3.5 on a site that was running a minimal amount of plugins and a simple Woothemes template. While the site still displayed normally, a lot of admin menus and functionality seemed to be broken: The Visual Editor didn’t display The Add Media button didn’t […]

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FIXED: Google Sitemaps XML – WordPress Plugin

The Google XML Sitemaps plugin for WordPress is amazing. It helps dramatically with your SEO by letting Google and other search engines you’ve updated you WordPress website. After setting up the plugin with default settings it generates the first sitemap correctly, but I had some issues with Google Webmaster Tools recognizing the XML sitemap without […]

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Automatically Check WordPress for Broken Youtube Videos

Broken links and videos can hurt your SEO and bounce rate. After doing some searching on Google, I couldn’t easily find an answer to this question. Turns out, I already had the answer, just needed to change some settings. The Broken Link Checker plugin will automatically check for removed Youtube, Vimeo and DailyMotion videos, but […]

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How to Fix Grayed Out/Transparent Icons in Dock – Mac OSX

I just recently re-installed OSX Snow Leopard 10.6 on my 2007 15″ Macbook Pro Core 2 Duo. After installing all my programs and customizing the dock, some programs were grayed out or semi-transparent (like Firefox or Word) and others weren’t (like iTunes or Safari). It was driving me nuts because I couldn’t figure out what […]

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