Category Archives: tech related

Chromebook Tips: Find Your Network IP and MAC Address

Sometimes it is important to know your network IP Address, and even your MAC address. An IP (Internet Protocol) address is a numeric label assigned to each device connected to a network

Bananas! Change WordPress import XML to GZip.

Ran into an issue this afternoon while playing around with the export / import from WordPress into a free standing WordPress site. When I ran the import of the WordPress.com generated export

Chromebook Black Screen on Wake Up

I’ve been using a Google Chromebook since the middle of June as a full-time replacement for my dead desktop and laptop computers.  After 4 plus years of 24-7 usage both died within

Gmail 400 Error Bad Request

This evening I was getting a 400 Error Bad Request after logging into Gmail.   I’m not sure what was up, but I cleared my browser cache and cookies and still nothing.

Google Analytics as External JavaScript in WordPress

A pet peeve of mine — and yes I’m also guilty of it sometimes — is JavaScript on a web page.  There are a number of reasons not to do this, the most

GoDaddy.com is Sorry – What a Joke!

Beware the Domain Giant, for the Domain Giant will step on you and you will be no more! Yes, that’s right folks.  GoDaddy.com was hacked on Monday, September 10, 2012, and has

Windows Vista with a CanoScan N650U Scanner

I have an older scanner, that is actually a very good device.  Unfortunately there are no Windows Vista drivers for this device, so I have been using it on my old Windows

Conversion to HTML5 Experiment

This morning, while the girls were napping, I took advantage of this time to take a first sincere look at HTML5 and attempted to recreate the theme of this website using HTML5

Setting up a FrontPage Site and got this error…

DISCLAIMER: FrontPage Server Extensions is not my choice in this project.  The end-user has Microsoft Expression Web, so this is how the site is being done.

Using TortoiseGit and Dreamweaver

We have bee using Git to some extent at work (Mannix Marketing, Inc.) for a while, and I though that it was high time that I start to do the same at


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Fatal error: Uncaught exception 'Exception' with message 'Quick Cache: failed to write cache file for: `/category/tech-related/`; possible permissions issue (or race condition), please check your cache directory: `/home/tobyandj/public_html/wp-content/cache/cache`.' in /home/tobyandj/public_html/dawes-content/advanced-cache.php:960 Stack trace: #0 [internal function]: quick_cache\advanced_cache->output_buffer_callback_handler(' <!DOCTYPE html...', 9) #1 /home/tobyandj/public_html/wp-includes/functions.php(2935): ob_end_flush() #2 [internal function]: wp_ob_end_flush_all('') #3 /home/tobyandj/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php(470): call_user_func_array('wp_ob_end_flush...', Array) #4 /home/tobyandj/public_html/wp-includes/load.php(573): do_action('shutdown') #5 [internal function]: shutdown_action_hook() #6 {main} thrown in /home/tobyandj/public_html/dawes-content/advanced-cache.php on line 960