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Minimum System Requirements for macOS Monterey 12, can your Mac run it?

Macos Monterey

Find out if your Apple computer meets the minimum system requirements of the latest operating system, macOS Monterey 12, can your Mac run it. Apple have announced their latest operating system in June 2021 and named it macOS Monterey, which will be version macOS 12 it is the successor to Big Sur. The name Monterey…

Find out how many inodes you are using on a hard disk or in a directory?

How Many Inodes On Disk

Inodes are like pseudo files that manage the metadata about the actual files and folders on the filing system, they don’t have any data in them. Most hosting plans have a limitation on inodes – so you need to know how many inodes there are and where they are being used if you need to…

Add WooCommerce Action Hook via Shortcode

Add Woocomerce Hook Shortcode

Some WordPresss WooCommerce templates provided by themes or page builders may not include all the WooCommerce action hooks which may hinder your woo development as you add in more Woo featured, luckily it is possible to add in Woo hooks with shortcode. add_shortcode( ‘woohook’, function( $atts ) { $atts = shortcode_atts( array( ‘hook’ => ”,…

Make a whole container a clickable link in Bricks Builder

Bricks Container Clickable

To add a link to a whole container element in a Bricks Builder layout you need to use some jQuery to add the link tag markup to make the whole container clickable. There needs to be 1 link already within the containers nested elements – that is the link that will be used for the…

Enable the root user in macOS Big Sur and earlier macOS versions

Enable Macos Root User

Here is how you enable the root user in macOS Big Sur and ealier macOS versions, the macOS root user is disabled by default. As an admin user launch System Preferences from the Apple Menu and go to the User and Groups pane, you will need to authenticate first by clicking on the padlock icon down the bottom left, then click on Login Options to see…

Increase the Upload Size for MySQL Database in cPanel with phpMyAdmin

Increase Size Upload Mysql Php

cPanel/WHM Server imposes a limit on the size of importing a WordPress MySQL database that can be imported into phpMyAdmin. The default size is 50MB which is set in the cPanel/WHM settings. You can change the settings either in cPanel or separately in WHM depending on what you have available. Failing that there are other ways…

How to make your SSH Terminal shell sessions last longer on macOS

Macos Ssh Session Longer

If you find that your SSH shell sessions to remote computers are timing out too quickly with the error “Write failed: Broken pipe”, you can make a simple configuration to keep these sessions going as long as you have your terminal shell window running:  Move into your SSH settings folder cd ~/.ssh Create a local…

How to Find & Delete Files in Directory by Modification Date in Linux

Find Delete Files Linux Modified Date

How to find and delete files in a Linux directory based on when the file had been modified from a certain amount of days ago – this can be useful for dealing with directories with copious amounts of files like email boxes and log folders. First to see the files modified or created based on…

Difference between a Symbolic Link and a Finder Alias in macOS

Symbolic Link Alias Macos

A Symbolic or Soft Link is a traditional Unix link to an original file or directory which  can reside anywhere on the filing system, the linked file when opened as a file or directory has the same contents as the original and if you edit the linked file or add content to the linked directory…