Good password security

Good password security isn’t too hard, it just requires a change in your approach. The biggest factor to increasing password security is password length. To see this in action, visit this link – https://www.grc.com/haystack.htm – and type in one of your passwords as a test. Look at the last two Attack Scenarios. That’s how quickly it would […]

Cart doesn’t work with Flatsome, WooCommerce, and Varnish

This is a quick and easy one. If you’re using the Flatsome3 theme with WordPress and you have Varnish cache running, you’ll find the cart doesn’t work. You add an item, and the sidebar pops up but then it disappears again straight away, and the cart is empty. Turn off Varnish and problem solved… but […]

Paypal button not appearing with Braintree and WooCommerce

When trying to use Braintree with Paypal on my WooCommerce installation, I kept running into issues. Using Braintree by itself would work fine, but as soon as I enabled Paypal as well I received this following error on the checkout page. Oops, something went wrong. Please try a different payment method. The Paypal button would […]

Connecting Google Tag Manager and s2Member

The helpful s2Member Google Analytics page doesn’t cover Google Tag Manager. If you want to configure GTM with e-commerce transactions, you’ll need to use this code:

Note the  'event' : 'transactionComplete'  line at the bottom. You’re going to use that to make a custom trigger for your e-commerce tracking tag: The reason for using the custom trigger is […]

Creating custom Metadata Field Lists in Lightroom

When you’re in Lightroom’s Library mode, you are able to set the metadata for your photos based on some pre-defined field lists. If you’re like me, you’ve probably found yourself switching between multiple different metadata field sets, for instance between Default, EXIF, and Location: But as it turns out, there’s a way that you can […]

All Marketers Are Liars – Mindmap

This is a fantastic book by Seth Godin. Mindmap is above, and my notes are below. Do yourself a favour and check it out – Amazon link. The basic premise is that as consumers, we lie to ourselves. Successful marketers are just the providers of stories that consumers choose to believe. How good marketing works: Frame the […]