Change PHP version of Ubuntu, Linux

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Supported PHP Versions 2021

In this post we will show you how to change PHP version on Ubuntu, Linux. This also works on WSL. Follow this guide to setup Windows Sub System for Linux. For this example we will be changing our PHP version from PHP 7.4 to PHP 5.6. This is a common change if you need to […]

DBeaver error Communication link failure

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DBeaver Communication Link Failure

Help! DBeaver fails to connect to local MySQL database with the error “Communication link failure”. The problem isn’t with DBeaver, in fact, if you installed another MySQL GUI tool, this issue would still occur. The solution below is for Linux systems and Windows systems running WSL. This post also assumes you already have the correct […]

How to prevent Chrome and Firefox auto filling password input

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Do you have a user management page where users are able to update their account passwords? Do you have form validation which checks a password field against a confirmation password field but the validation fails because the browser has auto filled the values? In this article, you will learn how to prevent Chrome and Firefox […]

Exclude your IP Address from Google Analytics

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Google Analytics is a great tool for tracking your website traffic, analysing trends and seeing the fruits of your labour if your currently trying out a new marketing strategy. However, if your like me and on your website a lot, the last thing you want is to unintentionally pollute your Google Analytics data. In this […]

What is an IP Address and how to find yours

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You may have heard the term “IP Address” and not sure what it actually means. In this article you’ll learn what an IP Address is and how to find yours. In short, an IP Address is a unique string of characters that identifies a device over a network. Every device that connects to an internet […]