Optimizing WordPress file permissions

This article is mainly geared towards WordPress self-hosted on a server where you have root ssh access. If you installed it on a shared host like DreamHost, you may not need to, or be able to run this script. I have a 1GB Rackspace Cloud Server that houses my website, blog and well as my side projects. […]

Using Google Apps SAML SSO to do one-click login to AWS

I never thought I’d be doing a blog post on AWS, but given the process documentation on Google’s side was missing a few crucial information, I saw a great opportunity. I recently discovered that the Google Apps Admin Console lets you configure custom SAML apps to do one-click login to third party apps that support […]

How to switch your Google for Work subscription to Rackspace to take advantage of Fanatical Support

Yesterday, Rackspace announced it has partnered with Google to become a Google for Work Premier SMB Reseller. That means you can get all the awesome goodness of Google Apps and take advantage of all they have to offer while being backed by the award winning Fanatical Support® promise. You will get Rackspace’s 15 years of experience […]

First Look at Google Domains – My thoughts and experience

Back at the beginning of August, my friend @solwatts asked me if I wanted his Google Domains invite, as he was trying to move away from Google services. I gladly accepted it and transferred a few spare domains just a short while later. Now, almost two months in, I feel like I can now give […]