Getting 2Checkout to Play Nice With CloudFlare

We use 2Checkout as payment gateway for selling our premium ProfilePress WordPress plugin. When an order is made via 2co, it passes through their fraud review system and subsequently, a POST request is sent to a provided notification URL when the order passes the fraud review. It is this POST … [Read more...]

How to Install cURL in Windows Easily

From the its website cURL is a command line tool and library for transferring data with URL syntax, supporting DICT, FILE, FTP, FTPS, Gopher, HTTP, HTTPS, IMAP, IMAPS, LDAP, LDAPS, POP3, POP3S, RTMP, RTSP, SCP, SFTP, SMB, SMTP, SMTPS, Telnet and TFTP. curl supports SSL certificates, HTTP POST, … [Read more...]

Using GitHub After Enabling Two-Factor Authentication

If you've activated Two-Factor authentication for your GitHub account, you will discover your GitHub account password will become obsolete when performing Git operations that requires account authentication (such as push, fetch, pull) using HTTPS. A personal access token instead of an account … [Read more...]

Remove Sensitive Data and Commits from Git History with BFG Repo-Cleaner

Earlier today, I accidentally committed a sensitive data of a project I was working on to a public Github repository. To remove every trace of that data on Github, I had to remove all history of the file that contained the said data. In this succinct article, I will show us how to remove or … [Read more...]

How to Enable the Disabled Delete Warning Dialog Box in Windows 8

A little bit of info as to why am late to the Window 8 picture. I got for myself an Asus X551CA Windows 8 laptop (shameless affiliate link) earlier this year to replace my pretty old Lenovo laptop at home. I didn't immediately started using it; instead I kept it in a safe location pending when … [Read more...]

How to Force Firefox to Instantly Sync Your Browser

Firefox ships with a Sync service that synchronizes and save the following to its server - bookmarks, browser history, saved passwords, tabs, add-ons and preferences. The importance of a sync services such as Firefox sync cannot be over-emphasize in that they provide a central location for you to … [Read more...]

How to Write into a Read-Only File in Windows

I downloaded a text (.txt) file some time ago. Each time I write into it and then try to save it, I am greeted with the following error. The file is set to read-only. Try again with a different file name Obviously (maybe not so obvious), the cause of the problem is - the file has a … [Read more...]

How to Flush / Delete DNS Cache in Firefox and Chrome

Web browsers cache DNS in order to prevent repeated look-ups of a website DNS record each time the site is visited. How long the DNS record will be cache in the browser depends on the TTL value associated with the DNS record. Actually, DNS caching is good. it quickens rendering of web pages by … [Read more...]