11 Free Backup Plugins for WordPress

If you run a WordPress website, routinely backing it up is one of the most important things you can do to prevent disaster. Fortunately, there are a number of free plugins that will help you safeguard your website. Here is a list of free backup plugins …

Monitor Inventory Sell-through Rates to Boost Performance

Sell-through rate is a retail inventory key performance indicator that can help stores track product sales, strike a good inventory balance, and, ultimately, earn relatively more profit. For many retail businesses, inventory represents opportunity. If you want to sell more, you have to have more product …

Using Google Analytics to Identify Fraudulent Orders

Fraudulent transactions can occur for most any ecommerce company. Larger companies can invest in sophisticated fraud protection services. But smaller merchants sometimes attempt to detect fraud themselves. Back in 2014 we addressed do-it-yourself fraud detection. The article, from columnist Erica Tevis, owner of an online gift …

3 Backend Fixes to Increase Page Speed

Page speed is an important factor in search rankings and conversion rates. Every improvement to page speed will likely result in more sales. We’ve addressed page speed at, most recently, “10 Ways to Increase Ecommerce Site Speed” and “Google Analytics: Using Site Speed Data to Improve …

Asus TUF Z270 Mark 1 Review: Welcome to the era of Z270

  With any new chip, comes a new chipset. And with each generation, that chipset improves in a variety of ways. The improvements usually revolve around connectivity and expansion support. But there are often other notable tweaks as well, such as aesthetic design, cooling support, and …

Virtualbox 5.1.14 Released with Linux Kernel 4.10 Fixes

Oracle Virtualbox has released a new update for the Virtualbox 5.1 series with fixes to Linux 4.10 and Windows 10 hosts. According to the changelog, Virtualbox 5.1.14 features: fixed emulation of certain instructions for 64-bit guests on 32-bit hosts properly handle certain MSRs for 64-bit guests …

Install VidCutter, A Video Cutter For Linux Ubuntu

How to cut and trim videos on Ubuntu Linux. Install VidCutter, a video cutter for Linux that can be used to crop videos on Linux Ubuntu. VidCutter is a cross-platform Qt5 based app for quick and easy video trimming/splitting and merging/joining for simple quick edits. FFmpeg …

Help Test The New Minecraft Launcher for Linux

Work on a new Minecraft launcher for Linux has been underway for a while — but it’s now ready to test. For those who missed the memo earlier last year, Mojang, makers of Minecraft, have been working on a new Minecraft launcher that dispenses entirely with …

How to Install GitScrum on Ubuntu 16.04

  GitScrum is an open source task management application that uses Git and the Scrum methodology. It has a lot of useful features like Product Backlog, user Story, Sprint Backlog, Issues and more. It is fairly easy to install GitScrum on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS. The …

6 Free WordPress Themes for Photographers

If you’re a photographer with a WordPress site, there are so many different options you can use to display your photography and create a portfolio. One thing you should definitely do to ensure that your photos get the page real-estate they deserve is to use a …