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Blants (noun) the rants of a blogger

  1. WordPress dislikes

    November 16, 2013 by The Man

    I am not a great fan of sites that say you cannot delete your account details – WordPress suggest leaving it dormant but that really isn’t a great solution. What happens if your account is hijacked ? At least if you can delete your account then you know you are safe.

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    If you’re wondering why I wanted to delete my WordPress account ? Well it seems I have two accounts – not sure how I managed to pick up the second one but I no longer want or need it but it will now forever live on in the interwebs…..

  2. How to tell your users straight…

    by The Man

    Well done Fedora such a great message 10/10

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  3. UKWDA (UK Web Developers Association) Potty Mouth

    October 23, 2013 by The Man

    Well sometimes you really need to be a bit more professional.


    Ok sometimes you feel like telling people to fuck off but that’s why you have a tongue to bite.


  4. And this is everything that is wrong with Microsoft today…

    October 17, 2013 by The Man

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    1. How much space is wasted

    2. How much is downloading and how much has been downloaded so far

    3. Any idea how long this will all take and what step we are on


  5. Clean up GB of space by moving c:windowsinstaller

    September 9, 2013 by The Man

    You need to move c:windowsinstaller first so move to the d: drive or any other drive with space. You cannot symlink to an existing folder so you need to move it first

    Then open a command prompt with admin privileges and cd to c:windows

    Type mklink /d Installer d:Installer

    You should now have a symlink folder where Windows will look for files linked to the d drive and hopefully a few GB of free space.

  6. Add symlink folder to Dropbox on OS X

    September 4, 2013 by The Man

    Sometimes folders need to live outside your Dropbox folder so simply symlink them.

    1. Open Terminal and cd to your Dropbox folder

    2. type  ln -s /folder/anotherfolder