Space Quest I

I decided to replay one of my first graphical game series and bought the Sierra classic: Space Quest 1-6 collection from Steam for about £3. I read mixed reviews on that page stating that SQ1 was in VGA for some people and original for others. After installing it I could see that both versions are […]

Plesk FTP Timeout With 1&1 IONOS

I’ve been battling a problem with the new Plesk server I purchased with 1&1 IONOS. Everything in Linux and Plesk looked correct but I could not connect via FTP/FTPS as port 21 remained blocked no matter what I did. It turned out the problem was with the 1&1 IONOS dashboard. Once you login, select “Servers […]

Greenshot Firefox Screenshots Black Screen Solved

I’ve been using an app called Greenshot to take screenshots for years. It has a lot of options but I mainly stick to the “Window” and “Full Screen” capture methods. For the last year the “Window” mode has failed to work with Firefox. It takes the screenshot but the image is all black. Not a […]

Stop Contact Form 7 & reCaptcha JS/CSS From Loading On Every Page

Contact Form 7 is a WordPress plugin that allows you to add forms to pages. A downside to using it is that out of the box it adds the Contact Form 7 JavaScript and CSS to every page even if there is no contact form there. It does the same with the reCaptcha assets if […]

Missing WordPress Gutenberg Controls

Lately I’ve been working on a WordPress Gutenberg plugin. The official WordPress documentation has always been a bit hit and miss due to them changing things so frequently but it’s been good for getting the initial plugin development environment setup. Unfortunately, within an hour of development I stumbled into my first big problem; several of […]

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