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The curious case of the funny admin
Uncover the Hidden Threat
Ever had that unsettling feeling that something’s not right, but can’t put your finger on it? Discover how Tim, worked through the case of a compromised site.
Tailscale & Caddy for better admin security
We did DNS and survived
Securing a web app admin area, by combining Tailscale with MagicDNS split DNS feature, Systemd-resolved and Caddy.
Is this thing on?
Quick update from Tim
It’s been so long since I have updated people on what I am up to. So I thought it would be simpler to write a quick post. That was in March… Well maybe I should post it!
Humans Get Hit by Buses
Embrace Automatic Updates
Automatic updates don’t need to be feared both in terms of their reliability and their jobs they are a tool and one you should embrace.
Lessons learnt migrating from Mailchimp to Buttondown
Tim takes a look at why migrating mail providers are always interesting even if you are a supposeded “pro”
Blog like a confused Hacker (2020-2021 Edition)
Tim takes a look at how you can build WordPress static sites, with just PHP, no Apache or MySQL in sight.
Has your host got Ransomware?
Tim takes a look at the recent Ransomware attack on a popular host and asks could it happen to you? Are you prepared and what steps can you take to mitigate such thing?
Hammering Ross’ site!
There are times where its genuinely quicker to write your own solution then look for alterantives. But is this one of those times?
Rebuilding trust in Automatic Updates
With automatic updates for major releases coming to WordPress core is it time for Tim to retire?
Installing PHP and other languages with ASDF on MacOS Catalina
Tim digs into the fun world of using a version manager to get his multiple versions of PHP under control.
Farewells and Moving on
It’s time for Tim to say goodbye as he leaves 34SP.com after 5 years and heads off but what does the future hold for Tim?
Local Lightning is it very very frightening
Tim takes a dive into Local Development using Local Lightning, is it any good or is he going to throw it out of the window. The answer might surprise.