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Some light reading...

Video tutorials are great, but when a task involves a lot of time spent in the command line it’s nice to have written instructions to reference. Here you’ll find a variety of tutorials and other techy articles.

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How to install WordPress with (almost) just the command line

This guide intends to walk you through every step of a WordPress install, and to avoid the use of a GUI whenever possible. It was designed with NearlyFreeSpeech.NET hosting in …

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How to use one Gmail account for two Twitter accounts

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Set up HTTPS (TLS) for a NearlyFreeSpeech.NET website

Any responsible site that accepts passwords, form responses, or other user data must use HTTPS. If you’re hosting your site with NearlyFreeSpeech.NET, it is very easy to set up a …

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Manually trigger a git post-receive hook for testing

Using a post-receive hook is a good way to perform a scripted action each time new changes are pushed to a git repo. (If you have not yet set up …

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Use git with just a shared network drive. No git server required!

Want to use git for a small team of developers, but can’t (or don’t want to) use a git server? No problem! All you need is a shared network drive …

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How to install WordPress as fast as possible

This guide intends to walk you through every step of a WordPress install. It was designed with NearlyFreeSpeech.NET hosting in mind, but may be helpful on other hosts as well. …

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