Category: Potpourri

A little bit of everything else.

How to – Clear Cache in Cloudflare

Not seeing your website updates reflected? Are you wondering how to clear cache in Cloudflare? Either if you need to purge a page or the whole site, this post provides an easy step by step tutorial so you can clear cache from Cloudflare. Log In to Your Cloudflare Account. Visit the Cloudflare website ( and […]

How to – Create a Database in cPanel

Log in to cPanel. Navigate to the Databases Section. Look for the “Databases” section. Within the “Databases” section, search for and click on the “MySQL Databases” option. This tool will allow you to create and manage MySQL databases in cPanel. Create a New Database. Once you are in the “MySQL Databases” tool, you will see […]

How to – Locate the error_log file in cPanel

Log in to cPanel. Navigate to the “Files” Section. Once you’re logged in to cPanel, look for the “Files” section. Within the “Files” section, search for and click on the option “File Manager“. This tool will allow you to explore and manage your website’s files. Once you’re in the “File Manager“, you should access the […]

How to – Change my MX Records in cPanel

Access you cPanel account. Managing Your Domain. Go to the “Domains” section. Here, find and click on the “Zone Editor” menu. Locate your domain in the list and click on the “Manage” option next to it. Navigating to MX Tab. Once in the management section, look for and click on the “MX” tab. Removing Existing […]

The Totalitarian Regime that is Google Safe Browsing

The Google Safe Browsing team has done a great job helping prevent the spread of malware but for those of us trying to fight malware in the trenches by cleaning sites and putting them back into service, Google is more like a totalitarian regime than a system of fair governance. Let me explain why it feels that way.

6 ways to increase website conversions for the holidays

Are you ready for the holidays? With so many people shopping from home this year, it’s sure to be a record breaking year for online sales. We have 6 tips to help ensure your website is ready.

NDIC Acquires Impulse Advanced Communications Web Hosting Business

Santa Barbara, CA, November 16, 2020 – New Directions in Computing (NDIC) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Impulse Advanced Communications’ web hosting business, beginning mid-November. For 25 years, Impulse has offered the central coast a suite of local services including internet access, web/email hosting, and telecom services. The business has decided to discontinue […]

5 free courses that will make you better at WordPress

WordPress Admin on the laptop screen

WordPress can be overwhelming at first glance. To help you feel more comfortable using it, we have compiled a list of five free resources to help you get better at mastering the most popular content management system.

NDIC Response to COVID-19

Dear NDIC Customers, Partners and Community, Amidst the uncertainty and concern that COVID-19 has brought into our lives, both from health and economic standpoints, we wanted to reach out and let you know that our hearts and thoughts are with you. After we took stock of our own situation and ensured that our team was […]

The Pros and Cons of Commercial WordPress Themes

One of the great things about WordPress is the thousands of high quality themes available for the platform. What is a theme? A WordPress theme defines the look-and-feel of your site, or its design. The theme contains a specific set of style sheets and templates that determine the fonts, colors, styles and layouts of the […]

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