Category: How To

Various howtos

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How to Run (go)Harbor Docker Registry with Notary Behind Nginx Reverse Proxy

That’s a heck of very specific title for a post, don’t you think? At the same I think that would be the most desirable configuration for running a private Docker reporsitory on prem, don’t you think? And for some ridiculous reason, there is virtually no information in the Internet about…

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How to Use Cloudflare As DDNS Service

You probably found this post while looking for a way to use Cloudflare as a DDNS provider, so you already know what DDNS is (in this case, scroll down). But if, by any chance you don’t know what it is and what Cloudflare is, here it goes… Imagine that you…

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I Just Released 360 View v1.1.0

If you are a fan of 360-degree photography and looking for a way to add your 360-degree images or video to your blog, then you may like 360 View – a WordPress plugin allowing you to add the media to your posts and pages, label it, add automatic panning/orbiting, adjust…

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How to Fix QNAP Security and Performance Issues

QNAP is a very ok NAS (see https://www.qnap.com/en-us/product/series/home for details about what’s QNAP and NAS in case if you’re not familiar with the terms). I can’t call it excellent because of the many issues I’m having with it, but I can’t call it bad either, because once the issues are…

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How to Fix MacOS Big Sur 4K Display Resolution Problem

Big Sur is all awesome with nice bells and whistles, but it completely screwed my two external 4K displays. Quick search revealed that I’m not alone, lots of people experience lots of different problems. Here is how I fixed some of them: The 4K native resolution is no longer available…

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Using 360-degree Photos and Videos in WordPress

5/29/21 UPDATE: I just released v1.1.0 of the plugin supporting Gutenberg visual page builder (WordPress standard), orbiting and more. Take a look at the complete user manual here: https://andrey.mikhalchuk.com/360-view-wordpress-plugin 10/31/2020 Update: v0.3.0 adds video support, see an example below. I was struggling with finding a way to easily embed 360-degree…

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How to Get Free Domain Wildcard Certificates

In one of the previous posts I wrote about getting free certificates for the website using Let’s Encrypt and Certbot. Hope that article was helpful and helped you to save some money on SSL, but one topic remained not covered in that post. What if you’re a lucky owner of…

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Be the Boss of Your Passwords (using Bitwarden Self-hosting)

Bitwarden is a unique solution for your password needs (whether you are a person caring about security or an organization caring about the same). Unlike competition, it’s opensource and could be self-hosted. Unfortunately it’s setup is not very compatible with servers having its own Let’s encrypt certificates or running other web server. This post describes how to install Bitwarden behind nginx reverse proxy using your own Let’s Encrypt + Certbot.

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Stop Paying for SSL Certificates!

If you’re running a website and want to protect your site’s visitors with HTTPS then you may enjoy this detailed explanation of how to use Let’s encrypt and Certbot to stop paying for SSL certificates.

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3 Simple Ways to Spot Fake Product Reviews on Amazon.com

TL;DR Internet is full of “fake reviews”. In order to spot them look at the review dates clustering, reviewers profiles and reviews relevancy to the specific product. Always Analyze the Reviews Just like many of us, I rely a lot on the product reviews while deciding what to buy. What…

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How to Upload Huge Images to WordPress

Well, this actually applies not just to WordPress but to most PHP applications, it’s just that with WordPress market share close to 60% this is the platform where you most frequently see the problem to manifest. It looks like this: Maximum upload file size: 2M The problem is not really…

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