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Author Archives: JamesJohnMcGuire

Fix for iTunes Installer

iTunes installer has been broken for quite a while, at least for me, running on Windows 10. With a little bit of research, I found it is easily fixable. So, I made a script (batch file) to fix the installer and run it. All it does is extract and then run the separate installers. Here […]

Display posts or blogs page when using static front page in WordPress

By default, WordPress displays a list of your latest blog posts as your home page. However, you can customize your home page to use a static front page. If you do so, how can you have a page that also displays a list of your blog posts? This in not intuitive at all and might […]

Automatically Add a New Localhost Virtual Site to Hosts and VHosts files

I’m continually adding new sites to my PC’s hosts file and to Apache’s httpd-vhosts.conf file. I’ve made a command line script (batch file), to automate this process. The script assumes the following: The command line prompt is running with administrative privileges Your hosts file is located at: C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc Your localhost environment is Apache based Have […]