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How to Change the Menu Color in a WordPress Theme

Sometimes you find the perfect theme, but you just need to change an element or two. Like the color of the menu perhaps. The theme customization option doesn’t always allow you to do this, so you need to write your own custom CSS. Here’s a detailed tutorial with screenshots on how to do that step by step.

How to Convert DEB Packages to CentOS/RHEL RPM Using Alien

Ideally, you would be able to install everything you want from your in-built package manager. Or failing that, build your package from source. Sometimes however, you have no option but to try and use a package from another Linux distro. In this tutorial, I show you how to use “alien” to migrate packages from one Linux flavor to another.

How to Notify Subscribers of New Posts in WordPress

It’s a good idea to send an e-mail to your subscribers who’ve signed up for post notifications. This way, you don’t have to rely on them getting the news from Facebook or Twitter. Here’s how to ensure a more targeted notification system using the MailPoet plugin.

How to Install the Java SE Runtime Environment on Linux

If you’re running a browser like Firefox on your Linux machine, you’ll need to install the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) and make the plugin available for use. Here’s a complete step by step tutorial on how to go about it, with screenshots.

How to Scroll Down to a Specific Page Element in WordPress Using JQuery

Are there some pages on your site, where you want your users to automatically scroll down? This snippet of code will allow you to do exactly that. You can make changes to it to customize it for your own requirements, like selecting which element you want to scroll down to, and on which pages it should apply.

How to Split and Join Large Files in Linux

Sometimes, you need to split and join large files for storage or transfer. While archive utilities like zip and rar allow us to do this with archive files, they don’t do as good a job as the more basic “split” and “cat” utilities, that were specifically built for this purpose. In this tutorial, I show you a general purpose method of joining and splitting large files that will work in any situation.

Accessing DigitalOcean’s Spaces from the Command Line with s3cmd

While you can manage your DigitalOcean spaces from the GUI, you can’t create batch commands, schedules, and other automated tasks. For that, we need CLI access and here’s a complete tutorial – right from generating the access keys, to making sure you have the right version of the s3cmd command line tool and configuring it!