phpMyEdit for PHP7 and MySQLi

phpMyEdit v5.7.1 does not work on PHP7: [03-May-2019 08:53:30 CST6CDT] PHP Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function mysql_connect() in /home/…/public_html/…/phpMyEdit.class.php:317 Stack trace:0 /home/…/public_html/…/phpMyEdit.class.php(3072): phpMyEdit->sql_connect()1 /home/…/public_html/…/phpMyEdit.class.php(3111): phpMyEdit->connect()2 /home/…/public_html/…/phpMyEdit.class.php(3372): phpMyEdit->execute()3 /home/…/public_html/…/edit.php(169): phpMyEdit->phpMyEdit(Array)4 {main} thrown in /home/…/public_html/data/phpMyEdit.class.php on line 317 To bring it up to PHP7 I updated: the __construct functions migrated the mysql_* calls to … Continue reading phpMyEdit for PHP7 and MySQLi

New Website For Forestry Organization

One of the new websites I’ve built recently was for New EnglandSociety of American Foresters. NESAF is a professional organization for foresters in the Northeast started in the early 1900’s. Rebuilding a large website with many priorities can be intimidating. To make your rebuild feel less daunting try following the simple process we used here … Continue reading New Website For Forestry Organization

Rebuilding The SoapstoneWorks Website

One of my recent projects was converting an older static HTML website to a modern responsive website with a WordPress admin system. A static HTML website is hard to update. You need quite a bit of knowledge and skills that’s unlike anything most people have exposure to. However, updating the content on a WordPress most … Continue reading Rebuilding The SoapstoneWorks Website

Year in Review: Hikers Trip Planning the NH 4000 Footers

This graph shows which NH 4000 Foot Peaks hikers research, before they hike them. I got the idea for this graph from a post at outdoors.org. The AMC counted posts on Instagram, by peak.  Their numbers look very different than mine. Lots of Instagram post from Mt Washington and Mt Adams but not much else. … Continue reading Year in Review: Hikers Trip Planning the NH 4000 Footers

Warner Realty Partners – Real Estate Website

Yesterday I launched a new commercial real estate site for Warner Realty Partners: Highly customized version of WordPress Spacious theme by Theme Grill. Removed unneeded CSS @media queries for optimal performance. Developed a custom WordPress shortcode to render properties from Catylist MLS on the page. Cached for 12 hours for performance. Good boost for SEO. RETS feed from … Continue reading Warner Realty Partners – Real Estate Website

AdSense Needs A No Remarketing Ads Option

I’ve been using Google AdSense off and on for about 10 years ago. They preformed OK in the beginning, then Google introduced “re-marketing” ads. These ads are chosen for you based on your browsing history (something you looked at yesterday perhaps), and not based on the content you are currently reading. When you are on … Continue reading AdSense Needs A No Remarketing Ads Option

Vi. “The First True Artificial Intelligence Personal Trainer” Review

Vi. “The First True Artificial Intelligence Personal Trainer” Rating: 1 (1/5 stars) Reviewer: Kimball, Goffstown NH, June 22, 2018 Kickstarter Pledge: $199 Here is my review of Vi waterproof wireless headphones for runners after running with them more than 226 miles, some 46 hours. In a nutshell: Vi AI is a FAIL! I was an … Continue reading Vi. “The First True Artificial Intelligence Personal Trainer” Review

Falcon Surveying, Inc. Website

I designed and developed this new website for Falcon Surveying, Inc.  of Colorado.  The site is built on WordPress, with stripped down version of  WP Twenty Sixteen template. The template is built really well, but had more screen size variations than this site needs.  Stripping out several media query sections helps the site load faster.   The site … Continue reading Falcon Surveying, Inc. Website

Solarize Nashua Website

Nashua Solarize+ is an initiative started by the City of Nashua’s Energy Committee based on a national program by the US Dept of Energy.  The nation wide initiative is design to increase local green energy adoption by facilitating bulk discount pricing. Pretty cool stuff. PingPR.com managed the project, and I did the design and development. The … Continue reading Solarize Nashua Website

Building a Custom Trail Map Using OSM and Mapbox

Here is an high level overview of the process I use for building my own custom hiking trail map. The data I’m using (trails, summits, etc…) are available as open source from OSM. After I fetch and clean up the data I use MapBox to generate the map tiles, in a map style I designed.  Query TrailsNH to … Continue reading Building a Custom Trail Map Using OSM and Mapbox

Migrating from HTTP to HTTPS

I recently switched my hiking conditions website from HTTP and HTTPS.  Google’s documentation noted there may be a dip in my search rank and traffic while they re-index the site, but my experience was almost no detectable dip in the numbers. Here is the before and after from my Google Analytics account: That being said. Don’t … Continue reading Migrating from HTTP to HTTPS