Getting Rid of 500K Approved Spam WordPress Comments

An old WordPress blog received more than five hundred thousand comments that were automatically approved, with another ninety thousand waiting for approval. Here's how I cleaned it up without using a plugin.

SimpleXML disabled after upgrading to PHP 7 [Solved]

A routine server maintenance disabled PHP's SimpleXML module and messed-up the ModX manager. Here's how I fixed it.

Nextbit Robin: Specs, price & availability in the Philippines

Nextbit Robin: Specs, price & availability in the Philippines

Robin. A 400-dollar smartphone that aims to showcase what the company envisions as a “smarter smartphone”. Will it ever be released in the Philippines?

How to Change Netflix Video & Audio Quality on Browser

How to Change Netflix Video & Audio Quality on Browser

I was hesitant to try Netflix, at first, because of the stupidly low quality of service provided by the internet duopoly of PLDT and Globe. This weekend, however, I found some time to try the streaming service, watch a movie and tinker around some settings.

How to Add Facebook Author Tag to Your Blog

How to Add Facebook Author Tag to Your Blog

Facebook has introduced a way to connect authors to readers through the Author Tag. It’s a simple piece of meta information that links to the author’s Facebook profile or page. This info is in the form of a tag added inside the article page’s <head> section..

Samsung Galaxy S7: Specs, price & availability in the Philippines

Samsung Galaxy S7: Specs, price & availability in the Philippines

Samsung’s flagship line of Galaxy S# phones is usually released in April of the year. As the month draws near, chatters of the S7 is in an all-time high. So much so that there’s even talks of a possible February announcement and March release.

"Redundant Hostnames" on Google Analytics: How I fixed it

While looking at this blog’s stats on Google Analytics, I was greeted with a “Redundant Hostnames” warning, with the following options: Adjust filter, Check again, Ignore and Details. Here's how I fix it.