[Solved] Force Amazon S3 File to Download instead of opening in browser

I was given a 47mb pdf to host on Amazon S3. I uploaded the file and grabbed the web url (the direct link to the file) yet when I was clicking it was forcing me to OPEN the file in my web browser. The result being that it takes longer to download and ties up your browser. I needed the file to DOWNLOAD and I found it can be done this way. If you are using S3 then you will be familiar already with something like Cloudberry S3 Explorer which allows you...

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Alternative Method of Running a task in wordpress every X seconds

Sometimes I find it cumbersome to use the cpanel cron and I am not a massive fan of the wordpress cron, so I have devised a little bit of php code which allows me to run a script which is called through the wordpress footer. So for example if you have a script which needs to be run every 30 minutes, hourly or daily you can use the code below. NOTE: like the wordpress cron, you do actually need a visit to your site in order for it to execute, but...

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[Solved] Make Task Rocket send an email when a task is completed

Task Rocket (taskrocket.info) is a great  tool but its missing one major feature which i hope the developers will take into consideration in future releases. When a member of the team completes a task, it DOES NOT send me an email telling me the task is completed so I have no idea when tasks are being finished. So I have made a  quick and dirty function which sends me an email when someone completes a task and you just have to drop it into your...

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[Solved] Issue with Task Rocket and Jquery using SSL

I have decided to take the plunge and start to using Task Rocket (taskrocket.info) as a tasks system for the people I work with with. Its a pretty nice theme which site on wordpress and so far pretty happy with it. However, I installed it on my server the other day with ssl and parts of the dashboard started not to work. In the end I found that the jquery file was being mangled within the functions and not loading the much needed jquery file hence...

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[SOLVED] Issues with PureFTPD with TLS/SSL on Cpanel + ASL

On a couple of Cpanel servers today I was having awful issues getting TLS/SSL to work through pureFTPD in conjunction with the mighty ASL firewall. I found the solution in the end and it was relatively painless. So, you are reading this if you: a. Are running Cpanel Server (WHM) b. Using ASL Firewall from atomicorp.com c. Using PureFTPD d. Passive Mode Enabled e. Want to get TLS/SSL Working (either forced or optional) 1. Open ASL GUI and add some...

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