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"Fatal error: Out of Memory" in WordPress

WordPressIf you have ever dealt with this WordPress error, you are probably well aware of how frustrating it can be to troubleshoot. This can happen when you upgrade or install plug-ins in WordPress. In fact, simply upgrading the WordPress core installation to a newer version can produce this same memory issue.

The issue stems from a memory limit that is placed on the allocated PHP memory that your WordPress installation is allowed to use on the server. One of the fundamental purposes for this limit is web server security. How much space your particular WordPress installation is allowed to use depends on several factors, but the main one is whether or not your web space is located on a “shared” hosting server.

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Wallpaper Broken After Vista to Windows 7 Upgrade

Windows 7I recently had the pleasure (ahem) of upgrading the operating system on a Compaq Presario C700 Laptop computer from Windows Vista Home Premium to Windows 7 Ultimate. Aside from the process taking a few hours total, it went pretty smoothly, or so it seemed…

After I was finally able to log in, I found something strange; the desktop wallpaper wasn’t there. Now I have upgraded a few other computers in this manner and had not seen this before, so naturally I turned to Google.

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Dell Inspiron E1705 (9400) Display Adapter and LCD Replacement

Inspiron display adapter problems

Inspiron display adapter problems

If you’ve ever seen strange graphics artifacts on your computer screen like in the adjacent image, chances are that you have experienced the failure of a display adapter.

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Polaroid FLM-373B 37″ LCD HDTV Repair

Polaroid FLM-373B HDTV

Polaroid FLM-373B HDTV

In June of 2006, I was looking to upgrade to HD television. At the time, there were a lot of different choices and features among the HDTVs on the market. There still are.

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Securing Your WordPress Installation

WordPress is a great blogging platform. Perhaps the power of WordPress (hereafter referred to as WP) is best exemplified in its diversity. WP SecuritySites based on WP don’t need to only look and feel like a conventional blog site. You can apply themes, install and configure plugins to add or modify features, and restrict content to certain users, all the while maintaining a consistent base that is easily (usually 😉 ) upgraded through a few clicks in the admin dashboard interface.

This site is itself based on WP.

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