Hosting Plans

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My server is a multi-processor rack mounted system running Linux.  It sits in a secure, climate controlled, power filtered data center with triple-redundant connections to the backbone of the internet.
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If you don’t understand what I said above, it just means is that my web server sits in a secure facility manned by professionals that do nothing but monitor your web site to make sure it doesn’t go down.  It also means that even if your website blows up and you become rich overnight, my server can handle the traffic. Shared hosting platforms (like iPage hosting, for example) tend to promise unlimited resources and high speed, but fail to deliver in most cases. Another problem with shared hosting, like Fatcow, is that it can be very limiting.You may need dedicated servers as your business grows. When choosing web hosting, it’s usually better to work with a smaller company who still controls/owns their own servers (like me…).  

My Web Hosting Plans Include:

  • Personal email
  • More than enough web space and bandwidth for most situations
  • Site specific visitor statistics
  • PHP & MySQL databases
  • Personal CGI-BIN
  • Personal FTP
  • Flexible payment options including quarterly, semiannual and annual billing

Hosting plans start at just $12.95/month.

If your specific needs don’t match our basic hosting plan, just tell me what you need and I’ll create a plan for you!

 

TESTIMONIAL

I am happy to say that my experience with Fotan has been the BEST over any other web design/management experience.  Matt listened to what I wanted and didn’t try to push things I didn’t ask for &/or need. I have referred his experience to several colleagues and have never had a complaint back.  Matt Danskine and Fotan ROCK!  Thanx Matt for your patience with me and my never-ending questions!!

— Kathy Collins, Realtor®

Integrity Team Real Estate Services

 

WordPress Dashboard look funny?

| WordPress Tweaks

WordPress Dashboard look funny?

Recently (September 2015), when I'm in Dashboard, the left side menu does odd things when you scroll.  Specifically, text links will move around and stack on top of each other.  Not really a big deal, but pretty annoying when you're trying to write posts, or edit pages, ri

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Portfolio Ketchup (or is that Catch Up?)

| Real Estate and Property Management

Portfolio Ketchup (or is that Catch Up?)

I've been horrible about adding new projects to my portfolio for, I don't know, maybe 2 years?  There's no end in sight to being too busy to get it all updated, so I'm going to do one monster post with a ton of sites and very minimal descriptions.  Then, I'll try to be bet

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Portfolio Ketchup (or is that Catch Up?)

| Real Estate and Property Management

Portfolio Ketchup (or is that Catch Up?)

I've been horrible about adding new projects to my portfolio for, I don't know, maybe 2 years?  There's no end in sight to being too busy to get it all updated, so I'm going to do one monster post with a ton of sites and very minimal descriptions.  Then, I'll try to be bet

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Portfolio Ketchup (or is that Catch Up?)

| Real Estate and Property Management

Portfolio Ketchup (or is that Catch Up?)

I've been horrible about adding new projects to my portfolio for, I don't know, maybe 2 years?  There's no end in sight to being too busy to get it all updated, so I'm going to do one monster post with a ton of sites and very minimal descriptions.  Then, I'll try to be bet

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Portfolio Ketchup (or is that Catch Up?)

| Real Estate and Property Management

Portfolio Ketchup (or is that Catch Up?)

I've been horrible about adding new projects to my portfolio for, I don't know, maybe 2 years?  There's no end in sight to being too busy to get it all updated, so I'm going to do one monster post with a ton of sites and very minimal descriptions.  Then, I'll try to be bet

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Forms with Multiple Checkbox Arrays

| Code

Forms with Multiple Checkbox Arrays

When I'm making web forms I can never remember exactly how to set "stuff" up.  I'm thinking I'm probably not the only one with this leaky brain problem.  Anyway, I was setting up a pretty large form today and had to create a group of check boxes.  When you're doing a chec

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One-Click WordPress Installer

| Code

One-Click WordPress Installer

So, I install a lot of WordPress.  It gets painful going to wordpress.org, downloading the latest stable version, unzipping it then uploading the zillion files up to the server through FTP.  Especially if you're not on some crazy fast internet connection.  Personally, my

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The Plugin Generated xxx Characters of Unexpected Output During Activation

| WordPress Plugins

The Plugin Generated xxx Characters of Unexpected Output During Activation

While developing a custom WordPress plugin I saw this error when activating it.  The Plugin Generated xxx Characters of Unexpected Output During Activation I did a little Googling and found that there are a few most common causes:A white space before or after the PH

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The Plugin Generated xxx Characters of Unexpected Output During Activation

| WordPress Plugins

The Plugin Generated xxx Characters of Unexpected Output During Activation

While developing a custom WordPress plugin I saw this error when activating it.  The Plugin Generated xxx Characters of Unexpected Output During Activation I did a little Googling and found that there are a few most common causes:A white space before or after the PH

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HTTP / HTTPS fix for WordPress

| WordPress Plugins

***UPDATE***So, one of those pesky LaneCC blog network users had a problem with a syndicated blog post that included an iframe embedded YouTube video losing the HTTPS today.  I looked into it and found an additional filter to add to the plugin, so we're up to v1.1.  Woo Ho

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HTTP / HTTPS fix for WordPress

| WordPress Plugins

***UPDATE***So, one of those pesky LaneCC blog network users had a problem with a syndicated blog post that included an iframe embedded YouTube video losing the HTTPS today.  I looked into it and found an additional filter to add to the plugin, so we're up to v1.1.  Woo Ho

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Responsive iFrames (like YouTube videos...)

| Code

I'm working on converting a website from plain-Jane to responsive and the website happens to have some videos.  That's all great and everything, except when you embed a YouTube, Vimeo... video or pretty much anything with an iFrame, like Facebook and Twitter embeds, they ar

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Sessions in custom WordPress applications

| Code

So, I spent a couple hours trying to figure out why I suddenly couldn't pass variables page to page in a custom WordPress application using $_SESSION.  Turns out that in one of the major releases in the last year or so they did something that kills $_SESSION variables.  No

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Require Login For Single WordPress Page

| WordPress Plugins

By default, anyone who comes to your WordPress website can see any page on that website.  What if you want your website to be open to everyone, except you really need to have a page or two that only registered, logged in users see?  Example?  A company intranet, a calenda

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Require Login For Single WordPress Page

| WordPress Plugins

By default, anyone who comes to your WordPress website can see any page on that website.  What if you want your website to be open to everyone, except you really need to have a page or two that only registered, logged in users see?  Example?  A company intranet, a calenda

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Require Login For Single WordPress Page

| WordPress Plugins

By default, anyone who comes to your WordPress website can see any page on that website.  What if you want your website to be open to everyone, except you really need to have a page or two that only registered, logged in users see?  Example?  A company intranet, a calenda

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Create Calendar .ICS files with PHP

| Code

On a project I was working on recently it would have been cool if we could dynamically create an ICS file so people could download and import events into their calendars.  I did some looking and found several "scripts" that all claimed to do the trick, but none worked quite

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Create DB Table from .SQL (dump) file

| Code

Not a really complex thing, but something that comes in handy if you're moving data around and need to quickly create MySQL db tables through PHP.   <?php function create_table($file) { $file_content = file($file); $query = ""; foreach($file_content as $sql_li

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WPMU LDAP plugin fixes

| WordPress Plugins

So, one of the little projects I've been asked to help with at Lane is to move a number of WordPress websites from an old WordPress Multi-User installation to a fancy new server with a WordPress Network (basically the same thing, just called a network since 3.something).  A

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Music on the Half Shell

| Portfolio

FINALLY!  After about 3 years of talking to the Half Shell Committee about taking over the website, I have it. If you're not from Roseburg, OR, Music on the Half Shell (MOTHS) is a local deal where live bands play in a half-shell erected in a local park (Stewart Park).  T

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Music on the Half Shell

| Portfolio

FINALLY!  After about 3 years of talking to the Half Shell Committee about taking over the website, I have it. If you're not from Roseburg, OR, Music on the Half Shell (MOTHS) is a local deal where live bands play in a half-shell erected in a local park (Stewart Park).  T

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Music on the Half Shell

| Portfolio

FINALLY!  After about 3 years of talking to the Half Shell Committee about taking over the website, I have it. If you're not from Roseburg, OR, Music on the Half Shell (MOTHS) is a local deal where live bands play in a half-shell erected in a local park (Stewart Park).  T

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Loading jQuery from Google with a local backup on fail

| Code

Just this morning the internet connection got all flaky on me and loading jQuery from Google's CDN started taking a long time.  Because of this, things like my menu, a slider, some graphing applications and a few other things started taking FOREVER to load.  Chrome kept te

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Section 508 (Website Accessibility)

| Misc.

Working with Lane Community College I have to make sure my work conforms to Section 508.  Very big deal for education, and anyone who wants their website available to the widest possible market, really.  It used to be that blind folks and people with certain disabilities w

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Section 508 (Website Accessibility)

| Misc.

Working with Lane Community College I have to make sure my work conforms to Section 508.  Very big deal for education, and anyone who wants their website available to the widest possible market, really.  It used to be that blind folks and people with certain disabilities w

[ read more ]