WordCamp OC 2018 with Joe Simpson and GDIOC's Lorena and Michelle!
Career

WordCamp Orange County 2018: Dungeons, Dragons, and Entrepreneurs

This was my first time attending WordCamp Orange County and it was surprisingly fun and informative. Based on my WordPress usage, it was long overdue though I haven’t gotten as into the WordPress community as I’d like. Huntington Beach is a little far for me, so the GDIOC Code and Read more…

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Music

The Benefits of Playing a Musical Instrument

Playing a musical instrument is something that can bring you joy for many years, but it also has benefits besides just being a pleasurable activity. This infographic from GuitarLessons.org highlights many of the great benefits of playing an instrument. From reduced stress to increased concentration ability, learn some of the many benefits Read more…

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Concert Reviews

Noel Gallagher, BRMC, Night Beats, Shame, Blood Red Shoes

Last year, I went to a ton of live shows and this year has actually been surprisingly full despite not writing about them really. I probably could have written a lot about the Noel Gallagher show since I ended up getting into the interactive Oasis experience, but the food was Read more…

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Kasabian @ The Wiltern 9-23-17
Concert Reviews

Kasabian, Slaves @ The Wiltern 9-23-17

Thanks to ThrillCall for getting me tickets to Kasabian! The Wiltern was the place to be on Saturday night (particularly if you were visiting from Glasgow, for some reason) because Kasabian and Slaves were bringing the noize. They also caused a huge dance party on the Wiltern floor. Not sure about Read more…

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Social Media

How to install WordPress on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS with Nginx

Everyone loves, uses, or has heard of WordPress. It’s the most popular CMS out there, and with the advantages of VPS hosting over Shared hosting, a lot of users are moving to a VPS. You may need to install WordPress yourself on your server, so this tutorial will come in handy. Though, some managed hosting providers like RoseHosting offer free WordPress installation and optimization.

In this tutorial, we are going to provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to install WordPress on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS.
WordPress is the most popular open source CMS written in PHP that allows web developers to create everything from simple websites to complex e-commerce web stores, news portals, magazines etc.
This tutorial was tested and written for an Ubuntu VPS, but it should work on any Debian based Linux distribution.
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