WordPress Backup-Guard

Some of you may have noticed that Macessence was down for a day or so. I am in the process of switching to a new hosting provider. I have several websites so it is taking a while to complete. The WordPress sites are the most complicated, but I found a WordPress plugin that not only does backups of your WordPress install,

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Recovering From Disk Failure

I hope this never happens to you, but at some point in your illustrative Mac career one of your hard drives will fail. Yes, even a SSD drive can fail or more accurately they just use up all of their available cycles. There are signs that a drive is failing

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Font Book Duplicate Fonts

In my previous article on the Font Book App in macOS I covered it’s basic functionality. The macOS has had a version of Font Book for several releases, but I am not so sure people really use it much. The professionals use third party font programs that are way more sophisticated than Font Book.

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Equipment Failure

The bottomline with Mac computer accessories these days is they will fail eventually. I just replaced a printer a few weeks ago. Now, my 10-Port USB 3.0 Hub died along with my keyboard!! I guess everything dies at once. I bought a new keyboard and USB Hub. Let me tell you what I did.

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