Archive / August, 2015

Akeeba Backup for WordPress Updates

For reasons I have not found the answers to yet, my favorite full site backup WordPress Plugin is no longer listed on the WordPress Plugins Directory, nor are updates available via the normal plugin updating functions. The same developer’s Joomla extension is still working in their Extensions Directory and their updates are working as desired. […]

Registering Media Files on your WordPress site…

Site administrators that tried to use FTP to upload Media Files to their WordPress Platform sites find it frustrating that those uploaded files do not show in their Media Libraries. I have found a WordPress Plugin that addresses this issue quite nicely and I have successfully used it on at least one WordPress site. Search […]

WordPress 4.3 Update

To all of our clients running a WordPress platform website, we have updated your Core WordPress program to the latest version of 4.3. In addition, we have also performed all Plugin and Theme updates on your site. No further action on your part is required. You may find that when you login to your Dashboard […]

Not all Hosting Services are the same…

Recently I was asked to consult on a WordPress website where they experienced a change in Web Managers – not an uncommon event in many organizations. I was initially asked simply to supply technical advice on how to manage the site as the previous web manager didn’t provide a full introduction to the site and […]

On-Line Ordering and Payment for Website Services

Kennon Design can now accept your orders for website services and payments On-Line. Visit Kennon Design Store ( to see what products/services are available via this Payment Gateway. The payment processing is via a secure connection to PayPal using your own PayPal account or your Credit Card / Bank Debit Card. This Payment Gateway can […]

Download Windows 10

UPDATE: The procedures described in this post did work for my 5 year old Windows 7 tower PC that was having serious issues with the automatic Windows 10 upgrade. This is one method that I would recommend over any of the other suggestions I have come across with the benefit of having the Windows 10 […]

Windows 10 Upgrade on Dell Laptop running Windows 7

Looks like the Windows 10 Upgrade on my 5 year old Dell Laptop (running Windows 7 Home Premium) has been successful, so far. The Upgrade Fix mentioned in my previous blog post did the trick to get the files downloaded in its entirety this time, though I need to make a fourth attempt on my […]

Having trouble with your Windows 10 Upgrade?

I went through the suggested Windows 10 Upgrade for both of my Windows 7 PC’s. It has autmotically tried multiple times to install the upgrade failing each time. I looked up the failure code on the Microsoft Home Users website and came across this Forum entry: “WindowsUpdate_80240020” “WindowsUpdate_dt000” — Microsoft Community ( This worked for […]

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