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Catch The WP Guru Podcast where Complex Stuff gets made extremely simple. These are audio versions of my screencasts on a variety of tech topics, such as WordPress, Dreamweaver, web based services and a lot of other super complicated stuff. I have several other podcasts too, check them out here.

Catch The WP Guru Podcast where Complex Stuff gets made extremely simple. These are audio versions of my screencasts on a variety of tech topics, such as WordPress, Dreamweaver, web based services and a lot of other super complicated stuff. I have several other podcasts too, check them out here.
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Catch The WP Guru Podcast where Complex Stuff gets made extremely simple. These are audio versions of my screencasts on a variety of tech topics, such as WordPress, Dreamweaver, web based services and a lot of other super complicated stuff. I have several other podcasts too, check them out here.

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Episodes

Pairing an Apple Keyboard with Windows 10

8/1/2019
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In this episode I’ll show you how to successfully pair an Apple Wireless Magic Keyboard (first generation, MC184B/A) with Windows 10 (Version 1809). I’ve found so much conflicting information on the web, so I’m showing you what worked for me – in May 2019. I’m using a HP Z800 Workstation here, with a no-frills Belkin … Continue reading Pairing an Apple Keyboard with Windows 10 →

Duration:00:04:22

Pairing two Logitech Devices with the same USB Receiver

7/31/2019
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In this episode I’ll show you how to use the same USB receiver for two Logitech devices. I’m using a K360 Keyboard and an M325 Mouse. Both devices come with their own (unifying) receiver, and with a piece of software I’ll combine them to use the same receiver. This allows me to free up one … Continue reading Pairing two Logitech Devices with the same USB Receiver →

Duration:00:05:52

How to use OBS Studio to record your screen

2/25/2019
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In this episode I’m going to show you how to use the excellent free OBS Studio for screen recordings. This is an open source, cross platform tool with amazing capabilities, yet it can be a little daunting to get started with it. While OBS Studio is commonly used for live streaming, it can do simple … Continue reading How to use OBS Studio to record your screen →

Duration:00:21:04

How to use the GoPro Microphone Adapter for HERO 5/6/7 Black

2/18/2019
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In this episode I’ll explain how to use the GoPro 3.5mm Microphone to USB-C adapter with your GoPro HERO 5, 6 and 7 (Black versions). It’s a rugged piece of technology I find incredibly helpful when I make videos on my bike. This little gadget has been getting terrible reviews – probably because there’s little … Continue reading How to use the GoPro Microphone Adapter for HERO 5/6/7 Black →

Duration:00:16:18

Ruipu Power Bank Model 121 vs Q80 – 24000mAh External USB Battery

2/11/2019
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In this episode I’m taking a closer look at two RUIPU Power Banks, namely the Model 121 and the Q80. Both have the same 24,000 mAh rating, both have an accurate LED display for the remaining charge, both have an anti-slip design, yet there are subtle changes between these models. Let’s find out the differences. … Continue reading Ruipu Power Bank Model 121 vs Q80 – 24000mAh External USB Battery →

Duration:00:13:19

Disassembling my PlayStation 3 to apply new Thermal Paste

2/4/2019
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My Playstation 3 console started making a super loud fan noise the other day. Research indicates that this is likely due to a combination of dust and dried out thermal paste inside the console. So I took it apart and made a time-lapse while I was at it. In this episode I’ll talk you through … Continue reading Disassembling my PlayStation 3 to apply new Thermal Paste →

Duration:00:14:03

How to remove the Jetpack Feedback Tab

1/28/2019
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In this episode I’ll explain how we can hide the Feedback Tab that the Jetpack plugin adds to the sidebar of the admin interface in WordPress. This tab is part of the Contact Form feature, which sadly cannot be switched off with a single slider. We’ll have to delve into debug mode and do it … Continue reading How to remove the Jetpack Feedback Tab →

Duration:00:06:01

ezcap 261 / AGPtEK / MYPIN USB3 – Game Capture Review

1/24/2019
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I’ve recently discovered an incredibly cheap HDMI capture device that promises 1080p60 capture for around $80. That’s quite a feat, and exactly what I’ve been looking for to get started with handsome looking game streaming. It’s known by several names, such as AKPtEK VG0061 MYPIN ezcap U3 / ezcap 261 But does it deliver? How … Continue reading ezcap 261 / AGPtEK / MYPIN USB3 – Game Capture Review →

Duration:00:24:42

How to hide WordPress Update Notifications with ZEN DASH

1/21/2019
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In this episode I’ll show you how to hide and remove those (almost daily occurring) WordPress Update Notifications. I’ve built this functionality into a plugin I’ve written over 5 years ago called ZEN DASH. The plugin’s main purpose is to hide all kinds of clutter from the WordPress admin interface, such as unused tabs, dashboard … Continue reading How to hide WordPress Update Notifications with ZEN DASH →

Duration:00:09:05

Creating a Podcast Feed with WordPress and PowerPress – Part 3

1/7/2019
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In this final episode of this mini series I’ll show you how to configure the first episode of your Podcast Feed by adding the audio file to the post. I’m also talking about the implications of setting the date and time on the post so that all your post-dated episodes appear in the correct order. … Continue reading Creating a Podcast Feed with WordPress and PowerPress – Part 3 →

Duration:00:19:33

Plans for 2019 (and a Happy New Year)

12/31/2018
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I’ve been thinking about this for a while, and in 2019 I want to make it a reality: Regular Live Streams! My idea is to do two types of streams: Creative live streams, much like what I’ve been doing as fully proudced videos on a regular schedule. I’m thinking perhaps FRIDAYS at 10AM EST (that’s … Continue reading Plans for 2019 (and a Happy New Year) →

Duration:00:04:08

Creating a Podcast Feed with WordPress and PowerPress – Part 2

12/31/2018
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In this episode I’ll show you how to configure our Podcast Category with the relevant settings that are necessary for the feed to have meaningful content. I’ll talk about every single tab, including the Feed Description, specific Apple iTunes and Google Settings, how to add artwork and how to preview the feed.

Duration:00:25:09

Creating a Podcast Feed with WordPress and PowerPress – Part 1

12/24/2018
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In this episode I’ll show you how to add podcasting capabilities to your WordPress website, using the Blubrry PowerPress plugin. I’ll explain the concepts and inner workings of a Podcast Feed, how it can be read by podcast directors and readers alike, and talk you through the installation of the plugin. For this example, I … Continue reading Creating a Podcast Feed with WordPress and PowerPress – Part 1 →

Duration:00:15:55

How to remove the Jetpack Feedback Tab

12/21/2018
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In this episode I’ll explain how we can hide the Feedback Tab that the Jetpack plugin adds to the sidebar of the admin interface in WordPress. This tab is part of the Contact Form feature, which sadly cannot be switched off with a single slider. We’ll have to delve into debug mode and do it … Continue reading How to remove the Jetpack Feedback Tab →

Duration:00:06:01

How to hide WordPress Update Notifications with ZEN DASH

12/20/2018
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In this episode I’ll show you how to hide and remove those (almost daily occurring) WordPress Update Notifications. I’ve built this functionality into a plugin I’ve written over 5 years ago called ZEN DASH. The plugin’s main purpose is to hide all kinds of clutter from the WordPress admin interface, such as unused tabs, dashboard … Continue reading How to hide WordPress Update Notifications with ZEN DASH →

Duration:00:09:05

How to bring back the Classic Editor in WordPress 5.x

12/18/2018
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In this episode I’ll show you how to install the Classic Editor plugin in WordPress 5.x. I’m also showing you how to upgrade to WordPress 5.0 and how to bring back the welcome screen that appears only once after the update. From now on, Gutenberg will be the new post and page editing experience in … Continue reading How to bring back the Classic Editor in WordPress 5.x →

Duration:00:13:43

How to submit your Podcast Feed to Spotify

12/17/2018
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In this episode I’ll show you how to add your Podcast Feed to Spotify. Until very recently, this was only possible if you were hosting your podcast with a specialist “aggregator service” (also known as podcast hosts), but Spotify have now enabled submissions from the likes of you and me as well. Here’s how to … Continue reading How to submit your Podcast Feed to Spotify →

Duration:00:07:39

How to find the URL to your YouTube Playlists

12/10/2018
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In this episode I’ll show you how to find the URL to your own YouTube Playlists in Creator Studio Classic. At the time of recording, Playlists cannot be accessed or shared from YouTube Studio Beta on a desktop browser. I will also show you how to share a playlist with the YouTube Studio iOS App, … Continue reading How to find the URL to your YouTube Playlists →

Duration:00:06:07

Blue Yeti vs ZAFFIRO – Microphone Comparison ASIN B07BVRQD8G

10/1/2018
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I was looking for another desktop USB microphone for my second desk. Currently I’m using a wonderful Blue Yeti with my Mac on my main desk (or Studio A as we like to call it), and every time I do a screencast or podcast on my Windows workstation (or Studio B as we’d like to … Continue reading Blue Yeti vs ZAFFIRO – Microphone Comparison ASIN B07BVRQD8G →

Duration:00:10:34

Ruipu Power Bank Review: 24000 mA⋅h with Solar Panels (and how to use it)

9/24/2018
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Last year, in September 2017, I ordered a RUIPU 24,000 mAh Solar Power Bank in preparation for Hurricane Irma here in Florida. I’ve had a whole year’s worth of experience with this gadget and decided to buy another one. This thing rocks! Let me tell you all about it, and how to use it in … Continue reading Ruipu Power Bank Review: 24000 mA⋅h with Solar Panels (and how to use it) →

Duration:00:22:05