Step 1 - Theme Options

To begin customizing your site go to Appearance -> Customizer and select Theme Options. Here's you'll find custom options to help build your site.

Step 2 - Setup Slider

To add a slider go to Theme Options -> Homepage and choose page slider. The slider will use the page title, excerpt and featured image for the slides.

Step 3 - Create Homepage

To add featured content go to Theme Options -> Homepage (Featured) and turn the switch on then add the content you want for each section.

How to generate dummy data for your database

All the best. This tip is for my DBA students regardless of platform: Access, SQL Server, Oracle or MySQL. Let’s say you are developing a database and need live data to test it. Where in the world is that live data going to come from? It’s not feasible to spend half a day typing fake…

How to Find Your (ISC2)2 CISSP Sponsor

It is not as easy as passing an exam to earn your CISSP. It is not an easy process. The CISSP distinguishes its holder from others. Test takers must have work experience and be endorsed by a sponsor to earn the certification. Here’s a guideline on how to find a sponsor and why you would…

How to find Performance Counters using PowerShell

Monitoring performance metrics is one of the best ways to detect and prevent computer problems. If your computer uses a lot of CPU cycles or memory, but you’re not doing anything with it, this could be a sign that something is wrong. This could indicate that your computer is having problems. As an example, let’s…

How to filter and manage Office 365 alerts

Many businesses have already switched to Office 365. If they haven’t yet, they will soon. Office 365 is the best choice for productivity apps in an enterprise environment. It is also more cloud-based that previous versions of Office. This means Office 365 must be monitored for data breaches and data loss prevention. Microsoft makes it…

How to Determine When You Study Best

You’ve made the decision to pursue an IT certification. The first thing you need to do is decide when you prefer to study. This simple, but crucial step will help you create a study plan that takes into consideration your personal preferences and maximizes your time. You can try different times of the day to…

How to Scale Permissions on Linux With Sudo and Su

Every administrator will have to use Linux to increase privileges. Windows is a lot more flexible when performing administrative tasks. It is easy to escalate privileges using the Windows UAC prompt. Many IT professionals at entry-level don’t realize that even though they have an administrator account, they still need to escalate user permissions in order…

How to Create a Cloud Testing Strategy for 2021

Cloud technology is becoming more complex. This means that thorough testing is more important. Sometimes, the complexity of cloud technology can be overwhelming. This can lead to analysis paralysis for cloud team members. Questions like what to test, how it should be tested, and definitions about success quickly take center stage. Cloud-based testing is possible…

How to deploy code to Azure

Automating the web app deployment process can be a great idea. Automation is more than just making your life easier. Automating routine tasks can also eliminate mistakes. Azure App Services is a great utility for automating the building and scaling of backend infrastructure such as REST API services. Only one thing you will need to…

How to deploy Blob Storage and Containers

How do you create a website that allows visitors to store photos and videos? How do you store the information of your customers? Although you could store binary data within a database, that is not the best option. You could instead opt for cloud storage. Microsoft’s Azure platform is one of many cloud storage providers.…

How to deploy a container with Docker Compose

Docker is an amazing tool. Docker is like a mini virtual machine that runs without the overhead and fuss of VMs or hypervisors. It is common for tech enthusiasts and businesses to use Docker containers to run their applications. It’s all great, but what if you need to run multiple Docker container simultaneously? This is…