Disable Newsletter Functionality in Magento

Disable Newsletter Functionality in Magento

So in recent weeks I’ve noticed quite a rise in the spam bot scene. Everyday the servers mail queue is getting more and more full of SPAM emails. Most of them occur by abusing unsecured contact / signup or newsletter…

Free sites to identify a potentially malicious website

Free sites to identify a potentially malicious website

Since WordPress has become one of the most popular content management systems it has also become prone to abuse. At our company we have to deal with infected WordPress pages on a daily basis. Unfortunately cleaning the hosting package sometimes…

Registering an account with Baidu

Registering an account with Baidu

It is of no secret that I can be a bit “weeabooish” when it comes to Japan (and Asia in general) so it’s no surprise that my first public WordPress plugin is a Baidu indexation speedup plugin. Baidu si basically “China’s…

Downgrade to PHP 5.6 on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus)

Downgrade to PHP 5.6 on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus)

If for some reason you need to downgrade your PHP version (to PHP 5.6) you can get it done by following this really short tutorial. Naturally you can downgrade from PHP 7 (as in this example), PHP 7.1 or even…

Red Star Linux 3.0 – Installation

Red Star Linux 3.0 – Installation

So for my first tutorial on this page I decided to write about something that most of you want to know how it looks like but have no practical use for it – Red Star Linux.What is it that make…

Hello world!

Hello world!

Hello and welcome to Slurp Ramen. This was initially meant to be a blog about instant ramen, much like TheRamenRater.com. The idea that came to me back in 2008 but unfortunately I have never gotten around to doing it so…