Fam Wencong, Kenneth

My Diary

My Review of Global Science & Technology Forum (GSTF)

Published: Wednesday, January 29, 2020

After some time to think, I think I will be posting my review on Global Science & Technology Forum (GSTF) after having worked there twice. I joined them the first time as a telesales staff being reassigned to program manager. The second time as a web development and IT manager. I have read that some […]

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Is jobsaworld.com A Scam?

Published: Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Here is my review of jobsaworld.com. Got scammed by jobsaworld.com. They are professional scammers. Please be warned of this company’s practices. They promised to get me a job overseas in countries like the United States, Canada, England, Australia, and etc; but all they are out for is your money. I paid S$1,700 for their services, […]

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Investing In Robo Investing

Published: Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Robo investing is the talk of the town. With some knowledge on Economics and Finance, I take a look at stashaway.sg (Stash Away). Yesterday, I signed up an account with Stash Away. Here are my takeaways. As my horizon for investment is around 10 years, I created two goals with them. General Investing and Income. […]

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A Step Into Investing

Published: Wednesday, January 29, 2020

When I was still an undergraduate doing Economics and Finance at the age of around 20 plus, I dabbled in the stock market and lost quite a sum of money. Now that I am older, I am thinking of entering investing again. But this time with a different approach. My first foray into investments was […]

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How To Create Custom Post Types In WordPress

Published: Wednesday, January 29, 2020

WordPress comes with five default post types: post, page, attachment, revision, menu. While developing your own theme or plugin, you may need to create your own specific content type: for example, products for an e-commerce website, assignments for an e-learning website, or movies for a review website. Using Custom Post Types, you can register your […]

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Skills You Need To Be A Front-end Developer

Published: Sunday, January 26, 2020

Basically, web development consists of two main parts and each of them demands different skills and knowledge of technologies: front-end (with what the user interacts with) and back-end (all that goes behind the scenes and makes it happen). The front-end, in other words, is taking care of the “client-side” while the back-end is focused on […]

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How To Change The Maximum Upload File Size For WordPress

Published: Sunday, January 26, 2020

By default, the maximum upload file size for PHP scripts is set to 2 megabytes and post size is set to 8 megabytes. However, you may want to change these limits. For example, you can set a lower limit to prevent users from uploading large files to your site. To do this, change the upload_max_filesize […]

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Why You Should Move To The Cloud

Published: Sunday, January 26, 2020

I used to host my own servers for my personal websites but I moved to the cloud. Here are my main 5 reasons why. Always-on availability. Most cloud providers are extremely reliable in providing their services, with many maintaining 99.99% uptime. The connection is always on and as long as workers have an Internet connection, […]

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Adding HTML or Code to Gutenberg/WordPress

Published: Sunday, January 26, 2020

A custom HTML block or code block allows you to add HTML to Gutenberg and preview it as you edit. Those who have used the classic editor should remember the ‘text’ tab. To add a custom HTML block or a code block, hover your mouse over the Add Block icon (the plus sign within the […]

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Getting Started With WordPress Development

Published: Sunday, January 26, 2020

Today, I will be discussing how to get started with WordPress development locally; the tools you need and how to set up your developer environment. This will be for Windows users. MySQL Server & MySQL Workbench The database engine WordPress uses is MySQL. Head over to MySQL and download their web installer here. Install both […]

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