- Created: Wednesday, 01 August 2018 10:48
- Written by Jennifer Gress
Testing an article
Well, it will be a blog when I have time to really make it a blog...shoemakers shoes...
Testing an article
The following post might be a little upsetting if you are in the midst of realizing that your site is very messed up after being migrated by Bluehost. You probably won't want to read it. Rather, just contact me.
If you have received a notification from Bluehost but they haven't yet done anything on your account, I highly recommend you move your site to a new host immediately. A couple of hosts that will let you have a 1.5 site on their servers are in the right sidebar.
I had been hearing rumours of Bluehost forcing Joomla 1.5.x sites to migrate. I have only 3 Joomla 1.5.x sites left - the rest have all migrated. These few just don't have the wherewithall to migrate and indeed, they are hosted at Bluehost.
Even still, within a day of the rumour I heard, I decided to email one of my clients and find out if they got a notification from Bluehost. Indeed they had, but they didn't send it to me.
That client told me that Bluehost had sent them instructions on how to migrate from 1.5.x to 2.5.x. Huh? Migration isn't exactly the most straightforward of tasks. It's not like adding a hyperlink to an article.
Today, I received an inquiry from my website stating that she needed to migrate one or two sites from 1.5.22 to 2.5.17 (Bluehost sites). Further investigation with the prospect gave me this blurb from the Bluehost notification email to the customer:
"Throughout next week we will be migrating users found to be using Joomla less than 2.5.17, to 2.5.17. We strongly encourage you to perform the upgrade ahead of schedule to avoid any possible unforeseen issues."
They had received the email on Friday, January 17th. So not a lot of time there.
It seems there are a lot of variations on these notifications Bluehost is sending. Some say they only received one. One said they got a notification even though they're on Joomla 3. They had to call Bluehost and clear it up. Be proactive.
The only way I can relate this blog post to a Joomla website is that it saves time which will allow me to work on more Joomla websites.
For Christmas I received the cookbook Michael Symon's 5 in 5 which is fantastic. Many of the recipes call for meat that has been pounded to 1/4 inch (or whatever). Being a hard core pusher of reading documentation before starting work, I read the introduction and the time saving tips on page 25. Of those tips, one stood out to me and it is the third which says to get to know your butcher.
Despite reading this time saving tip, I went to my local Nob Hill grocery store and bought some chicken thighs. I then went to Ross and bought a meat pounder.
As I pondered how to pound meat well and how long this would take, I looked it up on the World Wide Web. I read through a few pages of peoples woes around meat pounding and what works for them. By the time I finished my few minutes of research I had determined that I am not ever going to pound meat. I'd rather pound sand.
In the spirit of adventure and still wanting to cook the recipes with pounded meat, I went to my local Whole Foods Market. There I talked to a butcher named Steve and asked him if they would be willing to pound the meat I purchase there. He said yes!
I ordered a couple of pounds of chicken thighs and he started pounding away (I think they normally have a machine to do this but it wasn't working or there or something so he did them by hand). I went through the store gathering the other items I wanted to purchase and knew he was done when I didn't hear pounding through the store.
Steve expressed to me that they are a full service butcher shop. What we see in the case is what is popular for our region but they can get anything we want. They can do what we want too. The most important thing to do is ask.
Bottom line: the fastest, cleanest, easiest way to pound meat is to buy it from a butcher shop and ask them to pound it for you.
Happy cooking and eating to you! No pounding on your part is required.
After searching multiple sources on how to add attributes to Virtuemart 2 and finding a bit here and a bit there and then just messing around to get it to work, I've decided to type it up for the benefit of humanity. Here goes. May you have a simpler time than I did.
Next, add it to the product:
Clean asparagus and wash in cooking pan and drain water off.
In same cooking pan, add water to cover asparagus. Take out asparagus.
Put pan with "measured" water on stove to fast boil.
When boiling, add asparagus for 30 SECONDS -
Immediately remove asparagus to ICE water.
Cool asparagus in ICED water.
Marinate in Sesame oil & soy sauce to taste for 2 HOURS.
When serving, add sesame seeds to top.