Web Technologies

Block Spam User Registration on WordPress – Users registering from Russia with email having mail.ru

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Scenario: Spam User Registration on WordPress When you enable New User Registrations on your WordPress website, you end-up having a lot of spam (unexpected/unwanted) new user registration taking place. If you manually delete them,  they again gets recreated automatically the next day. Most of these spam new user  registration are reported from different locations within Russia.  Below are some of the spam users details from the logs. Also, most of them use the email address with mail.ru domain as show from the logs below. Logs:  Logs showing spam user registering from Russia with email having mail.ru Used an invalid username […]


Procedure to extend Windows System Partition with non-adjacent or non-contiguous unallocated Free space

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Scenario:  You have a single physical disk having System Partition, Data  Partition and some unallocated free space at the end.  Your System Partition gets filled and you want to extend it by adding the free unallocated space available on the same physical disk. Windows Disk Management tool doesn’t enable the “Extend Volume” option (i.e., “Extend Volume” option is greyed out as shown below) This behavior remains same irrespective of Unallocated space is just RAW of Formatted as FAT32/NTFS volume.                      Cause: In order to be able to extend a volume, the Unallocated free space must be on the same disk, […]


Planning for Total Knee Replacement (TKR) Surgery – in Hyderabad, India

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I have been researching on various factors to have Total Knee Replacement (TKR – also called as Total Knee Arthroplasty TKA)  Surgery for my mother.  My mother have been suffering with Osteoarthritis for almost 10 years and she/we weren’t confident of going for a TKR surgery so far.  However, it has become unbearable for my mother and upon diagnosis (x-ray), doctor confirms that her both knee are in final stage#4 of Osteoarthritis and recommended the bilateral TKR (TKR for both the Knees). The TKR surgery  has become a common and reliable solution these days.  Also, it has the increased success […]