Alex Schenker

Alex has been involved on the business side of the internet since the early 2000's. He holds both a Management Science degree from the University of California at San Diego as well as a Computer Science degree from NJIT. We Rock Your Web had its roots back in 2004 as the tech blog for a web design and development company Alex founded that has grown and evolved into the parent company of We Rock Your Web. While his foundation is rooted in web development, his expertise today lies in content and digital marketing, SEO, organic and paid search, analytics, and publishing. Alex is an avid tennis player, nature enthusiast, and hiker, and enjoys spending time with his wife, friends, and dogs.

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How to Transfer a Domain From Another Registrar

Domain transfers, because of a registrars interest in retaining domains, can be confusing, especially if the domain you wish to transfer resides at another registrar. I break down various transfer scenarios and give advice on how to transfer domains with minimum hassle…

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Drupal Multisite Configurations and Hosts

The ability for Drupal to run multiple sites from one account is a huge plus for admins that are deploying multiple Drupal installations. The simple reason for this is that all Drupal installations can be updated at once. Basically each additional domain “points” to the document root of your primary Drupal installation. All you need to do to update the files of each additional Drupal site is update the files in the root install once…

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What’s In A Name? Startups: How To Name Your Business

Why did we choose the name We Rock Your Web for our website? We went back and forth for a long time between this name and many more creative possibilities (Wild Web Tamer anyone? Or Wild Web Wizard? šŸ˜‰ ). And for those that don’t know, this website grew out of a web development outfit calledĀ Contract Web DevelopmentĀ (yawn, that’s as boring and straightforward as it gets right?). But we’ll show you there’s a place for both creative as well as straightforward names, depending on your niche.

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How to Find Your Google PR (PageRank)

Google’s PageRank algorithm is a ubiquitous SEO feature that has been around for years. Names after Google founder Larry Page, PageRank was established as a way to measure the “importance” of a website…

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Looking for a List of Valid HTML Escape Characters?

HTML escape character lists often include characters between 128 and 159 – the problem is that these are Microsoft specific, and are reserved for control characters in the standard Internet character sets. In HTML they are undefined, and in XHTML they are completely invalid. Read on for a list of valid HTML escape characters you should use….

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How to Vertically and Horizontally Center CSS?

Pre-css most centering was accomplished using the grid-like structure that tables provided. All fine and good, but the CSS positioning module offers layout options that tables could only dream of. Here’s how to vertically and horizontally center an element in pure CSS…

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How to Export and Import Horde Emails for Backup or Transfer

You might think you can simply transfer the folder files via FTP. While in some instances this is possible, in most the file formatting prevents this method from being successful. Here is an approach that should work in most versions of Horde (webmail). Note that if your folders contain a large amount of email you will probably need to divide them into smaller folders.

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Joomla: How to Reset Super Admin Password

Before we begin, you must have access to your database. If you don’t, pass these instructions on to someone that does. It’s also a good idea to backup your database before making changes, just in case something goes awry…

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Drupal Error Message Causing You Pain?

Seen this error before? Or seeing it right now and pulling your hair out? This is a common error involving Drupal’s filemanager and image modules (acidfree). Read on for the fix…

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How to Find a Reliable Domain Name Registrar

The domain registration market is lucrative, which means there are a lot of people, including unqualified and dishonest ones, out to make a quick buck. We sift through the garbage and finds the best domain name registrars to suit your needs…

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Step-By-Step Guide On How To Setup MX Records

Setting MX records manually can be useful if you want to host your site on one server but handle email via another server or hosting company.Ā  If you have access to WHM (Web Host Manager – the interface you typically get with a cPanel-based hosting provider on a multi-site plan), you can usually set MX records yourself.Ā  If you do not, submit a support ticket to your hosting provider.

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