So I’ve been playing around with Microsoft Parental Controls on our family computer and I was pleasantly surprised with how easy it is to setup and what a good job it does. I honestly can’t believe it’s a Microsoft product.… Read More »
Printing a big image on multiple pieces of paper
Printing a pig picture shouldn’t be hard at all – especially with semi-pro tools like PhotoShop, right? Wrong! “ It’s a pain in the behind, and seems to take forever or just doesn’t work. “ The easy solution to the problem is… Read More »Printing a big image on multiple pieces of paper
Geting started with WordPress
So, you want to get started making websites or run your own blog? Or you’re just interested in learning more about WordPress. As with most things, the best way to learn is to roll up your sleeves and get to work. Fortunately, there are several free hosting options that will allow you to get started without shelling out one thin dime of your own.
The most prominent company offering“ free WordPress hosting right now is DreamHost.“ They are a established, well known hosting company.“ You can sign up for their free app hosting at: https://panel.dreamhostapps.com/signup/ .
Edit PDFs online for free
Whenever I need to fill out a PDF or make minor edits to one, my tool of choice is PDF Escape, an online PDF editor that’s free. You can perform such edits pretty easily with PDF Escape, an online PDF… Read More »Edit PDFs online for free
Posting WordPress blog posts on a “regular” webpage
The “root” of my webpage is just a standard static website.“ It’s treated me well for a long time, but I’ve been wanting to show the most recent blog posts on it.“ I know I could have redirected the main… Read More »Posting WordPress blog posts on a “regular” webpage
Attack of the killer robots
Today I had“ someone ask me how to keep bots off of their forum. They were seeing a noticed slowdown in the site when it was being indexed.“ That and they don’t want their “crazy cat lady talk” indexed on… Read More »Attack of the killer robots
Enabling add-ons with Firefox beta
Firefox has released 3.0b1 and I’ve been eagerly awaiting a version that leaked less memory than a sieve, so I thought I’d give it a go. After downloading it, I was very impressed with it’s performance and styling updates. What… Read More »Enabling add-ons with Firefox beta
wireless meets SD storage in the Eye-Fi
I believe the perfect gadget has just been released in the Eye-Fi wireless SD memory card. This amazing little gadget combines a 2GB flash memory SD card and a full-blown Wi-Fi adapter into one tiny bundle. With this bad boy… Read More »wireless meets SD storage in the Eye-Fi
Help! Someone’s stealing my content!
So you figure out that some lowlife is grabbing your RSS feed and using it to populate his MFA splog. Maybe you used copyscape (www.copyscape.com) to find him, maybe you were alerted by a loyal reader. No matter how you find out, you need to take action to avoid Google’s duplicate content penalties, a loss of trust from your readership, or unfair advertising competition from your own content. So what can you do? The quickest and easiest thing you can do is send a DMCA letter (really!). Here’s how to do so in 3 easy steps:Read More »Help! Someone’s stealing my content!
WordPress (which powers this site) announced a couple of major advances this week: Version 1.0 of WordPress MU – a multi-user version of Word Press, and bbPress – a forum software that integrates with WordPress. WordPressMU reaching 1.0 is a… Read More »WordPress advances