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July, 2010

  • 20 July

    4 Ways to Minimize Download Bandwidth

    If your website is dishing out a lot of files, you may find your bandwidth diminishing significantly. Particularly large file can add up pretty quickly when hundreds or even thousands of people download them. Here are some ways to reduce your network load. 1. File compression – This seems basic …

  • 20 July

    How to Use Email Forwarding

    email forwarding

    For example, you can forward all messages sent to billing@yourdomain, sales, and marketing all to the same address: tom@yourdomain. That way, Tom will handle those email messages accordingly without having to check each of those accounts separately. Most web-based control panels have support for mail forwarding built into them. If, …

  • 7 July

    Preparing Images for the Web

    images for the web

    Nothing is worse for an Internet user than to get to a website and have to wait a long for it to load, especially if that long load time is the result of one seemingly tiny image at the bottom of the page. Here are a few tips you can …

June, 2010

  • 28 June

    What is Microsoft Silverlight?

    Microsoft describes Silverlight as: “…a cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering the next generation of .NET-based media experiences and rich interactive applications for the Web. Silverlight offers a flexible programming model that supports¬†AJAX, VB, C#, Python, and Ruby, and integrates with existing Web applications. Silverlight supports fast, cost-effective delivery of high-quality …

  • 11 June

    Google Boosts Its Servers with Caffeine

    Although I am sure plenty of Google employees dope up on gallons of coffee per day, this is not about that kind of caffeine. Google announced on their blog that they are changing the way their servers index sites. As with anything related to Google searching, this is particularly relevant …

  • 10 June

    Joomla Security Tips Part 4

    Here are a few more Joomla security tips to help you make sure your Joomla installation is rock-solid. 1. Create strong passwords. You should change your administration password often and use a combination of upper and lowercase letters and numbers. Avoid using dictionary words, and make sure your password is …

  • 8 June

    Linux Server Command Line FTP

    For desktop computers, graphical FTP clients allow users to connect to their websites and upload files. Essentially, FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is the most common method of publishing your web content to your website. Although many users rely heavily on dynamic websites, such as blogs, to update their sites from …

  • 4 June

    Smokescreen to Create Flash-free Ads

    When it was officially announced that the iPhone would never have Flash player installed, Apple users moaned. When Steve Jobs denounced Flash and swore that the iPad would also be Flash-free, people began to become concerned. For animation and video, Flash currently reigns supreme on the Web, but it has …

May, 2010

  • 31 May

    How to Insert HTML5 Video

    We have been covering the developments of HTML5 in the Web world, but we have not yet explored exactly how to get HTML5 video onto a website. The good news is that embedding HTML5 video is painfully easy. It only requires one basic tag: <video> . To make something a …

  • 28 May

    How to Remove "Welcome" Header from Joomla

    welcome header joomla

    Joomla is a very powerful free and open source content management system (CMS), and its upcoming release, version 1.6, is expected to continue its tradition of stable and efficient website management. There are, however, certain settings in Joomla that are not so obvious, and a webmaster that has not learned …