Web Design

How To Opt Out Of Credit Card Offers

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) says that Consumer Credit Reporting Companies are allowed to include your name on lists used by creditors or insurers to make firm offers of credit or insurance that are not initiated by you (“firm offers”). The FCRA also states that you have the right to “opt-out”, which prevents Consumer […]

FrontPage Resources

So you’ve got Microsoft FrontPage and you want to know everything about the program you can possibly know, but you’re not sure of where to start. The following are excellent resources for Microsoft FrontPage. AccessFP – FrontPage Resources http://accessfp.net/ Site full of additional resources Owned by Microsoft MVP Tina Clarke AddonFP – FrontPage Add-ons for […]

Real Estate Mortgage Amortization Calculator

RealEstate ABC provides an additional service that’s just for Real Estate agents. Since so many Real Estate agent websites don’t have calculators that link out to sites that generate leads sold to other agents or lenders, RealEstate ABC created an affordable group of calculators that actually promote and market the agent. For only $50 a […]

HP Learning Center Offering Free Computer Classes

The HP Learning Center has long offered free online classes, and now those classes are “always on” – available to you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year! Courses include classes in Adobe, ASP.net, Excel, Expression Web, Linux, Networking 101, PowerPoint, Real Estate Marketing, Vista, Word, XP and many more. Business Skills Exploring and […]

Adobe GoLive Tutorials & Resources

http://www.adobe.com/support/forums/main.html These Adobe support forums are visited by very knowledgeable people, there to answer questions from the more novice visitors. They are also more than happy to address questions from more advanced users as well. The forums are for both PC and Mac users. http://www.listsearch.com/GoLiveTalk.lasso?tab1=about&tab2=lists This list is for more advanced discussions on Adobe than […]

Dreamweaver Tutorials, Resources & Help

Attention all those who use Macromedia-Dreamweaver and have more to learn – here are some resources you may find helpful. Macromedia actually has some great information on their web site: The User Support Forum http://www.macromedia.com/cfusion/webforums/forum/categories.cfm?catid=189&entercat=y Macromedia Knowledge Base http://www.macromedia.com/cfusion/knowledgebase/ For Dreamweaver frequently asked questions, check out these places: http://www.dwfaq.com/FAQ/default.asp http://www.dwfaq.com/Tutorials/default.asp Macromedia-Dreamweaver Yahoo! Groups http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Macromedia-Dreamweaver/ There […]

AreMySitesUp – Server Monitoring Software

There’s nothing worse than sitting down in front of your computer in the morning with your hot cup of coffee and finding out one of the sites you manage went down and you have no idea why. For less than one dollar per site per year, Are My Sites Up? will check your sites more […]

HostTracker – Monitor Your Website – Website Uptime

HostTracker – monitor your sites 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 day a year. HostTracker has several monitoring points all over the world, eliminating the chance of false alarms, i.e. when access problems are caused not by your resource, but by the lack of proper connection between HostTracker’s system and your site. […]

How To Choose a Domain Name

How to choose a domain name? Every month people ask me what the best way to choose a domain name is, and I realized I’ve never actually written down my answers. So I decided to make a list of things to consider while choosing your domain name. Always choose the ‘.com’ version if available. Most […]

How To Create Error Logs On 1and1 Shared Hosting

How To Create Error Logs On 1and1 Shared Hosting. Just copy this script into whatever php file you want to check. It will create a file called errors.csv in whatever directory it’s in and show you the issues you are having. You could also use an include file to include it on every page of […]

What Is The Best Free Sitemap Generator? Xenu’s Link Sleuth

I would have to say my favorite tool to use for generating a sitemap is Xenu’s Link Sleuth. The program is extremely fast and I have used it with success on medium size sites. I was able to run a 500,000 page sitemap on an older computer with 4 gigs of ram/memory. Exporting (out of […]

Need A Content Management System? Try 100’s Of Demo’s Here!

Do you need a new content management system? You should check out Open Source CMS. They have 100’s of demos of many different open source content management systems including; portals, forums, ecommerce, blogs, wikis, e-learning, groupware, image galleries, etc.

Are You Using An RSS Feed Reader Yet?

I am starting to feel my age and at times I get lazy learning new technologies. But I finally took the plunge and started learning about RSS feed readers. Boy how I wish I did this 6 years ago! So what do RSS feed readers do? Save you a ton of time, that’s what they […]

How Can I Send A Shorter URL In Email So The Link Doesn’t Break?

One way to make a shorter URL (link to a web page) is to snip it with a URL shortening service. One of my favorite free URL shortening services is URLSnip. The service is free, they have a public and private option, and you can make the shorter URL last forever. It’s pretty neat; check […]

What’s My IP Address? How Do I Find My IP Address?

Hey everyone! Have you ever wondered what your IP address is? Or ever wondered “how do I find my IP address?” Well, you’ve come to the right place. Vacation Rental Wonderland now has a great tool that tells you what your IP address is and even your computer’s hostname. Check it out! What’s My IP […]

Have You Created A P3P Privacy Policy?

In most regions a privacy policy is required and if you run AdSense on your site, you are now required to have a privacy policy implemented. Check out my previous post about the new AdSense Privacy Policy rules for more details. Here’s a sample of my privacy policy if you are interested. I don’t make […]

AdSense Now Requires A Privacy Policy On All AdSense Sites.

You may not have heard of this new rule, but it’s true… Any site you currently have AdSense ads on must have a privacy policy. Feel free to use my site as a privacy policy sample. You can also use the free DMA Privacy Policy Generator. The Google AdSense Blog details the changes: “We’ve also […]

What Is the Difference Between Bits, Bytes, Megabits, Gigabits, etc?

Most vendors specify their transfer rate as Megabits per second (Mbps) or gigabits (Gbps). One megabit = 1 million bits, and one gigabit = 1 billion bits. However, most of us think in terms of bytes. One byte = 8 bits. So you can just divide bits by 8. 1Mbps = 131,072 bytes (128 KBps) […]

Using Mozilla Firefox Portable Edition On Your USB Thumb Drive

Firefox has come out with a new edition called Mozilla Firefox Portable Edition, which with the help of a USP thumb drive, allows you to bring all your saved history, bookmarks, cookies, and passwords with you wherever you go. Firefox Portable, with the help of your thumb drive, also has the ability to store everything […]

Does My Web Server Location Affect My Ranking In Search Engines?

YES! We have seen some huge web page ranking increases from search engines that are using a server located in the same city as your business. For example, if you have a vacation rental in San Francisco, CA it would be ideal to also have your server located in San Francisco. How Do I Find […]