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Goldmine of Drupal Videos – DrupalCon DC Website

Goldmine of Drupal Videos – DrupalCon DC Website

A while back I asked you – my readers for Drupal blog recommendations. I was just getting started and I am still learning the inner workings of this excellent open source CMS. Recently I stumbled across the DrupalCon DC Website. It is the official website for the Drupal Conference held in Washington DC in March. [...]

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Pingdom Adds Free Website Monitoring

Pingdom Adds Free Website Monitoring

Pingdom is one of the premium website monitoring services out there. We have looked at free website monitoring services such as Montastic. Free website monitoring services like Montastic could suffice if your needs don’t go beyond knowing when your website goes down. But, if you wanted to know more about uptimes, response times, error analysis, [...]

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Photoshop tip: Converting Background to Transparent

I have looked this tip up atleast 3 times in the last few weeks. So, for my own sake (and for anyone else looking for it) I am writing this down here. Of course there are multiple ways to do the same thing as in most things tech. Here is what worked for me. Use [...]

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Find Website Loading Times at 50 Locations

I am usually checking how fast our sites are loading anytime we make major changes to the sites. I just came across a cool website that can show how fast a webpage loads from 50 different locations. Loads.in is a very nice looking website that shows hos fast a website loads. It runs through different [...]

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ShanKri-la Gets a Makeover

I have been working on this theme mod for a bit and it is almost a whole month late in making its way here. I meant to release it for the New Year’s day but my day job kept me busy to complete the stuff I wanted done. So, instead here it is for your [...]

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Top 10 WordPress 2.9 Features You Should Know

Top 10 WordPress 2.9 Features You Should Know

WordPress 2.9 is coming soon and it’s time to see what we can expect from this release. WordPress is one of the most popular blogging platforms and is available in a hosted version at WordPress.com and as a free self-hosting version at WordPress.org. WordPress 2.9 is the next version in the recent updates and I [...]

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Make the Most out of FeedBurner’s Feeds-by-Email Service

Feedburner has offered feeds by email for a long time and it is one of the things every blogger using Feedburner could utilize. If you don’t offer a way to subscribe by email, consider how many readers who don’t use a RSS feed reader but like your content. You could be missing out on dozens [...]

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Free HTML5 WordPress Theme

Most modern browsers are starting to support HTML 5 and CSS3. The two pack an awesome punch in terms of  offering functionality that was previously possible only with the help of plugins, javascript, etc right within the browser. This makes webapps work incredibly faster and function well without any overhead. If you are a fan [...]

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DnScoop – Get Your Blog’s Worth & Stats

If you have a blog or a website, I am sure you love checking different stats from time to time. I have to confess that I have caught myself obsessing over some of these numbers in the 9-10 months of blogging. I have used Xinu, Website Grader, Bad Neighborhood & BuiltWith to get a quick [...]

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How to Check DNS Propagation Status?

Here is another useful tidbit when you are working on moving websites, changing DNS servers, etc. If you just made a change to your DNS entries and waiting for it to propagate, there is a surefire way of measuring progress instead of twiddling your thumbs or whatever it is that you do when waiting for [...]

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Check for WordPress 3.2 Compatibility

WordPress 3.2 release date is just around the corner with some awesome new features like distraction free writing, a new admin dashboard, etc. However, WordPress 3.2 comes with its own set of pre-requisites. I was looking at the requirements to run WordPress 3.2 so I will be ready to update our blog network as soon [...]

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Browser HTML5 & CSS3 Readiness Infographic

An incredibly useful website to check on support offered by different browsers for the new HTML 5 specification. html5readiness.com Of course, made with HTML 5 & CSS 3. Pretty sweet, isn’t it? [via Daring Fireball]  

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How to Clear DNS Cache in Mac OS X Snow Leopard?

I was working on moving a few of our WordPress sites from Apache to Niginx. One of the changes was the new server ip address. But, I kept hitting the old ip address when i tried to ping from my iMac.  Doh! I haven’t cleared the DNS cache in my Mac OS X Snow Leopard. [...]

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How to Avoid WordPress Firefox Redirect Loop Error?

Scenario: I had an existing site with this in the .htacess file which basically redirects anything without a www to a www address.  Options +FollowSymlinks RewriteEngine on rewritecond %{http_host} ^mysite.com [nc] rewriterule ^(.*)$ http://www.mysite.com/$1 [r=301,nc] Now, I installed WordPress in a sub-directory and the site was setup without a www prefix. Now, I cannot log [...]

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Tips to Develop Mobile Web Apps the Right Way

As someone interested in web development and WordPress development, I read up on article related to it. With the smartphone market more popular than ever, there has never been a better time to build mobile web apps. In case any of our readers are interested in mobile web apps development, I just came across an [...]

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