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Tip: Adding jQuery Scripts to WordPress

I was just trying to add a simple font-resizer jQuery script to a WordPress theme. This example seemed really simple but it just won’t work. After a while, I stumbled on this page in WordPress Codex where it suggested replacing the jQuery shorthand – $ symbol with the word jQuery. For eg: $(document).ready(function () { […]

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Lunascape – Browsershots Alternative In Your Computer

Lunascape – Browsershots Alternative In Your Computer

I run and manage several websites. One of the things I repeat doing is to check how the website looks in different browsers – Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Chrome and Opera. I usually do this by firing up each browser and loading the site there. I just came across a very cool browser that gives […]

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What Google Public DNS Actually Means To You?

What Google Public DNS Actually Means To You?

Google has been in a mission to make the web faster than it is now. In that effort they have released Google Public DNS Service. You might have heard about it and probably wondering what the heck it is and if you should do anything about it. I am going to try to help you […]

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How to Setup Google Analytics Intelligence Alerts?

How to Setup Google Analytics Intelligence Alerts?

Google does a lot of things right and Google Analytics that help monitor your website traffic is definitely one among them. Google Analytics is a free and powerful website statistics gathering application. If you run a website(s), you are probably using Google Analytics to measure your site traffic. Google Analytics just added a cool new […]

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WordPress Wins Best Overall Open Source CMS Award

WordPress Wins Best Overall Open Source CMS Award

PacktPub awards Open Source CMS Awards every year. To my delight, WordPress has won the Overall Best Open Source CMS Award for the 2009 Open Source CMS Awards. In the last 4 years, this is the first time WordPress has won this award. Plus, it was named first runner-up in the Best Open Source PHP […]

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TrakkBoard – Adobe Air Google Analytics Dashboard

TrakkBoard – Adobe Air Google Analytics Dashboard

Google Analytics is an excellent analytics program for webmasters to keep track of website statistics. Google has a winner with this free tool for webmasters and I use it on every site I run. It offers a myriad of features and I hardly use maybe 50% of the features in there. I like to spend […]

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Optimize Your Images For the Web with Smush.It

Optimize Your Images For the Web with Smush.It

If you are running a website or a blog, you know optimizing images in your website gives your visitors a good browsing experience as well as goes easy on your hosting bandwidth consumption. Smush.it Smush.it was a great little utility created by Stoyan Stefanov and Nicole Sullivan. It was available on the web and as […]

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Montastic Gets HTTPS Support

Montastic Gets HTTPS Support

Anyone running a website hates to learn that his/her site had been down from a reader or a business contact or a friend. You should be the first one to know that your website went down. There are plenty of website monitoring services out there. We are gonna look at a simple yet effective website […]

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WordPress 2.8 New Features

WordPress 2.8 New Features

It’s exciting times in the WordPress world! The release of WordPress 2.7 with its cool new features and improvements just feels like yesterday. My WordPress 2.7 resources post is still popular in the search engines! And WordPress 2.8 beta 1 has been released! So, I grabbed a copy of it and installed it to take […]

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Google Analytics Gets API + Polaris Adobe Air Desktop App

Google Analytics Gets API + Polaris Adobe Air Desktop App

The Data Export API will allow developers to extend Google Analytics in new and creative ways. We can now look out for developers to integrate Google Analytics data into existing products or create new products.

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How to Block Unwanted Links in Your Google Sitelinks?

How to Block Unwanted Links in Your Google Sitelinks?

Recently, I came across news on how Google is testing out new one-line Google Sitelinks for some sites. Google Sitelinks are The links shown below some sites in our search results, called sitelinks, are meant to help users navigate your site. Our systems analyze the link structure of your site to find shortcuts that will […]

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Photography & Drupal Blog Recommendations

Since it’s a Friday, I figured I’d turn the tables around today and ask you for a couple of recommendations. I intend to crowd-source this post and use your wisdom and mine to build this list so it can be a good reference point for anyone looking for such blogs. Photography blog recommendations I just […]

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Let’s Welcome WordPress 2.7 Coltrane

After much anticipation, WordPress 2.7 dubbed Coltrane has been released today and is available for download. There are a ton of new features available in WordPress 2.7. That means some of us geeks are going to jump up and down with excitement to be a part of this great Open Source community that isn’t afraid […]

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Firefox Extensions: Picks of the Week 08-10-31

Happy Halloween everyone! It sounds like witches and grim reapers are going to be replaced by Joe the Plumbers & Sarah Palins tonight at Halloween parties. πŸ˜‰ Let’s get to some juicy Firefox extensions I have picked for you this week Drag & DropZones: Lets you drag and drop search engines to transparent zones in […]

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Possible Google Analytics Alternative – Woopra

Possible Google Analytics Alternative – Woopra

I have used Google Analytics ever since I registered my first website and haven’t had any complaints so far. It does what it does ti my satisfaction and answers most questions about my site visitors plus some more. I haven’t had the need or urge to look for an alternate web analytics offering so far. […]

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