Here’s a simple fix for the error message “This dictionary is not supported in your country” on Kindle for PC. More
If you use Picasa, the desktop based photograph management and uploading application from Google, you need to be aware that Picasa can lose images and folders from time to time. If you notice your pictures going missing in Picasa, first off, Don’t Panic! More
Here are six applications that I can’t live without. These programs can improve your workflow and team working. The best bit is that I’ve only included products that are available with a ‘no cost’ option. More
Here’s another great plugin that’ll help keep your WordPress site secure, and it blocks the majority of spam comments too. More
Facebook have updated their Data Use Policy and inevitably, once again, there are several new “Facebook you can’t distribute my information” posts and emails doing the rounds. It’s been said before, and I’m sure in a few months’ time it’ll have to be said again:
Facebook is a commercial concern, not a public service. If you play in Facebook’s backyard, Facebook gets to set the rules, not you, and In order to play in their backyard you have to agree to their rules of the game.
Update: Brute Protect is now built into Automattic’s Jetpack plugin.
However, as of 2018 – I would recommend using Wordfence. and I have updated all my sites to use it.
If you have a standalone WordPress installation, I recommend adding the Brute Protect plugin. Brute Protect is designed to reduce the chance of your WordPress site falling victim of a ‘Brute Force Attack‘. This is where a nefarious computer system (a malicious bot) continually tries to break into your WordPress account. More
I wanted a different look for my Flickr cover image and created this film-strip Flickr cover image template for the job. Included are links to Photoshop, jpg and png files you can use to create your own film strips. More
It is easy to add a link to a video, but, if you do your site’s visitors will end up leaving your site to see the video and they may not return. It is much better to show the video in your WordPress post or page by embedding it.
Update: Timing is everything! With the release of WordPress 3.6 Video (and audio) embedding is now built-in. So you’ll only need to follow the steps below if you’ve not updated to WordPress 3.6. Read about the WordPress 3.6 update here. More
I have been surprised to find out how few people have been taught how to copy and paste text on their computers. So, here’s a quick primer. I’ve also included a couple of links to resources that unlock all sorts of goodies via your computer’s keyboard. More
If you are using hashtags – especially for an event or to collate posts from a group of people checkout the tagboard website. More
You are browsing the Internet. You see a product you like, you might even want to buy it. Then, suddenly you hit an information roadblock and they lose your sale… More
We’ve produced a couple of free templates for creating cover images for Flickr’s new-look interface. If you have a Flickr photo-sharing account hopefully by now you’ll have seen the new interface and heard about the new free account’s one terabyte photo-storage limit.