Monthly Archives: July 2011

Unsocial Media practices

OK this is just my bit of a rant and rave about how annoyed I am that there are so many people out there who will take anything and try to exploit it. Social media is ideally about building relationships and trying to form genuine connections with others. While there






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WordPress 3.3 will be released in November

Here is a date for the diary if you are using WordPress for your site – November 15th, 2011. The schedule for the next major release of WordPress has been announced. There will still be a series of minor releases for 3.2 We will know the list of new features






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Don’t use one of the most common passwords

It’s human nature, we are all human and we all have a similar way of thinking and acting. A downside of this on the security front is that we tend to pick the same passwords as everyone else. At worst – when in a rush 1234 or abc123 is the






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Simple image software – Irfan view

In this series of articles I will let you know the software that I find useful to get my work done (and to have some fun) Irfan View to manage and resize images Irfan view is a great program for viewing all sorts of images and it also lets you






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Create a PDF with nice embedded links

How can you add a nicely formatted embedded link to a PDF document? There are a number of PDF creation utilities that will turn any document into a PDF, the common problem that many have is that they will not convert embedded ‘book now’ or ‘click here’ links. They will






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When to use Categories and Tags in WordPress

A client recently asked me to explain Tags and Categories for WordPress. It is something that often comes up and the answer is ‘it depends’, as is the answer to many IT questions. It depends on your intention and what you want to do with your writing and your audience.






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