How to start your website

How to start your websiteGetting started with your website is easier than ever thanks to the combination of some great software and the services from some great hosting companies that are designed to make the process simple. This tutorial will take you through the steps of getting yourself up and running all within about ... Read the full article
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The brute force attack scare

The brute force attack scareThere is a story spreading on the internet of a brute force attack hitting WordPress sites and trying to break into your site. A brute force password attack happens when a program tries to guess your password by simply trying lots of different possibilities – and making educated guesses. This ... Read the full article
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Get the most when using windows search

Get the most when using windows searchWindows search allows you to find files on your PC but it can be a bit hit and miss. Luckily there are lots of options to make your search work better. These advanced options include filters to limit your results to a date range, a type of file, or some ... Read the full article
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Too many download buttons

Too many download buttonsTake a moment to read before you click download or you could get something unexpected! Have you noticed when downloading software from some sites (particularly freeware or library sites) that the real download button is getting harder to find? Here is an example from cnet where there are three download ... Read the full article
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WordPress release 3.5.1 is out

WordPress release 3.5.1 is outA security and maintenance update for WordPress was released last night and addresses a number of bugs and a small set of security patches. One of the security patches fixes a problem that has been in all previous versions of WordPress so it is particularly important you apply this as ... Read the full article
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What is Affiliate Marketing?

What is Affiliate Marketing?Since the release of my Simple Affiliate Shop plugin I have regularly been asked, “What is affiliate marketing?” You might think that in order to have a shop you need to have something to sell. In the case of Affiliate Marketing you are promoting products that are created and sold ... Read the full article
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PayPal IPN on you test site

PayPal IPN on you test siteThere are many reasons to have a test site that only you can see. Unfortunately this may mean that you can’t make everything work properly if you rely on other services such as PayPal IPN (Instant Payment Notification). Make sure your customers can access or download their purchase immediately after ... Read the full article
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Use routine to beat procrastination

Use routine to beat procrastinationDo you ever get those moments where you realise you have wasted the morning procrastinating and not really getting anything done? Have you ever wanted to be more creative? I’ve just been sent a great article as part of an on-line course offered by Lateral Action with a great way ... Read the full article
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Changes to Google Apps – no free Google Apps option

Changes to Google Apps – no free Google Apps optionI recently wrote about how to Set up Google Apps for small business. Unfortunately the free option that I mentioned is no longer available. Google have withdrawn the free service for businesses that have less than 10 users and now you have to pay a fee if you want this ... Read the full article
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Add facebook to google calendar

Add facebook to google calendarI don’t like looking at multiple calendars and Google is my main one. So, I want to sync things in facebook to Google calendar. It turns out to be simple, facebook offer an export for it’s birthday and upcoming events as a URL that Google Calendar will read! ... Read the full article
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