From suggestions on how to work out the best value internet hosting plan to knowing where to look to get the best prices on your internet purchases (and what you might get free), here is a whole load of suggestions on what to do to save money with all your computer, internet, and web related purchases.
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I recently received an invite to help beta test this product. The signup process asks for an email address as well as your physical address as mandatory fields with your home and mobile phone as optional. It then sends a confirmation link to your email address for you to confirm that prior to it allowing you to attempt to login. The login process then demands that you enter a mobile phone number in order to be able to get a code that you need to actually access the account. At this point I raised a support query since I don’t have a mobile phone. Despite this being a beta version where problems should still be expected and where the whole point is to help them find and fix the problems that are found, the response that I got from raising the support query is that they have no intention of actually fixing their product.
I recommend that you avoid this product – I would have written a review except that I don’t see any point in doing so for a product where I’d give it a rating of below zero.
I recently came across someone who basically suggested that writing new web pages using HTML 3.2 was perfectly okay because it still works. Well if using HTML 3.2 is okay then why was there any reason for creating HTML 4?
HTML can be divided up into three parts. That’s because the page itself can be divided into two parts.
- The specific content of the page will always use a particular subset of the available HTML tags,
- The page template will use a different set of HTML tags (although there will be some overlap between the two groups).
- The third group are those HTML tags you should never use because they only continue to be supported for backwards compatibility with 20 year old web pages.
Switching from one ISP to another when you have a broadband connection does not necessarily mean that you will have a period of time in between without internet access. You just have to request the move the right way.
Linux All-in-One For Dummies
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If you have partitioned your hard drive so as to separate your data from the programs you are running then the default save location in various programs may not be where you want it to be. Here’s how to change that location in Microsoft Word.
Another PHP script for you. This one allows your visitor to select a file from their computer and upload it to your site.
Learn the basics of using PHP for File Upload.
Linux in a Nutshell
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Here we have a rather interesting example of something you can do with PHP. This page selects a random page from your site and generates a link to it.
You never know when you might find a use for a PHP script that creates a Link to a Random Page.
While IE now has a much smaller market share than this article mentions (since a lot of people have now upgraded to much better browsers) the rest of the information on this page about why you should disable ActiveX in IE and how to disable it is still as valid today as when I first wrote it – especially if you are still using that major security hole sometimes called IE6. Of course a simpler solution is to just install a better browser but if you still need IE6 for some weird reason you should at least kill off the main cause of most of its security holes.
CompTIA Linux+ Study Guide: Exams LX0-101 and LX0-102
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