Pixlr.com Tutorial

If you are looking for a simple to use, inexpensive image editing solution, I recommend you consider Pixlr.com. Pixlr will provide you with all of the tools you will need for editing your photos at a cost that can’t be beat, FREE… Here is a quick tutorial that will demonstrate how to use their online editor to crop and re-size an image to a particular size...

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HealthCare.gov

OK, first of all let’s get this straight HealthCare.gov cost $70,000,000.00 not $634,000,000.00. The latter near astronomical number is the total amount of contracts awarded to CGI, the Canadian Development Company that built the POS. As for the “tech surge” nonsense, and the notion that they can fix this pork barrel programming project by December. The...

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The NSA PRISM & You

The sobering implication of the five NSA Power Point slides released by the former Booz Allen employee Edward Snowden as well as other whistle blowers indicate that all of the following have been compromised by the NSA: cell phone communications, web browsing, site content, email, banking, online accounting, investments and social media. This is provided both directly by...

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How to Edit WordPress

How to edit your WordPress site’s text, and add/remove things WordPress makes this very easy for you to do. To do this, all you need to do is log into your site via wordpress, use the navigation on the side bar to go to “pages” and find the page you’re looking for. Click on the page you would like to edit and it will open the backend of the page, here you can edit it. At...

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Mals-E

Mals-E is an exceptionally easy to use extremely low cost shopping cart solution for smaller companies looking to sell goods and services on the web.  Mals-e is an off-site shopping cart. This means exactly what it sounds like; the shopping cart is not hosted on your server. Products are ordered through a simple link on your site which sends the information to their...

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The Market Place Un-Fairness Act

What is the Market Place Fairness Act? Well it’s a cynically named tax that is being pushed through Congress by greedy big box and online retailers that want to make it more difficult for smaller internet competitors by forcing all of those that have more than $1,000,000 in total sales (no not profits… total sales) to charge sales tax for all orders. This...

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WordPress Security IV

Welcome to the exciting 4th installment of my ever expanding 3 part WordPress Security Tutorial. In this lesson you will be relieved to find that we are not going to discuss simplistic notions about why complex Passwords are a good idea or esoteric server file architecture and access permissions neither of which have that much to do with WordPress. No, this lesson is...

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WordPress Security III

How to Lock Down WordPress OK, this is by far the most hard to understand article in the series, and in all honesty your going to get the least bang for the buck in terms of actually learning anything that will secure your WordPress site, installation. What this will provide a little bit of background on where WordPress loads it’s files and some techniques you can...

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WordPress Security II

This is a slightly more advanced take on WordPress and security in general. You may be disappointed but this article is not about how to make a perfectly secure WordPress site. In fact there is very little about WordPress in this article, because security is a “mind set” based on considering security for “each aspect” of your system. And if you...

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WordPress Security I

During the last few weeks there has been a very large scale Botnet attack on WordPress sites targeting the admin using account. Due to this I have removed all instances of admin user name login credentials and will be implementing further security enhancements as the rise in WordPress popularity is likely to encourage more of these sorts of attacks in the future. Towards...

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Facebook Groups

Facebook Profiles, Groups, and Fan Pages, What’s the Difference? There are three different types of Facebook accounts: Facebook Pages or Profiles, Facebook Groups, and Facebook Fan Pages. In order to create a Group or Fan Page you have to have a Facebook Page with a personal profile first. Each of these offers different networking and marketing opportunities....

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HDR Photography

High-dynamic-range imaging HDR is a photographic technique that allows for a wider range of colors and a greater dynamic range to be captured in an image. HDR photos show a high level of detail and color saturation from the darkest to the lightest areas of the photo. Normal photographic techniques require the photographer to make a choice of exposure that is best suited...

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