Do you need to try out a plug-in, a visual theme or some other functionality but also not to shatter your own web? What about a free installation of WordPress with one click, available in seconds and erased automatically after two days?
For almost a quarter of a year I have been working with the tool Sitebulb which offers web checking from the SEO point of view. It is not limited to the technical issues only, it is also able to deal with keywords. After trying it out I have immediately downloaded the most expensive version and I would like to share my experience and impression I have gained during working with this tool.
Most of you probably are familiar with Screaming Frog SEO Spider. It is a great tool for checking a website limited to 500 URLs when using the freeware version. Greenflare is quite similar. But Greenflare is completely free, unlimited and promises a solid performance even on a low-end computer. On top of that it can extract any information located on a website.
Considering the fact I travel a lot, I really need to have an access to various online services from one IP address at my disposal. Of course there is a solution – a VPN. I have been using the one that is directly built in my NAS for years but recently I have decided to transform my Raspberry Pi 3 into a VPN server.
For years I have used my Synology NAS with a lightweight Git service called Gogs. Written in Golang, hardware resources friendly and containing only basic functions I need. And with a slick user interface. The problem is the Synology package is unofficial and not maintained. So how to install Gogs and then update to the latest version on Synology NAS?
After some crashes of my OS X Mavericks the Photoshop CS6 opens old files after its start. Its a little bit annoying but the help from this is very easy.
If you have a backup of old emails coming from the Microsoft Outlook mail client, you have one or more PST files. It is my case also – I switched from Windows to Mac OS without buying the Outlook 2011. The good news is we don’t need Outlook itself for the old messages. You can read and open PST files on the Mac using the simple viewer.
If you've worked with Microsoft Word, you're familiar with the same basic pattern: type some text via keyboard, copy and paste with the mouse, type more text, move the cursor back a paragraph with the mouse, type yet more text, spell check using the mouse on the main menu etc.
Working within Microsoft Windows may not be everyone's cup of tea. Long ago, before windows and scrollbars and maximizing and minimizing, a user could only type commands into a shell to get a computer to do anything.
Many users are familiar with msconfig, the utility that lets you configure which programs and services run at bootup and login. Many applications install services and programs that run when you boot up or login into Windows; many of these behind-the-scenes programs never show their face and are unknown to users.
The Windows Task Manager is a useful little utility that gives you a lot of information about your running applications and services. It also allows you to view performance statistics, such as memory and CPU usage.
The more applications you have running simultaneously, the more you have to juggle them on your desktop; it's cumbersome and time-consuming if you're a user that constantly multi-tasks between windows. It can also become confusing if you have more than five windows open at the same time.
Multiple downloads of a large file from a single server can be frustratingly slow, as the server must divide its time among all downloaders at the other end. A better way to distribute large files is to use the BitTorrent protocol.
From time to time you may see this error message within your Firefox: "Firefox is currently in offline mode and can't browse the web." There is a few tips how to fix that.
Apple's iTunes is fantastic at playing music and is your iPod's bestfriend--they work and play together very nicely. One of the problems with iTunes, though, is that it only does one-way transfers.