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Unlimited email addresses with Gmail

By Keith on October 05, 2010

If you have a Gmail account, you have unlimited addresses and you may not even know it. There are two ways to achieve this, adding a phrase (“plus-addressing”) and adding a period to your address. This is not a Gmail specific trick, some other email clients can create unlimited addresses as well. Plus-addressing Let’s say […]

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How to send email as another account in Gmail

By Keith on September 28, 2010

Do you manage multiple email accounts and are tired of of checking each individual account? What a hassle! Then this post is for you! Gmail allows you to access your other email accounts and send mail from them without the sender even knowing. This consolidates all of your email accounts into one. There are 4 […]

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How to forward an email account using Cpanel

By Keith on September 24, 2010

If you are using Cpanel for accessing your web mail, you may find that the email clients they provide you don’t give you enough power/control. This guide will show you how to forward your webmail to another email account. The process To access the control panel of your site, just type in your website into […]

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Make an email account using your website domain with Cpanel

By Keith on September 22, 2010

One way to make your business or website more professional and memorable is to create an email address using your domain name. For example: email@your-domain.com or in my case keith@buckleupstudios.com. If your website control panel platform is Cpanel then this guide is for you. Note: If you are a hosting client of mine, your site […]

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How to Track Site Searches in Google Analytics

By Keith on September 14, 2010

It can be very useful to monitor what people are searching for on your site. Before getting started, make sure that you have Google Analytics and a site search enabled on your website. Accessing Site Search Options 1)   Log into Google Analytics 2)   Click edit for the site that you want to enable searching for. […]

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Install this plug-in for Gmail! – Rapportive

By Keith on September 09, 2010

If you use Gmail you will love Rapportive. Rapportive is a Gmail plug-in released for Firefox and Chrome which replaces the Gmail advertisements with information about the person you are corresponding with. It also shows what social media platforms people are in so you can easily grow your Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn networks. Check out […]

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Move a Joomla website to a new server

By Keith on September 07, 2010

There are 5 main steps to moving a Joomla site to another web server: Step 1: Set up new server Step 2: Install Joomla Step 3: Dump the original MySQL database Step 4: Import the old database to the new database Step 5: Complete the move Step 1: Set up new server Download the latest […]

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How to Set Nameservers for Domains in Godaddy

By Keith on September 03, 2010

1)   Log into Godaddy. Use your username and password that you used when you signed up. 2)   Click on “advanced details” for the domain that needs a nameserver change. 3)   Click “Set Nameservers” at the bottom left of the screen. 4)   Make sure the “I have specific nameservers for my domains” radio button is selected. […]

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What makes a great 404 page?

By Keith on August 31, 2010

In a previous post I wrote about how to technically make a 404 page. This post will cover what should go on a 404 page so that your visitors will not be left in the dark. 404 Page Must Haves Some sort of description of what a 404 page is – Whether it is just […]

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Adding a 404 page to your website

By Keith on August 26, 2010

How often do you run into an error page on a website that look like these? (Click on the thumbnails to enlarge) These pages are called 404 error pages. A 404 error is when a page that you are trying to access on a website is not found. A lot of internet users do not […]

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W3C Web Standards Benefits

By Keith on August 24, 2010

Web standards – Web standards are a general term for the set of rules and technical specifications for website code established by the W3C and other standard bodies. World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) – an international industry consortium dedicated to “leading the Web to its full potential”. Websites and the technologies used to make them […]

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Web Hosting: Linux trumps Windows

By Keith on August 19, 2010

There are two main types of web server technologies, Linux and Windows. I would like to start out by stating that this post is probably a little biased. I’m sure that there are a few people who love Windows servers, but I don’t know any of those people. Linux is a great web hosting environment […]

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