One Week Left
There is only one week left before I draw the lucky winner in the Domain Name Giveaway! If you have not entered go and leave a comment or trackback on the post and you could be the lucky one to walk away with a free domain name to do with
The John Chow Chiquita
After seeing the Shoemoney and ProBlogger square dance movie I just could not resist and had to make the The John Chow Chiquita. I was pretty impressed with JibJab. It only took me 20 minutes to create this fun video, and I would have finished sooner if I had not checked
WYSIWYG WordPress Theme Generator
The generaters that are being created are getting more complex all the time. I recently came across the templatr, a website that you can use to create and edit your own WordPress theme. If you have been wanting to start creating your own WordPress themes but don't want to learn all
Free WordPress Theme Available
Well I decided I would offer some free WordPress themes for people to use. I have been wanting to do this for a while and I finally got around to getting things ready along with a new blog to just manage the themes. Currently there is only one theme available,
Do Google Gadgets Work?
I was browsing through all of the Google Gadgets today and, while there are some really interesting ones, I have to wonder "do Google Gadgets work to help keep visitors on your website/blog?" Does embedding a game of Pac-Man make anyone stay on a website any longer if there is
What If Google Had to Design for Google?
How different would Google's home page look if they had to create it for Google, or any search engine really. The only thing that needs to be added is the whole nonsense of the rel="nofollow" tag. You would want to control the flow of PageRank through the site and those
Domain Name Giveaway!
I was looking through my list of domain names and have come to the conclusion that I will never develop thewebhostingforum.com into a website. I currently have the domain parked over at Namedrive, and while it has brought in the odd click I think I would rather give it to
Using .htaccess to Block Comment Spam
When I checked my blog on Saturday I had a large amount of comment spam that had been caught by Akismet, larger than usual for my little place on the web. Browsing through it briefly, I quickly noticed a common thread, they were all from the same IP address. I
Custom 404 Page using .htaccess
Mike posted a good question on my earlier post on how to Disable Indexes using .htaccess. Is there a way to specify what page to redirect to if there is a 404? Currently it’s displaying one created by my web hosting company, which I would prefer to get rid of. If
Google's Staff Has Had a Few Too Many Special Brownies
For everyone that might be following the controversy about Google punishing websites for selling paid links you need to read "NoFollow is for Blog Spam...no Paid Text Links, wait...Paid Ads...Aww Heck, Just Stop Linking and Let Calacanis Decide the Rankings" series by Jennifer Laycock over at Search Engine Guide. [Part