6 Best Image Editors for Bloggers

“A picture is worth a thousand words.” When it comes to blogging and creating amazing content online this old adage cannot be more true. Thanks to the exploding popularity of websites like Pinterest and Instagram we’ve come to understanding that creating…

9 Steps to create YOUR handwriting font

In my previous post, I mention the value of direct mail.  I hope that you heed what I recommend and appreciate that it can provide an enormous boost to your business and your bottom line. But to do it right. There are many pitfalls to avoid, and…

3 Ways Instagram Can Promote Your Blog

Instagram is a social sharing site around photos and, since recently , 15 seconds videos, which Facebook saw great potential in and acquired back in 2012, turning it into a huge success. Brandwatch shared an amazing infographic last year – “Looking Back:…

What Makes a Blog User-Friendly?

When developing your blog, no matter its niche, your primary goal should be to offer readers a pleasant and fulfilling experience. Only satisfied visitors are likely to return, recommend your blog to friends, sign up for a newsletter, order a product…

Windows Xp after 8th of April

Microsoft has confirmed that all existing security patches and updates for Windows XP will still be available after support officially ends. This means that after the 8th April 2014, you’ll still be able to use Windows Update to download all existing security patches. However let’s create an WINDOWS XP SP3 disk now after for safekeeping STEP 1 – DOWNLOAD XP …

Borlad database engine errors

BDE Error list: $0000 (0) = Successful completion. $0021 (33) = System Error $0022 (34) = Object of Interest Not Found $0023 (35) = Physical Data Corruption $0024 (36) = I/O Related Error $0025 (37) = Resource or Limit Error $0026 (38) = Data Integrity Violation $0027 (39) = Invalid Request $0028 (40) = Lock Violation $0029 (41) = Access/Security …

Download a file from Internet

{1.} uses URLMon, ShellApi; function DownloadFile(SourceFile, DestFile: string): Boolean; begin try Result := UrlDownloadToFile(nil, PChar(SourceFile), PChar(DestFile), 0, nil) = 0; except Result := False; end; end; procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject); const // URL Location SourceFile = ‘http://www.google.com/intl/de/images/home_title.gif’; // Where to save the file DestFile = ‘c:tempgoogle-image.gif’; begin if DownloadFile(SourceFile, DestFile) then begin ShowMessage(‘Download succesful!’); // Show downloaded image in your browser ShellExecute(Application.Handle, PChar(‘open’), PChar(DestFile), PChar(”), nil, SW_NORMAL) end else ShowMessage(‘Error while downloading ‘ + SourceFile) end; // Minimum availability: Internet Explorer 3.0 // Minimum operating systems Windows NT 4.0, Windows 95 {********************************************************} {2.} uses Wininet; function DownloadURL(const aUrl: string): Boolean; var hSession: HINTERNET; hService: HINTERNET; lpBuffer: array[0..1024 + 1] of Char; dwBytesRead: DWORD; begin Result := False; // hSession := InternetOpen( ‘MyApp’, INTERNET_OPEN_TYPE_DIRECT, nil, nil, 0); hSession := InternetOpen(‘MyApp’, INTERNET_OPEN_TYPE_PRECONFIG, nil, nil, 0); try if Assigned(hSession) then begin hService := InternetOpenUrl(hSession, PChar(aUrl), nil, 0, 0, 0); if Assigned(hService) then try while True do begin dwBytesRead := 1024; InternetReadFile(hService, @lpBuffer, 1024, dwBytesRead); if dwBytesRead = 0 then break; lpBuffer[dwBytesRead] := #0; Form1.Memo1.Lines.Add(lpBuffer); end; Result := True; finally …

Copy a file

{ The CopyFile function copies an existing file to a new file. CopyFile( lpExistingFileName : PChar, // name of an existing file lpNewFileName : PChar,      // name of new file bFailIfExists : Boolean);   // operation if file exists bFailIfExists: Specifies how this operation is to proceed if a file of the same name as that specified by lpNewFileName already exists. If this parameter is TRUE and the new file already exists, the function fails. If this parameter is FALSE and the new file already exists, the function overwrites the existing file and succeeds. } var fileSource, fileDest: string; begin fileSource := ‘C:SourceFile.txt’; fileDest := ‘G:DestFile.txt’; CopyFile(PChar(fileSource), PChar(fileDest), False); end;

Create a Shutdown Shortcut for windows 8

1. It starts, ironically, in Desktop mode, which you can reach by clicking/tapping the Desktop tile or pressing Win-D (that’s the Windows key and the letter D). 2. Right-click in any open spot on the desktop, then choose New, Shortcut. 3. We’re going to make a Shutdown shortcut, so in the location field, type shutdown /p and then click Next. 4. …

Google fonts

Thank you Google to provide a very easy way to sort out different cool fonts on our websites.   Go to http://www.google.com/fonts/ and follow the instructions.

UK Business Directories

Here a list of free business directories in UK. When listing your business, AVOID using mass submitter website. Google doesn’t like them and they create a bad ranking. You are been warned! http://www.freeindex.co.uk/ http://www.ukdirectory.co.uk/ http://www.wwwi.co.uk/ http://www.near.co.uk/ http://directory.digitalstall.co.uk/ http://www.biznessdirect.co.uk/ http://www.scoot.co.uk/ http://www.thetradefinder.co.uk/index.aspx http://b99.co.uk/ http://uksearch247.com/uk-business-listings-directory/free-business-listing.php http://www.b2bindex.co.uk/ http://www.smartbusinessdirectory.co.uk/ http://www.hotfrog.co.uk/

Receive bitcoin payment – Blockchain API

All you need is one bitcoin address – No Sign Up, No Downloads, No Fees   It explain and help you to set up a way to connect php to receive payments in Bitcoin   http://blockchain.info/api/api_receive

What’s My Ip address

I tough to make some tools like the one on this website. What’s the point it’s all here More Info About You Port Scanners Traceroute HTTP Compression Ping WHOIS & DNS Website Rankings IP Location HTTP Headers Text Related Tools Short URL Machine HTML Characters String to Timestamp Hash Generator Text Case Changer Regexp Tester String Encoding Password Generator Roman …

W3Schools

Online tutor for everything Web coding   http://www.w3schools.com/

HTML Color Picker

Very good system to play with colors for your CSS http://www.w3schools.com/tags/ref_colorpicker.asp

Website informer

Complete information about any website Website Informer is a special service for web masters that gathers detailed information on websites – general information, statistics, main competitors, similar sites, IPs etc.  http://website.informer.com/ Useful to know ranking

PirateBrowser

PirateBrowser is a bundle package of the Tor client (Vidalia), FireFox Portable browser (with foxyproxy addon) and some custom configs that allows you to circumvent censorship.   You are not hidden , but you can go around blocks http://piratebrowser.com/#down

One-Side Only shadow

.one-edge-shadow { -webkit-box-shadow: 0 8px 6px -6px black; -moz-box-shadow: 0 8px 6px -6px black; box-shadow: 0 8px 6px -6px black; }

Inner Shadow

.shadow { -moz-box-shadow: inset 0 0 10px #000000; -webkit-box-shadow: inset 0 0 10px #000000; box-shadow: inset 0 0 10px #000000; }

Shadow

.shadow { -moz-box-shadow: 3px 3px 5px 6px #ccc; -webkit-box-shadow: 3px 3px 5px 6px #ccc; box-shadow: 3px 3px 5px 6px #ccc; }   The horizontal offset of the shadow, positive means the shadow will be on the right of the box, a negative offset will put the shadow on the left of the box. The vertical offset of the shadow, a …