Month: March 2015

35 examples of ecommerce best practice from Hobbycraft

Hobbycraft is not a website we’ve covered on the blog before. It’s not the showiest website, it doesn’t feature the most technically dazzling array of tools and features, nor is it currently in the news for any particular reason. So why cover it now? Because Hobbycraft …

Which Tweets Does Google Search Value Most?

What does Twitter‘s deal to allow Google full, real-time access to its stream of tweets mean for search results? How many tweets are getting indexed? Which types of tweets are valued most by the search engine?   Stone Temple Consulting recently set out to answer those …

Disconnect Non-Mapped Network Drives in Windows

I have a Seagate Central at home acting as a NAS and was already connected to one of the shared folders which was password protected. When I tried to connect to my wife’s shared folder to copy some files, I got this error: Hmmm, cryptic error …

Software sniffer_gpu.exe Eating CPU Power Fixed

This was rather quirky, but after installing DirectX from Microsoft, my pc started to get a gpu error (intel) whenever I run any graphic intensive Adobe software (photoshop, illustrator, etc.) I found out that an app from Adobe – sniffer_gpu.exe would eat up about 30% of …

Install Cotonti CMS/CMF on a CentOS 7 VPS

Cotonti is open source, community driven content management system (CMS) and content management framework (CMF) powered by PHP and MySQL. In this article we will guide you through the process of installing Cotonti on a CentOS 7 VPS with Apache, PHP and MariaDB.   Log in …

Install Fail2ban on an Ubuntu 14.04 VPS

In this tutorial, we will explain how to install Fail2ban on an Ubuntu 14.04 VPS. Fail2Ban is a Python application that monitors log files to detect potential intrusion attempts. Fail2ban scans the log files looking for specific patterns that indicate an attack. It uses iptables to …

Install Python from source on Linux VPS

Python is an open-source high-level programming language and at the same time, it is user-friendly. It can be used on many different platforms. Today we will show you how to install the latest version of Python from source on your Linux VPS. We are going to use an …

How to Add Keyboard Shortcuts to Your Website

Love the keyboard shortcuts? They can help you save a lot of time, right? Would you like to add keyboard shortcuts to your own website, for the benefit of your visitors? It would greatly improve your site’s accessibility and navigation. In this post, I will give …

14 Google Hangouts Hidden Animated Emojis

Google Hangouts is one of the best ways to continuously stay connected on smartphone and desktop either via text or video calls. It is also home to plenty of interesting things like chatbots which you can add as contacts and make them do things like translate …

3 Signs Your SEO Campaign Is Dying – and How to Fix It

SEO is a long-term strategy to gain more visibility and more traffic for your online brand, but accurately measuring the effectiveness of that strategy can be challenging. Many of the benefits of SEO, such as increased brand visibility, are qualitative and therefore hard to measure, and …