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How to Redirect Website Visitors To an Other Page/Site?

Method 1 - .htaccess 301 Redirect The smoothest way to redirect your visitors is to use an .htaccess redirect. This has no delay since before a page is served to the browser the server checks first for an .htaccess file... if it sees this the old page never loads, instead visitors are sent directly to the new page. These are a few .htaccess redirect codes that I've used that might come in... ❯❯❯

How To Have Websites Built For You The Cheap Way

Normally, if you want to have professional designers custom build your site, you must be prepared to dish out at least a few hundred dollars. All this can change if you know where to find the best deals, the best designs for the lowest price. Here's a rough guide: First, you must understand that it is a rip off to get companies to design websites for you. Have you ever seen those advertisements... ❯❯❯

Submit Sitemap to Yahoo and MSN

Sitemaps are starting to become nearly ubiquitous, but we've seen a lot of sites ignoring Yahoo! and MSN - a big mistake! You can seriously boost your search traffic referrals from these engines by not only submitting, but verifying/registering your sitemaps with them. Yahoo!'s registration is here, and MSN/Live's is here.... ❯❯❯

WordPress XML-RPC Remote Posting Problem

I was trying to use Windows Writer to post to a WordPress blog. However, I got an error message saying "xmlrpc.php 403 forbidden". After some research, I finally found the solution. Just add the following lines to the .htaccess file: SecFilterInheritance Off ... ❯❯❯

Lenovo ThinkPad and Slow IE New Window

I just purchased a Lenovo ThinkPad notebook computer (T61). This notebook is supposed to be very fast. However, everytime when I used IE and clicked on a link that tried to open a new brower window, it'd be very slow and it'd take a long time for the new window to be loaded. Finally I figured out the cause of this problem: It's the two ThinkPad add-ons: ThinkPad Password Manager and CPwmIEBrowse... ❯❯❯

Web Design: Boxes with Rounded Corners

You will find that boxes with rounded corners are just a taste of web 2.0 design. You will see the rectangular shapes are for more professional websites, but you’ll also find the the rounded boxes more it look more playful and even more modern. You’ll find these are used on sites that indorse entertainment. You’ll find that these boxes can be used in so many ways, but you’ll want to keep all of... ❯❯❯

Review of Slhost Hosting: SLHost sucks!

If you ask my experience with SLhost.com. I'd just say: SLHost sucks. I have been hosting a website with Slhost.com and recently it was down. I went to SlHost.com's support page looking for contact info. In this kind of emergency situation, I found the best way is to talk to them on the phone or do a live Chat. To my disappointment, there's no contact phone number on SlHost.com's website and on... ❯❯❯

Magazine Style Wordpress Theme

Found a nice magazines style wordpress theme branfordmagazine: DEMO DOWNLOAD SUPPORT FORUMS TUTORIALS And there're a couple of lists for magazine style wordperss themes: http://hackwordpress.com/best-magazine-style-wordpress-themes/ http://www.epicwebstrategies.com/11-free-magazine-style-wordpress-themes/ For a list of best wordpress themes, check out this site: http://www.bestwpthemes.com... ❯❯❯

Installing a CPAN Perl module from a non-root account

Source: http://www.soe.ucsc.edu/~you/notes/perl-module-install.html Problem: you do not have root permission but want to install a Perl module in a local directory and the module can be located from your scripts. CPAN Perl modules Refer to Installing CPAN Modules and this section in the CPAN FAQ. Download the Perl module Find the Perl module you want. Google or the CPAN Search Site are usually... ❯❯❯

Best of the Web Directory (BOTW) Promo Code (May 2009)

Best of the Web Directory (BOTW) is one of best web directories to submit your websites and blogs. Being included in BOTW's directory will help to increase your Google ranking and will bring more traffic to your site. Use the following promo code to get 15% off on All NEW Submissions and Sponsorship Advertising in the Best of the Web Directory and BOTW Blog Directory. This promo code expires on... ❯❯❯

Some Useful Sites for Web Designers

Below are some useful website for web and graphic designers: 1. Getty Images: lots of stock photos and images. 2. Microsoft Clip Art Gallery: you can find a lot for clip arts, provided by MicroSoft Office. 3. E-Mail Icon Generator: Convert your email address to images to avoid spammers. 4. Free Logo Templates: where you can download logos for free. 5. ColorBlender: free online color matching... ❯❯❯

Google AdWords Keyword Tool

I haven't used Google's AdWords Keyword Tool that much, mainly because I'm not an active AdWord user. However, I just learned that this tool can help to know what Google thinks your website is about. Below is the URL of that tool: https://adwords.google.com/select/KeywordToolExternal With this tool, you can type in the URL of your web page and click on "Get keyword ideas". The result is what... ❯❯❯

Best of the Web Directory (BOTW) Promo Code (September 2009)

Best of the Web Directory (BOTW) is one of best web directories to submit your websites and blogs. Being included in BOTW's directory will help to increase your Google ranking and will bring more traffic to your site. Use the following promo code to get 20% off on All NEW Submissions and Sponsorship Advertising in the Best of the Web Directory and BOTW Blog Directory. SINCE94 This promo code... ❯❯❯

Google Pagerank Update and Directory Submission

Google updated their page rank again recently. As a results, the PR values for many directories have changed again. So, I've complied a list of directories based on their PR value. The original list was from avivadirectory.com's Strongest Directories List. PR: 9 http://bubl.ac.uk/ (free) PR: 8 http://dir.yahoo.com ($299 per year) (Directory subdomain has page strength of 10 as... ❯❯❯

Why Use A Dedicated Server?

Why use a dedicated server? There are many reasons why you should choose to use a dedicated server. The most important reason is that you have full control of the server and no longer have to share space and bandwidth with other websites. There are so many options to start an internet based business. According to a study done by UCLA, nearly 90 percent of Americans have access to the internet.... ❯❯❯