eCommerce has always been a huge industry, and the larger it has become over the years the more tools and resources have been released to try to simplify the entire eCommerce process. eCommerce platforms have come a LONG way, and to date there is dozens of different platforms out there which you can choose from to build your eCommerce website. ...
Social logins have always been immensely popular – however with so many different networks to choose from have you ever wondered what the most popular ones are? Back in December of 2014 Facebook and Google made up 80% of all social logins, but the Internet changes very quickly – so now that we’re half way through 2015 what do the ...
Google Search has had autocomplete functionality for a while now; and as with most things someone has reverse-engineered it and an unpublished API has been in use for quiet a while now – allowing webmasters to incorporate Google’s autocomplete functionality into their own websites. However Google never intended for this to happen – so as of August 10th, 2015 Google ...
Child pornography and sexual abuse images have always plagued the Internet and Microsoft has been working hard to help fix that. 6 years ago Microsoft started working on PhotoDNA – a cloud-based tool that utilizes a hash reference system to compare attributes of any given image with those of illegal ones. Law enforcement agencies have been using PhotoDNA for quiet ...
When it comes to CMS platforms WordPress is by far the most popular – not only across my own client base but overall. A recent statistic by BuiltWith shows us just how popular. WordPress currently holds a 48% market share among all other CMS platforms. When it came to what version of WordPress webmasters used, the recent 4.2 and 4.1 ...
The W3C has brought us a slew of awesome webmaster tools which many of us have used forever now. There was the HTML Validator, RSS Validator, CSS Validator, a Broken Link Checker, and now the W3C have added a new tool to their suite: the Mobile Checker. The W3C Mobile Checker scans your website and checks for the usage ...
Subscribers to the Adobe Creative Cloud 2015 will be excited to know that Adobe has decided to launch their very own stock image service called Adobe Stock. The new service runs you $9.99 per image; or you can purchase a 10-images-per-month package for $49.99. Existing Creative Cloud 2015 subscribers get a discount making the 10-images-per-month package cost just $29.99. If ...
As a webmaster SSH is extremely important, and while Linux and Mac users get SSH support straight out the box Windows users are forced to rely on third-party tools such as my personal favorite – PuTTY. However in a new post on the Windows PowerShell Blog – the Microsoft PowerShell team revealed that they have began working on integrating SSH ...
Reposting on Instagram is a great way to show some love back to your community of fans & followers; however there’s quiet a-lot of different repost/regram apps out there and they all have something a little bit different about them. Recently I went on a search for the best repost app, for me, focusing on two main features that I ...
StableHost has been around for quiet a while now and they’ve built up a reputation for themselves in the web hosting community as a no-nonsense hosting company with a huge focus on support & performance. Well continuing with that focus the team over at StableHost has began building a simple, straight forward, website monitoring platform – complete with email, SMS, ...
PayPal made a huge announcement yesterday, without really letting many people know. As probably the leading place to make and accept payments online – operating in 203 markets and with 152 million active accounts (as of 2014 anyway) – PayPal holds a part in alot of transactions for tangible and intangible goods on the interwebs that many of us webmasters ...
I feel like we’re talking about new partnerships here all day today. Google & Twitter, Google & Apple, and now Adobe & Microsoft who announced the integration of Adobe’s Marketing Cloud Solutions with Microsoft’s Dynamics CRM. The partnership will offer businesses an integrated CRM-marketing solution across a range of industry segments including financial services, travel and leisure. It’s aimed at helping ...
Continuing right along with Microsoft announcements from the Build 2015 conference we bring to you Microsoft Visual Studio Code – a new, free, cross-platform code editor. That’s right, cross-platform. This baby works on not only Windows systems, but Linux and Apple’s Mac OS X platforms. Visual Studio Code’s big brother, Visual Studio, is still Windows only – but this is ...
When it comes to showing related posts on your blog there are plenty of services out there that currently do the job – however Google thinks there’s room for one more. As such Google announced on their Inside Adsense blog Matched Content – Google’s own content recommendation tool developed specifically for Adsense publishers. Matched content generates contextually relevant and personalized article ...
As a webmaster there’ll be times when you download something without an explicit file extension, or with an extension you’ve never seen before, or with the wrong extension assigned to it. Now you’re left to figure out what kind of file you really have – which is where HexBrowser.NET comes in. A freeware tool that identifies file types. Click “Open”, select whatever ...
Students in New York City’s public schools are joining the ranks of NYC’s college students who have gotten free access to Microsoft’s Office 365. During the “State of the City” address made by New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito it was announced that every student and teacher will get full access to Microsoft Office 365 for free. You’ll be able to access Office ...
With more and more of the worlds population browsing the Internet on more and more different devices responsive design and image aspect ratios have began playing a much more prominent role in the life of the average webmaster. Luckily Arti is here to help! A new listing for our free webmaster resources directory – Arti is a small, free, application ...
Free things these days are far and few in-between – and I do my best to try to find as many of those free things for all webmasters out there.That being said I am extremely excited to announce a product brand new to the free pricetag: Google Earth Pro. As of this weekend, the original $399 pricetag has been slashed to ...
A few days ago Felix Belzile released an awesome new text editor to the world called FORCEdraft - a free simple text editor designed to block out outside distractions and literally force ...
Google Apps for Work is a phenomenal way to organize your entire business, ensure the stability of your emails, and maintain quick and constant communication with your partners and staff. With that in mind I figured that kick-starting the new year with a custom email address for your business, 30GB of online storage space to share files and documents with ...