The web is abuzz with a report from a Milwaukee-based security firm called Hold Security saying that they have evidence showing a Russian hacker ring has collected a whopping 1.2 billion usernames and passwords from around the web. They discovered this through the use of presumably proprietary deep web monitoring tools. The first question that came to mind when I heard … [Read more...]
More FAQs About Responsive Design
Many people have questions about responsive design WordPress sites. These are some of the most common questions. Can Any Website Be Converted to a Responsive Design? Unfortunately, not all sites are easily converted. A site that has a very complex layout or is "graphic intensive" does not always lend itself to an easy conversion. A design that is graphic intensive will … [Read more...]
Responsive Design FAQs
Responsive design websites are a fairly new approach to Internet technology that is likely to become the standard for website design. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions along with answers. How does responsive design technology work? Responsive design uses CSS3 media queries to detect the display dimensions on a user's viewing device. A web page is then … [Read more...]
What to Expect With Internet Explorer 10
As someone who has been developing web sites for the past 15 years, I have always considered Internet Explorer to be the most broken browser on the planet. If you are going to experience a browser problem with your web site not rendering properly, the problem always seems to show up in IE, even if it displays properly with every other browser. IE has also experienced many more … [Read more...]
What Is a Data Feed?
With respect to affiliate marketing, a data feed is an electronic transmission of product data from a merchant to an affiliate partner. The data is used to update a web site with current product information. In this article, we explain how a data feed works. Most web entrepreneurs who decide to engage in affiliate marketing start out with a web site where they can add text … [Read more...]
What Is An Autoblog?
Whether you wish to call it an autoblog, spam blog, scraper blog, content scraper, autopost or auto updating blog, this technique is used to take content from other sites in order to automatically fill a web site with new content every day. We are seeing more an more autoblogs being added to web every day due to the introduction of several "content building" plugins … [Read more...]
What is a Web Proxy Server?
A web proxy server, sometimes called a web proxy, can serve a variety of purposes. Many of the purposes for using a proxy server are legitimate, but others are suspicious and sometimes malicious. Using a simple definition, a proxy is basically a server that sits between a user and the destination server that the user is accessing. It is an intermediary or go-between that … [Read more...]
History of the Internet
Many people mistakenly believe that Internet was developed in the 1990s. The history of the Internet actually goes much deeper than that. The Internet we use today has evolved over the past 40+ years from a simple communications network to one that spans the globe and includes participants in every country in the world. Many people are also surprised that the Internet started … [Read more...]
PHP Shopping Carts Worth Looking At
A shopping cart is an essential component of every e-commerce site. Although there are literally hundreds of shopping carts to choose from, only a few stand out. PHP is the preferred shopping cart language because it is the most popular web development language on the Internet. When combined with the MySQL database, PHP is unbeatable for cost effectiveness. The selection of … [Read more...]
View Source is Not Working in Internet Explorer
If you are an avid Internet user and use Internet Explorer as your browser, you have probably noticed that there are times when the View Source function in Internet Explorer occasionally stops working. For a Web developer or designer who likes to view the HTML code for a Web site, this can be frustrating. Fortunately, both the explanation to the problem and the solution are … [Read more...]