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Email: Setting up Gmail for your domain

Google Apps for business offer 25gb of cloud storage for up to 10 users. Here’s how to set up your domain’s email service – already own or register a domain set up a google apps account (free) make some changes to your domain’s email settings (Mx records)* Once it’s all set up you can access your emails anywhere… Read more »

Joomla: How to change permissions to allow YouTube embedding

This article shows Joomla! 1.5 Administrators how to change permissions in the Joomla! back end to avoid issues that prevent the placing of YouTube or other code into an article. Make sure you are logged in to Joomla! (http://www.yoursite.com/administrator) as a Super Administrator. Click on Content > Article Manager in the menu or the Article Manager icon in the Control Panel. Click… Read more »

Joomla: Upload and link to a PDF file

This is how you insert a PDF file using the standard installation of Joomla with the default text editor TinyMCE. 1. Upload the PDF file to a folder in the Joomla Media Manager. Joomla 1.6 and later : Joomla administrator > Content menu > Media Manager Joomla 1.5 Joomla administrator > Site menu > Media Manager Browse and select… Read more »

Facebook: Add another Administrator to a Facebook Page

To add another administrator to your Facebook page - here’s how – Note : the new Administrator must have “liked” the Facebook page first. login with your own personal profile click the little white arrow in the top right hand corner of the screen (next to “home”) a drop down menu appears – look under “Use Facebook… Read more »

Facebook: Create a Facebook Page Vanity URL

Facebook introduced Vanity URLs or Usernames for Facebook Pages. This means you can reserve a short concise URL for your Facebook Page instead of the ugly and long one you initially receive. BEFORE - http://www.facebook.com/pages/Melbourne-Australia/Waterwheel-Creative/139146809443938 AFTER – http://www.facebook.com/waterwheelcreative To set this up you need – to be the Administrator of the account have 25+ people “liking” your Facebook… Read more »

Clearing an Internet Browser’s Cache

Webpage caching is a great function that speeds up internet browsing but sometimes, especially when developing or editing a website, we need to override the cache and force the internet browser to load the newest version of the webpage. What is a Cache? Most Internet Browsers store data from websites you have visited in a… Read more »

How to find your web browser version -€“ Chrome

To find out which version of Chrome you’re using follow these steps: On a Mac. Open your Chrome browser On the menu bar, click the Chrome menu and select “About Chrome” The About Chrome window will appear. Your version number is listed underneath the About Google Chrome heading On a PC Running Windows 7 Click the… Read more »

How to find your web browser version -€“ Firefox

To find out which version of Firefox you’re using follow these steps. On a Mac. Open your Firefox browser On the menu bar, click the Firefox menu and select About Firefox. The About Firefox window will appear. Your version number is listed underneath the Firefox name. On a PC Open your Firefox browser On the… Read more »

How to find your web browser version -€“ Internet Explorer

To find out which version of Internet Explorer you’re using follow these steps. Open Internet Explorer by clicking the Start button, and then clicking Internet Explorer. Click on Help [Ctrl H] Click About Internet Explorer.

How to find your web browser version – Safari

To find out which version of Safari you’re using follow these steps. Open your Safari web browser by clicking on the Safari icon in the dock. Click on Safari in your Safari menu, located at the top of your screen. A drop-down menu will now appear. Choose the option labelled “About Safari”. A dialog box… Read more »

Tips: How to reduce your storage

Image File Size – If you are uploading your own images to your website’s hosting server you should take note of the file size before you upload. Images taken directly from a camera will have a large file size (4MB or higher) but images can be displayed on websites at a much smaller resolution without any noticeable… Read more »

How to take a screen shot- Mac

This article shows you the steps on taking screenshots on an Apple Computer. Press Command-Shift-3 This will take a screenshot of the whole screen, and save it as a file on the desktop. or  Press Command-Shift-4, A cross-hair cursor will appear, click and drag over the area you want to select Release the mouse button.This… Read more »

How to take a screen shot – Windows PC

This article shows you the steps to taking a screenshot on a Microsoft Windows based computer. Press the “PrtScr” button on your keyboard [located top right next to the Function keys i.e. F12] Open an image program such as Photoshop/Corel/MS Paint. Press “Crtl” then “V” or select “Edit” from the menu and click “Paste” –“ the screen shot will appear. Save as the… Read more »