Category «Webmaster Resources»

OFtN’s Ultra Concise Guide to Schema

Schema, rich snippets, microdata, structured data and whatever else incomprehensible name someone invents… super useful, powerful and wft is it, right? If you do not already understand the power of using schema you have not been paying attention. If you have been paying attention you know there is this… thing… and it does…. something… good. …

DNS propagation tool

While the concept of DNS is simple, the technical details are rather complex. Unless you work with DNS on a regular basis, the intricacies are probably a mystery.  Generally once DNS (for your website, server, computer etc) is configured, we forget about it and it just works – everyone is happy. But things happen and …

Some Nice Free Fonts

Need some decent free replacement fonts for your system? First the Redhat liberation fonts. The liberation fonts give you a free alternative Sans, Serif and Mono. My personal favorite is the Bitstream Vera font family. The Bitstream monospaced font is really nice in my opinion and I primarily use it with my text editor when …

WordPress 2.2 and Plugins

Now that the site has been moved, I am getting to know WordPress again. The release of WordPress 2.2 occurred at the same time I was working on the transition so this site is using the latest and greatest. Along with the new WP version I have been exploring some of the plugin options. Although …

Turning off the language bar in Windows XP

One of the things I dislike about Windows (and MS software in general) is its unquenchable desire to think for you. Sometimes it is not obtrusive but other times when you just want to do something a little differently it can drive you nuts. The Windows “language bar” is one of those components that I …