A better way to have browser specific CSS

If you are developing websites you know that not everything works across all browsers. You also know you have to make special allowances for some browsers (*cough* IE *cough*). Before you may have had special external style sheets that directed those special CSS rules for specific browsers. Something like this: <!– [if IE 7]>  <link…

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How to move all the layers in a Flash animation at one time

Question I have a Flash animation that has a bunch of layers. I need to move a big section of all the layers. Is there a way to do this all at once? Highlighting doesn’t seem work. Am I stuck moving every layer individually? Answer The answer is “yes, can move multiple layers”. It’s not…

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How to create an email auto-responder with gmail

Question Lena – I need to know how set an auto-responder on my computer. Answer Easy! Login with your email credentials on your Gmail account. Look for the settings gear in the upper right and click to show the drop down and click “settings” Scroll down to the “Vacation Responder” section and turn it on.…

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Here is how you change the upload file size in WordPress

There you are cruising along writing your new blog article and you need to upload a file. Suddenly you get an error that your file size is over the 2MB limit. Most of the time 2MB is plenty. And, limiting your website upload limits is good practice in case you get hit by a hacker.…

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Help! I lost the password to my TimeCapsule!

Question I had TimeCapsule set up and then got a new machine and moved things around. Anyway, when I go to my Airport Utility it wants to know my TimeCapsule password and I have no clue what it is. How can I retrieve it? Answer This is an easy one! You need to give TimeCapsule…

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John Cleese: A Lecture on Creativity

I found this wonderful 1991 formal lecture by John Cleese speaking about being creative. I think this would be interesting for anyone no matter what your vocation. Additionally, it’s very entertaining as you might expect.

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12 Things To Do After You’ve Written a Blog

This fantastic infogram is from DIVVHQ.

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How to add an album to a page in WordPress using NextGEN Gallery

In this tutorial I will show you how to add an album using existing galleries to a page or post in WordPress, using NextGEN Gallery plugin. This tutorial assumes you already have some galleries created. If you do not, you can go to Gallery –> Add Gallery/Images area of NextGEN to create them and upload…

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FIX: Displaying the Wrong "From" on iPad Email

Question Hi Lena. Recently my iPad 2 started inserting “iPad” in “From” field, when I send from iPad as opposed to laptop. This has caused some problems with people thinking messages are Spam. Do you know how I can fix this so my ATT.net appears instead? Answer Fire up your iPad an go to Settings…

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Is this picture big enough for my brochure?

I get this question a lot from clients when working on a printed piece. Resolution for printed pieces is totally different than for websites. Website (or screen) resolution is only 72dpi. This means your images look like they do on your monitor. But, when you use them for high quality printing, the resolution must be…

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