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Google’s Advanced Search Operators

Google’s Advanced Search Operators Image

A little hidden gem you may not of heard of, Google’s Advanced Search Operators, will search for very specific things in Google’s index. Such as all of the sites that are linked to a given page, sites that Google thinks are related to a given page or just limit the search results to a given domain.

  • Link:dashaver.com will give all pages linked to www.dashaver.com
  • Site:dashaver.com will list all pages on dashaver.com in the Google index

You can get a full list of these and learn more at: http://www.google.com/help/operators.html

What Is Hot Linking?


Hot linking is the practice of linking directly to content on another website. There are cases where this is OK and in these cases it is known to the website or content owner. What about if someone links to an image on your website and puts it in their content. Imagine also that this other website get a lot of traffic. Your web server would also serve up images to this traffic. In this case the would be a lot of traffic to your server and you would be paying for this bandwidth yet the other website is getting the benefit or revenue dollars. -> Read more

How To Take Pictures For Your Website

How To Take Pictures For Your Website

Your subject should be centered and you should be far enough away so that all of it is in the picture and close enough so that there is very little if any background. Make sure no part of your subject touches the outside edge of the picture.

Place your elbows on your waist and brace them in such a way that there is absolutely no movement. Carefully frame your shot and snap the picture. -> Read more

Never be stuck for something to write

You need to write constantly or every day, but what about those times when you just can not think of an article to write? The secret is to work constantly the more you work the more the ideas will come. When you are not writing study you area of interest. If you have an idea for an article start it as soon as possible. Don't wait until you have time to finish it, just get it on paper as soon as possible, even if it is only a sentence to remind you of your idea for an article. -> Read more

Stupid Windows Messages

Have you ever copied a group of files from an external drive to your computer and after watching that silly little animation of paper going to one folder to another the copy finally finishes. Then the windows animation ends and you remove the external drive only to get a message that window delayed write failed? What does that mean? Should we assume that when windows says it done, it is not really done? So was the copy made or not? Why say you are done if you are not done?

What is stupidest windows message you have had?

Continuing windows aggravation

Why should using windows be an aggravation? The problems would be simple to fix, just present an ordinary user-friendly interface. A basic problem is that Windows is continually trying to do what it thinks you want instead of what you say you want or ask it do.

  • Why when opening MSIE does it delete the website you have typed in and put whatever is in your options? Even if your options specify a blank page it will delete the address you type in and show you a blank page. So you are stuck waiting on the slothful implementation of things you do not want done.



  • 3:18 AM 19 December 2014
  • dashaver.com