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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

Monthly Archives: December 2005

Find free courses with OpenCourseWare Finder

By |December 21st, 2005|

Want to take free courses?

The OpenCourseWare Finder organizes and lists open (read:free) university courses with materials that you can access online.

Currently the OpenCourseWare Finder is listing results from five universities like MIT and Tufts. The usefulness of the materials provided online varies from course to course, but it’s worth checking out if you’re interested in […]

A better way to count clicks?

By |December 19th, 2005|

Amazingly, some sites still tout ‘hits’ as the main metric on judging their site’s marketing performance. In response, the industry is trying to standardize the terms and the specific metrics by which we measure web traffic:Since the Internet bust, industry leaders have been trying to clean up the messy spots. One project finalized this past […]

Variables in your CSS via PHP

By |December 14th, 2005|

Some tips on dynamically generating CSS from PHP. Note this first code trick by changing the content type:

< ?php
header(‘Content-type: text/css’);
?>

Read full article: Variables in your CSS via PHP

Google Teaches Bloggers How To Rank | Performancing.com

By |December 14th, 2005|

For bloggers wanting better page rank, a helpful article:
In it, he talks about Google’s problems with splogs on Blogger.com, and their efforts to solve the issue, aswell as giving advice to bloggers on ranking in Google and how bloggers can use Google to find and organize information.
Read full article: Exclusive: Google Teaches Bloggers How To […]

Google Tip: Narrow your search

By |December 14th, 2005|

A handy tip:

Google may be all-knowing, but when you search for the word “java,” even Google doesn’t know if you’re talking about programming or coffee.

Narrow the context of your Google search by subtracting words from your results using the minus sign, like this:

salsa -dance
virus -computer
java -coffee

From: Google School: Subtract words from your search – Lifehacker 

PCWorld.com – U.S. Tech Industry Healthy, Analyst Says

By |December 14th, 2005|

IT is on the rebound, accorindg to Forrester:

"Any suggestion that information technology is yesterday’s news, doesn’t matter, or has lost its edge as an economic driver is just plain wrong," Miller said. "In fact, major trends indicate the opposite is true."

Later Forrester says:

The tech industry has "clearly recovered" from the
recession of 2001-02, Colony said.

Read […]

Why Bloggers Don’t Need SEO

By |December 12th, 2005|

A nice analysis of the power of a blog:
Funny topic of conversation huh? Particularly bearing in mind the participants area of expertise. It’s true though, and it’s something I’ve said here a couple of times in the past: For the most part, bloggers just shouldn’t be worrying about SEO.
Why Bloggers Don’t Need SEO

Embedding WordPress into OS Commerce

By |December 12th, 2005|

Need to wed an eCommerce solution with a Content Management package? Here’s one way how: Embedding WordPress into OS Commerce

The Death of Traditional Book Publishing

By |December 12th, 2005|

Michael Hyatt envisions the death of traditional book publishing:

I am convinced that we are only one device away from a digital publishing tsunami. Consider what happened when Apple launched the iPod in October of 2001. They provided an end-to-end solution that made downloading music easy, portable, and fun. Now,
30-plus million iPods later, iPods are […]

Google: Ten Golden Rules

By |December 8th, 2005|

Google outlines how they deal with their most valuable asset — people.At google, we think business guru Peter Drucker well understood how to manage the new breed of "knowledge workers." After all, Drucker invented the term in 1959. He says knowledge workers believe they are paid to be effective, not to work 9 to 5, […]